Patent Number: 8,578,037

Title: Aircraft data services

Abstract: A method and system provide efficient, flexible, and convenient data communication services over public wireless systems. The system includes a data communication server, having a plurality of interface units, for facilitating data communication between a moving object and one or more ground terminals via a radio communication path. The data communication server establishes the radio communication path over one of a plurality of wireless data networks including packet data networks and satellite data networks and preferably includes a pre-determined software architecture.

Inventors: Nelson; Eric A. (Bellevue, WA), O'Meara; Michael B. (Seattle, WA)

Assignee: AT&T Mobility II LLC

International Classification: G06F 15/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017