Blue Sky Network has announced the certification of the firm’s SkyLink 7100 aviation solution, a dual-mode system operating via the Iridium Certus 100 service and local GSM/LTE networks. It will provide its aviation customers with continuous pole-to-pole coverage.
SkyLink 7100 offers best-in-class performance for rotorcraft, air transport, defense, and the burgeoning unmanned aircraft (UAS) industry. SkyLink 7100 will also unlock new capabilities for infrastructure monitoring, cargo delivery, aerial firefighting, emergency medical services (EMS), airline information, military, and crew communications.
SkyLink 7100 is one of four unique products in Blue Sky Network’s SkyLink suite of solutions powered by Iridium Certus 100, with both products and services offered in every market and across land, sea, air and IoT verticals.
“Blue Sky Network is proud to be leading the charge in bringing Iridium Certus solutions to the markets we operate including land, sea, air, and IoT,” said Tucker Morrison, Blue Sky Network CEO. “This latest certification is for the aviation sector, which is where our company first began. We are extending our offer of connectivity solutions across industries and market sectors for customers around the globe.”
“Blue Sky Network has fully embraced all that the Iridium Certus 100 service offers. We look forward to providing this powerful service to Blue Sky Network’s customers around the planet— be it in the air, on land, or at sea. Theirs is truly a powerful combination of small size and high performance that will make it easier and more affordable for enterprise-grade voice, remote monitoring, and data management, enabled by Iridium’s reliable coverage anywhere in the world,” said Bryan Hartin, Iridium EVP, Sales and Marketing.