Mobile Satellite Users Association July 18,  2017
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COMSAT announces cybersecurity programs for maritime industry
Satellite Evolution Group; July 11, 2017
A 22,300 Mile High Network Backup Plan, Jonathan Kozlowski; July 11, 2017
Globalstar must raise US$114m by October as part of restructuring agreement
Satellite Finance, Craig Barner; July 14, 2017 
Orbcomm Brings Satellite M2M Services to China
July 13, 2017 – Via Satellite, Kendall Russell 
In reversal, Panasonic keeps payloads plan close to its vest
Runway Girl Network, Seth Miller; July 13, 2017
Panasonic stealing a march on regional/new jet connectivity work?
Runway Girl Network, John Walton; July 10, 2017
Interview: Speedcast CEO P.J. Beylier
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; July 11, 2017 
OneWeb vouches for high reliability of its deorbit system
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; July 10, 2017 
Ruag enters Florida space business ecosystem with OneWeb satellite plant
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; July 12, 2017 
Panasonic Avionics Boosts In-Flight Connectivity Over Canada
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; July 10, 2017 
Inmarsat Provides Pacific Northwest, Bering Sea Coverage for Dunlap
Marine Link, Eric Haun; July 13, 2017
Arcep consults on CGC authorisation for Inmarsat EAN project
Telecompaper; July 14,2017 
Inmarsat teams up with Team Rubicon to assist with emergency response efforts
Charity Digital Digest, Austin Clark;July 13, 2017
Intelsat, BCom and Newtec launch IntelsatOne Mobile Reach Solar 2G Service for Sub-Saharan Africa wireless networks
Satellite Evolution Group; July 11, 2017
Intelsat EpicNG Enables a New Class of COTM for the DoD
Mil Tech, Maciej Heyman; July 11, 2017 
Iridium Eyes Certification as Global Maritime Distress Safety Systems Service Provider
GovCon Wire, Anna Forrester; July 14, 2017
Making data collection and use easier
Farm Industry News; Willie Vogt; July 12, 2017
Speedcast and Geoscience Australia's Connectivity Contract Continued
SatNews Daily; July 11, 2017
AST win contract to supply 30 x VSAT to SEACOR Marine
Satellite Evolution Group; July 11, 2017
ORBCOMM and MCN to offer IDP service in China
Satellite Evolution Group; July 11, 2017
Comtech receives orders from international space customer of $1.9 million
Satellite Evolution Group; July 12, 2017
DISA Awards Comtech a $14.5 Million Contract Modification
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; July 11, 2017
ViaSat (VSAT) Names Varsha Rao to Board of Directors; July 12, 2017 
Encompass Digital Media strikes managed service deal with Viasat World
TVB Europe, Jenny Priestley; 14 July 2017
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Maritime cyber security platform unveiled
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; July 13, 2017
Be Cyber Aware at Sea launches new video to raise awareness of cybercrime in the maritime industry
Satellite Evolution Group; July 12, 2017
ISRO develops ship borne transportable antenna terminal   
The Indian Express; July 12, 2017
How safe are your autonomous ships?
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; July 12, 2017
Wi-Fi on planes: Are cyber-security fears tough to tackle?
Press Trust Of India; July 11, 2017 
Global Eagle now paying cash penalty for financial-reporting delays
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; July 12, 2017
Virgin Hints At International Inflight Wi-Fi
Travel Weekly, Hannah Edensor; July 12, 2017
Singapore exploring space-based VHF comms
Air Traffic; July 13, 2017
Saudi Arabia’s SANS, Aireon launch space-based ADS-B surveillance concept of operations
Air Traffic; July 14, 2017
Upper airspace working group paves way for new and emerging aerospace technologies
Air Traffic; July 14, 2017
Anylive makes substantial connectivity gains
Satellite Evolution Group; July 11, 2017
Christchurch agri-tech company CropLogic launches prospectus
Business Day (New Zealand), Chris Hutching; July 14 2017
Viewpoint: Pulling The IoT Out Of Its “Dumb Green Screen” Rut
MRO Network, Timothy Butler; July 10, 2017
The number of smart homes in Europe and North America reached 30.3 million in 2016
Satellite Evolution; July 13, 2017 - Group 
Neousys announces IGT-20, an ARM-based IoT, IIoT and automation gateway
Satellite Evolution Group; July 13, 2017
IoT Accelerating Globalization of Food Production and Processing
IOT Journal; July 12, 2017
Adapting phased array antennas for 5G millimeter wave systems
RCR Wireless News, Sean Kinney;  July 14, 2017 
Microsoft wants to close the rural broadband gap with TV white spaces
The Verge, Tom Warren; July 11, 2017 
Expert GPS Panel: New Ligado Plan Still Harms GPS
Inside GNSS, Dee Ann Divis; July 11, 2017 
Konnect Africa CEO on the Right Business Model for Broadband in the Region
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; July 12, 2017 
NTS-Plus starts satellite broadband services
Telecompaper; July 13, 2017

FCC comms watchdog’s move to allocate car collision spectrum has aviation safety benefits
Air Traffic; July 14, 2017
FCC Grants Arycom License to Operate in the US
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; July 12, 2017  
Kratos to Study Satcom Resiliency for US Government
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; July 12, 2017
Transport Canada's Arctic drone project delayed 2 years by arms-control rules
CBC News, Dean Beeby; July 14, 2017
Satellite industry cites growth as driver for spectrum policy
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven | July 12, 2017 
Future Investments in VSAT: What you Need to Know
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; July 10, 2017 
Cloud Constellation Partners with Teknomobil to Deliver SpaceBelt Storage and Transmission Services to Turkey and the Middle East
PRNewswire; July 12, 2017
BridgeSat - New CEO appointed, Mr. Barry Matsumori
Satnews Daily; July 12, 2017

The symposium will explore innovations and changes that are expected to cause major disruption to the established satellite marketplace.  

Date:  October 2 - 3, 2017
Location: Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley. 
MSUA will host a panel titled, Mobile Satellite Connectivity.
Registration:  15% registration discount is offered to MSUA members.  

For more information click here.  


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