As high-profile companies such as SpaceX start to deploy thousands of small satellites in orbit to provide global internet connectivity, what happened with the couple of small companies that sought to provide the service over the continental U.S. using commercial aircraft? Not much, according to U.S. securities filings, acrimonious social media chatter, and a dearth of new announcements from the once-enthusiastic companies. Simi Valley, California-based Airborne Wireless Network (AWN) and ...

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