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Mobile Satellite Users Association November 26,  2018
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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE
Catherine A. Melquist


Dear MSUA members and satellite mobility followers,  

I wanted to highlight for your attention a recent webinar made available by MSUA member Orbcomm, entitled Supercharge Your IoT and M2M Solutions. Throughout the upcoming year, MSUA will feature webinar content developed by our member organizations.  This is just one of the many benefits offered with a 2019 MSUA membership -- on sale now through 31 December 2018.  See details below.  

In this webinar, you'll learn what Orbcomm is doing to help satellite mobility VARs quicken their time to market, increase revenue, and reduce complexity in IoT and M2M solution deployment. For questions about satellite/cellular connectivity, hardware, or remote monitoring and control in general, click to reach an Orbcomm IoT representative.   
 
Watch the Webinar Replay here


 
PS - MSUA also appreciates content shared with us by our industry partners.  This week we thank Satellite Finance for making the following article available to Mobility News Readers.

Moving Forward. Smarter Together.  
Now on to Mobility News!
MSUA MEMBER NEWS

Alliance promises speedy build for C-band
Advanced Television; November 21, 2018

Operators pursue MEO networks as hybrid satellite orbits for inflight connectivity come into focus Satellite Finance, Craig Barner; November 21, 2018

Inmarsat and Cobham launch a UAV programme around resilient satcom sUAS Press – November 22, 2018

Inmarsat signs agreements with ANSPs for Iris programme Get Connected; November 21, 2018

Endorsement for Intellian's New Multi-Band Antennas Awarded by SES Networks SatNews Daily; November 19, 2018

Panasonic, TRT team for in-flight broadcasting Rapid TVNews; November 19, 2018

New Components Added by Inmarsat to Fleet Secure Satnews Daily; November 19, 2018

ORBCOMM Launches Next-Generation Refrigerated Container Monitoring Solution November 6, 2018

Carlisle eager to work with Inmarsat, Panasonic for nextgen GX installs Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; November 15, 2018

VT iDirect joins ESA SATis5 Consortium to help drive integration of 5G and satellite networks Satellite Evolution Group; November 19, 2018

Russian security service and space agency in conflict over private US satellites Sky News; November 20, 2018

SPOT Satellite GPS Messaging Devices Surpass Billion Messages Transmitted, 6,100 Rescues Worldwide Business Wire; November 20, 2018

Speedcast Begins Installation of Telecom Systems for Gas Platform Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; November 21, 2018

Speedcast Aids Digital TV Switchover in Malaysia PR; November 22, 2018

Thuraya X5-Touch is first satellite phone with Android: Price, specifications
The Indian Express; November 22, 2018

Thales Alenia Space Proceeds With Stratobus Airship Design Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, Thierry Dubois; November 21, 2018

Iridium asks FCC to remove ‘outdated’ rules
GPS World; November 19, 2018 

Global Marine Military Antenna Market 2018 – Harris, Cobham, Rohde & Schwarz, Terma, Rami, Alaris Antennas
Times of Jersey; November 22, 2018
 


 

 
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INDUSTRY NEWS

MARITIME
 
Global Marine Military Antenna Market 2018 – Harris, Cobham, Rohde & Schwarz, Terma, Rami, Alaris Antennas
Times of Jersey; November 22, 2018

Samsung Heavy Industries’ smart ship system cyber certified
The Digital Ship; November 20, 2018
 
Singapore seeks maritime digital transformation
Marine Electronics & Communications, Ed Martin; November 20, 2018
 
Full Speed Ahead: Telenor Exec on the Ka-Band Maritime Market
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; November 19, 2018 
 
The Open Arms takes to the sea with a new communications system provided by HISPASAT and Syntelix
Satellite Evolution Group; November 20, 2018
 
Stratobus team, with a settled design, sees first market as persistent border/maritime surveillance
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; November 22, 2018 
 
Dell Technologies, Arundo Analytics Launch IoT Bundle for Maritime
MarineLink, Laxman Pai; November 18, 2018
 
Telemedicine should be mandatory on ships
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; November 21, 2018
 
Improving crew welfare through VSAT, satellite phones and credits
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; November 16, 2018
 
Navarino’s Angel gets CSO Alliance backing
The Digital Ship; November 22, 2018
 
AERONAUTICAL
  
Seamless Air Alliance continues member growth, agrees framework
Runway Girl Network, John Walton; November 22, 2018
 
Delta selects new wireless seatback IFE for A330-900neo
Runway Girl Network, Jason Rabinowitz; November 19, 2018
 
