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Preview: Internet in the Sky

Airborne Wireless Network has a plan to bring better broadband connectivity to the masses. The Simi Valley company is creating a network that will use commercial aircraft as wireless relay stations. Connected to other aircraft as they fly the skies over the United States, this network would augment a ground-based internet service as well as for those aboard the aircraft. Jason de Mos, vice president of business development at Airborne, described the link as a virtual cable where multiple aircraft create a flying spider web of connectivity. Read the full story in the July 9 issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.

Mark Madler
Mark Madler
Mark R. Madler covers aviation & aerospace, manufacturing, technology, automotive & transportation, media & entertainment and the Antelope Valley. He joined the company in February 2006. Madler previously worked as a reporter for the Burbank Leader. Before that, he was a reporter for the City News Bureau of Chicago and several daily newspapers in the suburban Chicago area. He has a bachelor’s of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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