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Mobile Satellite Users Association February 4,  2019
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THIS WEEK:  SmallSat Symposium 2019 
MEMBER NEWS
 
 
OneWeb COO Suzi McBride Returns to Iridium
Via satellite, Annamarie Nyirady, February 1, 2019
 
Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, Chosen to 2019 Wash100 for Satellite Network Completion Leadership
ExecutiveBiz, Darwin McDaniel; February 1, 2019
 
Collins Aerospace signs agreement to provide Iridium Certus terminals on Boeing 737 MAX and 777X airplanes
Intelligent Aerospace; January 29, 2019
 
Satcom Global Supplied Winning Rowing Team Tyne with Iridium GO! SATCOM
SatNews Daily; January 31, 2019 
 
OneWeb Delays Launch of Satellites Over Problems With Russian Carrier - Chairman © Sputnik News; January 31, 2019
 
T-Mobile, C-Band Alliance spar over plans for 3.7-4.2 GHz
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven; February 1, 2019 
 
Satellite C-Band Alliance plays the China card with the FCC
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; January 31, 2019
 
The 2019 Board of Directors and the Satellite Mobility Awards are Announced by the Mobile Satellite Users Association
Satnews Daily; January 30, 2019
 
SES Networks Assists Digicel Tonga with Customer Connectivity Challenges Due to Undersea Cable Cuts
Satnews Daily; January 30, 2019
 
Thales Alenia Space/Eurospace Chief Executive Jean-Loic Galle on Europe’s flirtation with New Space
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; January 29, 2019 
 
Blue Sky Network to Deliver RockAIR Tracking to U.S. Aviation Marketplace
SatNews Daily; January 28, 2019
 
Resolute Mining Connects Syama Operations to the Cloud with SES Networks
Talk Satellite; January 24, 2019
 
Speedcast Wins Contract for Fully-Managed Communications with Fred. Olsen Windcarrier
PRNewswire; January 29, 2019 
 
Belgian court asks European Court of Justice to assess legality of Inmarsat in-flight-connectivity service
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; February 1, 2019
 
Inmarsat To Provide GX Aviation Inflight Broadband To Indonesia's Garuda
RTT News; January 30, 2019
 
Mining industry vulnerable to cyber threats from insecure Industrial IoT deployments, finds Inmarsat
Mining Global, Daniel Brightmore; January 31, 2019
 
Tesacom signs an agreement as distribution partner (DP) of Inmarsat for Latin America
Talk Satellite; January 31, 2019 
 
American Airlines customers get free Apple Music with Viasat
Get Connected; January 30,2019
 

 
 
 
 
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       THIS WEEK

MSUA to Host Panel:  Antennas – Tracking and Phased Array Antennas and will be held Wednesday February 6th, 12:15 pm; February 4 - 7, 2019Register 

 
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PLAN NOW...The 2019 Satellite Mobility Innovation Award categories include:
 
Top Mobility User Experience Solution

Top Connected Platform Solution

Top Infrastructure Solution

Top Public Safety Solution

Top Cybersecurity Solution

Top 5G Hybrid Connectivity Solution

Company to Watch

 
Applications will be accepted through April 10th and can be emailed to marketing@msua.org.
Include a 1 - 2 page description of your innovation along with evidence substantiating its market success.  All MSUA Members are invited to participate.  Good Luck!  
 

 
MARKET INTELLIGENCE

Vertical Markets & Supply Chain
   

AERONAUTICAL
 
Lufthansa Systems enables new financing model for IFEC
Get Connected; January 31, 2019
 
Collins Aerospace stays the course with wireless vision for IFEC
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; January 29, 2019
 
Op-Ed | The space industry’s game-changing role in next-generation aircraft tracking and surveillance
SpaceNews, Karl; January 25, 2019 
 
JetSuiteX to launch SmartSky Networks connectivity across fleet
Get Connected; January  30, 2019
 
We ask Satcom Direct what we can expect in 2019
Get Connected; January  29, 2019
 

AGRIBUSINESS
 
Ocheyedan native, developer of FarmlandFinder, earns national recognition
AgWeek, Julie Buntjer; January 31, 2019
 
Rural Worthington cattle producers use technology to build quality herd
The Globe, Leah Ward; January 31, 2019
 
Rwanda Set To Launch Its First Telecoms Satellite This Year
Ventures Africa, Ajifowoke Michael Gbenga; February
 

IOT/M2M
 
Thailand’s mu Space Unveils Space Exploration Ambitions
SpaceWatch Asia Pacific; January 28, 2019
 
Ericsson extends IoT portfolio
ZDNet, Corinne Reichert; February 1, 2019
 
RAD Introduces Secure Industrial IoT Gateway with Edge Computing Capabilities
PR.com; February 1, 2019
 