Southwest Airlines struggling to rectify onboard Wi-Fi problems
Chicago Business Journal, Lewis Lazare; November 19, 2018
 
ISO issues drones standards
Electronics Weekly.com , David Manners; November 21, 2018 
 
Better Connectivity Choices
MRO Network, Henry Canaday; November 15, 2018 
 
Northrop Grumman secures ground to air communication requirements for airports in Poland
Satellite Evolution Group; November 21, 2018
 
Boeing and SparkCognition to Launch Joint Venture SkyGrid
Talk Satellite; November 20, 2018 
 
FLYHT Appoints Jeffrey Rex VP of Sales & Marketing
Company Announces Management Changes
Globe Newswire; November 23, 2018
 
#Humpspotter Alert: Air Tanzania A220 and Norwegian Air Argentina
Runway Girl Network, Jason Rabinowitz; November 22, 2018
  
LAND
 
HUBER+SUHNER streamline passenger experience with launch of 5 Port railway roof top antenna
Satellite Evolution Group; November 22, 2018
 
CropIn Raises $8 Million to Develop New Agriculture Technology
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; November 21, 2018
 
Western Australia invests AU$5m in regional broadband for agritech
ZDNet, Corinne Reichert; November 21, 2018
 
Self-Driving Cars Encounter Political Roadblocks
Wall Street Journal, Mike Colias and Tim Higgins; November 19, 2018 
 


 

5G
 
Private LTE market predicted to exceed $27bn by 2024 
NewElectronics; November 23, 2018
 
Private cellular and edge pre-empt 5G in industrial use cases
Wireless Watch; November 20, 2018

Telefónica, Nokia Demo New 5G Use Case for Industry 4.0
The Fast Mode, Ray Sharma; November 19, 2018  
 
ESA Pioneering Use Of Virtual And Augmented Reality In Space
SpaceWatch Global; November 20, 2018 
 
HUBER+SUHNER joins NGMN Alliance as partner to meet the challenges of the impending 5G future
Satellite Evolution Group; November 20, 2018
 
Satcom Policy Needs To Upgrade As India Approaches 5G
Indo-Asian News Service; November 22, 2018
 
Europe 5G network buildout to trigger deals, won't bust capex budgets
Reuters, Douglas Busvine; November 16, 2018

BROADBAND
 
Kepler Receives FCC Approval to Access US Market for Satellite Communication Services
Business Wire; November 16, 2018 
 
Space Tango Reveals Plans for LEO Commercialization with their ST-42 Autonomous Orbital Platform
Satnews Daily; November 19, 2018 
 
Canada Has 'No Plan' to Bring Broadband to Rural and Remote Communities, Watchdog Says
Motherboard, Jordan Pearson; November 20 2018
 
Connectivity Business Investment Conference | 2019
26 & 27 June 2019 | New York
Satellite Finance; November 23, 2018
 
U.S. mobile broadband is among the most expensive in the world, new report finds
FierceWireless, Matt Kapko;  November 19, 2018 
 
Blazing Fast Internet Connectivity From Space Is Coming -- Here's How to Play It
The Street.com, Jon Markman; November 23, 2018 
 
GOVERNMENT
 
C-COM granted US patent for phase shifter technology
Talk Satellite ; November 20, 2018
 
Unusually diverse capex strategies set satellite operators apart in uncertain data and video climate
Satellite Finance, Jason Rainbow; November 21, 2018 
 
UAE’s space sector comes of age
November 21, 2018;  Gulf News
 
All British ‘eye in the sky’ to tackle oil spills, illegal shipping and deforestation
Satellite Evolution Group; November 23, 2018
 
Airspan Buys Mimosa for Fixed Wireless Know-How
Light Reading, November 21, 2018
 
What Are The Reasons For The Global LTE and 5G Market Rise In Near Future? Along with Top Key Players like AT&T, T-mobile, Sprint, Verizon, China Mobile Ltd., Vodafone Group plc, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation
OPenPR; November 23, 2018
 
KT develops AI to detect telecom failures
ZDNet, Cho Mu-Hyun; November 22, 2018

IOT/M2M
 
A Price War Coming for Satcom IoT?
Talk Satellite , Alan Crisp | NSR; November 19, 2018 
 
Global Satellite-enabled IoT Market is Booming with the Major Players Like Eutelsat, Inmarsat Adopting Latest Technologies
BittStreet, Joel Degan; November 22, 2018
 
 
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