 
LAND
 
SEAT and Telefónica join forces for 5G-connected smart car
AndroidPIT, Silvia Santos; January 29, 2019
 
Utilis Seeks Out Sneaky Leaks in the Tropics of Trinidad and Tobago  
SatNews Daily; January 29, 2019 
 
Bluefield adds customers for methane detection
SpaceNews, Debra Werner; January 30, 2019
 
Microsoft and MIT can detect AI 'blind spots' in self-driving cars
Engadget, Jon Fingas; January 27, 2019
 
 
MARITIME
 
Progress accelerates for GMDSS modernisation
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; February 1, 2019
 
Port of Rotterdam puts IoT platform into operation
The Digital Ship; January 31, 2019
 
Radio Holland supplies Nav/Com package for catamaran ferry
The Maritime Executive; January 29, 2019
 
Satellite firm Spire moves into shipping industry
BBC Good Morning Scotland, Andrew Black; February 1, 2019 
 
For satellite-AIS provider exactEarth, 2019 looks to be the prove-it year
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; January 28, 2019 
 
Tanker group upgrades VSAT with security and IT management
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; January 30, 2019
 
Furuno navigation solutions for expedition cruise ships
The Digital Ship; January 30, 2019
 
Owners use VSAT to enhance operations
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; January 29, 2019
 
IoT: don't forget about data security
Marine Electronics & Communications,  Ed Martin; January 31, 2019
 

SATELLITES
 
Countries in Africa ordering their first satellite adds to mixed GEO communications outlook
Satellite Finance, Craig Barner; January 30, 2019 
 
Telesat makes deals with Blue Origin and Loon for its internet satellite ...
GeekWire, Alan Boyle; January 31, 2019
 

ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
Ball Aerospace's Flat Panel Antenna Communicates with Telesat's LEO Phase 1 Satellite ... First Demo Completed  
SatNews Daily: January 28, 2019 
 
Oxford Space Systems lands largest ever first-time supplier contract with UK MoD
Satellite Evolution Group; January 28, 2019
 
 
 


Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
  
Blue Origin To Launch Satellites For Company Battling SpaceX And Others For Space Internet Supremacy
Forbes, Jonathan O'Callaghan; February 1, 2019
 
How America’s internet connectivity issues are holding the country back
The Verge, Zachary Mack ; January 31, 2019
 
New reports show blazing-fast growth for satellite internet market
WhaTech Channel, Paul Hosking; January 28, 2019
 
Can Satellite Broadband Support the Streaming Wave?
Talk Satellite,  Lluc Palerm-Serra | NSR; January 23, 2019 
 
Vox launches new satellite broadband packages
My Broadband (South Africa), Jamie McKane; January 30, 2019
 
Axiz partners on high throughput satellite
IT-Online; January 30, 2019
 
Alphabet’s Loon Sets Its Sights On The Satellite Industry
The Verge,  Nick Statt; January 31, 2019 
 
Gilat to Provide Broadband Solution for India’s GSAT-11
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; January 31, 2019 
 
 
5G
 
Major risk of US falling behind in 5G race
Advanced Television; February 1, 2019
 
5G and LTE Market Expected to Surpass $5 Billion by 2021
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; January 28, 2019 
 
EU considers proposals to exclude Chinese firms from 5G networkss
Reuters, Robin Emmott, Foo Yun Chee, Joanna Plucinska; January 30, 2019
 
Fujitsu Partners with BridgeWave Communications to Provide Enterprise Customers and Service Providers with 5G Wireless Backhaul Networks
Telecom Reseller; January 28, 2019 
 
FCC sets date for second 5G auction
Mobile World Live, Diana Goovaerts; February 1, 2019
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
  
5G and LTE Market Expected to Surpass $5 Billion by 2021
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; January 28, 2019
 
Mobile connectivity trends in manufacturing
Significant opportunity awaits with the next wave of wireless
The Fabricator, Kurt Jacobs; January 29, 2019
 
AT&T tees up multiple 3.5 GHz test sites in Ohio, Tennessee
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven; January 30, 2019 
 
Portugal's EDP to set up private telephone network
Telecompaper; February 1, 2019 
 
 
OTHER
 
FLIR's UAS acquisition continues strong interest in market
Washington Technology, Nick Wakeman; January 28, 2019 
 
WORK Microwave introduces world's first commercial V-band frequency converters
Satellite Evolution Group; January 30, 2019
 
How France uses law as a strategic tool for growing its satellite industry | Special Report
Satellite Finance, Willy Mikalef; January 31, 2019 
 
New disruption wave rushes toward LEO sector as Telesat plans balloon connectivity solution
Satellite Finance, Craig Barner; January 31, 2019
 
 
 

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