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Mobile Satellite Users Association July 6  2020
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Satcom Innovation that Continues to Deliver for Mission-Critical Emergency Response
Government Technology, Intelsat General Communications; July 1, 2020
 
Intelsat, OneWeb’s Fate Will Be Decided by Customers, Not Cash Infusions 
Via Satellite , commentary by  Ronald van der Breggen; June 26, 2020 | 
 
Intelsat Beats DOJ Challenge to $17 Million Exec Bonus Plan
Bloomberg Law, Alex Wolf; June 30, 2020 
 
ST Engineering donates $1m to enable digital access for low income households and seniors in Singapore
Satellite Evolution Group; June 29, 2020
 
Hughes, Inmarsat urge FCC restrictions on subsidized C-band satellites
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; June 30, 2020
  
Yahsat’s New Chief Financial Officer, He Comes from SES
SatNews Daily; June 30, 2020
 
Intelsat bankruptcy court approves up to $17 million in incentive payments to 6-member management team
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; July 1, 2020
 
Thuraya Users to Benefit from Ericsson Core Network Modernization
Talk Satellite; July 2, 2020
 
Inmarsat says 15% mining firms have reliable IoT connectivity access
Mining Technology; July 1, 2020
 
Inmarsat investigates the role of technology in enhancing crew welfare
The Digital Ship; June 25, 2020
  
Globalstar Inc. (GSAT) Soars 6.94% on June 30
Equities.com;  June 30, 2020
 
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New!  Mobility News Section
Podcasts and Webinars
 

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Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes With Niklas Hedman
SpaceWatch Global; July 21, 2020
 
The SpaceFund targets transformational space technologies
SpaceQ Podcast, Rick Tumlinson, ; July 2, 2020 
 
WebTalk: Dr. Bleddyn Bowen on War in Space: Strategy, Spacepower, Geopolitics
Spacewatch Global; June 30, 2020 
 
Thursday Morning Conversation with Yahsat CEO Masood Mahmood
Via Satellite Webcast; July 2, 2020
 
SAVE THE DATE: NOAA’s Future Satellite Architecture
SpaceNews, Aug. 20, 11a.m.
 
Keeping 5G operational costs under control
FierceWireless Webinar, Thursday, July 16, 2020 11am EST / 8am PST
 
Via Satellite interviews Spacebridge
Via Satellite Video, 5:45
OTHER MOBILITY NEWS
Pandemic-related news highlighted below
MARKET INTELLIGENCE
 
Vertical Markets & Supply Chain
 
AERONAUTICAL
 
Satcom Direct Is Taking Training To New Heights
Simple Flying, Joanna Bailey, July 2, 2020
 
CPI uniquely positioned with aircraft radome solutions for two rivals
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; June 28, 2020 
 
SmartSky counters Gogo’s patent dispute
PAXEX.AERO, Seth Miller; July 1, 2020 
 
Qantas lounges reopen in Australia, inflight wifi service resumes
PAXEX.AERO, Seth Miller; June 30, 2020 
 
Nokia, EE team up for new air-to-ground connectivity network
PAXEX.AERO, Seth Miller; June 30, 2020 
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
Iowa AgriTech Accelerator announces four startups for 2020 cohort
Clay and Milk, Jake Slobe; July 1, 2020
 
OPINION: Investing in digital agriculture can help Africa beat this pandemic
Reuters,  Ban Ki-moon & Patrick Verkooijen; July 1, 2020

 
 
IOT/M2M
 
5G Is Just One IoT Connectivity Option
IoT World Today, Pete Bartolik; July 2, 2020
 
Poor connectivity hampers IOT deployment in mining sector
iTWeb, Samuel Mungadze; July 2, 2020
 
Former Ingenu execs want to build an IoT satellite network
Stacey on IoT, Stacey Higginbotham; June 30, 2020 
 
IoT contact tracing underscores connectivity potential
Connectivity Business; July 1, 2020
 
Aussie Rick Somerton to head satellite IoT player eSat Global
IoT Australia, Stuart Corner; July 2, 2020 
 
LAND
 
Bushfire response: rural stations to receive back-up satellites to avoid communications breakdowns
Canberra Times,Katie Burgess; July 1, 2020
 
After Self-Driving Cars, Amazon Now Aims For Space
Analytics India Magazine, Srishti Deoras; July 2, 2020
 
BP invests US$5mn in cloud-based geospatial analytics software company
Oil Review; July 3, 2020
 
‘Oil and gas industry should use technology to rethink global energy system’
Oil Review; July 3, 2020
 
BMW explores in-car subscriptions for smart, connected services
ZDNet; Charlie Osborne; July 3, 2020
 
 
MARITIME
 
Kongsberg Unveils Holistic Vessel Monitoring Tool
MarineLink; July 2, 2020
 
Kongsberg Digital Acquires COACH Solutions
MarineLink;  July 1, 2020
 
Horizon Technologies’ Additional £100,000 Innovate UK Grant for AMBER™ CubeSat-based Intelligence Data Service
SatNews Daily; July 1, 2020 
 
Global Dark Ship Detection With HawkEye 360’s New Radar Signals Capabilities
SatNews Daily;  July 1, 2020 
 
Syntelix Re-Signs with Hispasat to Meet Maritime Capacity Demand
Via Satellite, Jeffrey Hill; July 2, 2020 
 
BoatUS says FCC's message to boaters and those relying on GPS: 'Tough Luck'
Powerboat World, Scott Croft; June 26, 2020
 
How Project Hygiea plans to save cruise sector from COVID-19
Marine Professional; June 25, 2020

 
 
SATELLITES

ESA Chief Woerner To Leave In 12 Months. His Adversaries Got Their Way. But What Do They Want? Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; June 25, 2020 
 
Aircom Pacific to Develop Test Program for Telesat LEO
Via Satellite, Annamarie; June 26, 2020 
 
China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Russia ask ITU to extend satellite deadlines, Covid-19 among explanations
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; June 29, 2020
 
Satellite Internet will take on Fibre and LTE in South Africa
My Broadband, Hanno Labuschagne; June 29 , 2020 

Telesat submits bid for OneWeb assets, finds itself uncomfortably matched against UK government offer
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; June 30, 2020
 
Could OneWeb help solve Britain’s rural broadband problems?
The Telegraph (UK), Matthew Field; July 2, 2020
 
UK seeks to be LEO pioneer as it leads winning bid for OneWeb
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby;  July 3, 2020
 
 
ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
ThinKom demonstrates IFC antenna interoperability with LEO, MEO and GEO satellites
Space Daily; Jun 26, 2020 
 
Smallsat antenna builder Anywaves, RF hardware provider Syrlinks sign commercial X-, S-band partnership
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; July 2, 2020
 
Antenna producer opens Cherokee County plant
Atlanta Journal Constitution; July 2, 2020
 
C-COM Completes Integration with Comtech EF Data Heights™ Networking Platform
SatNews Daily; July 1, 2020
 
 
GOVERNMENT
 
GPS committee calls FCC Ligado order a “grave error”
SpaceNews, Jeff Foust — July 1, 2020
 
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.8 Million Delivery Order to Support Critical Air Force and Army Anti-Jam Modem Program
BusinessWire; June 29, 2020
Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
 
SpaceBridge Supplies SCT With HTS Broadband VSAT Network
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady;  June 30, 2020
 
Hughes launches high-speed satellite internet service for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Mexico
Satellite Evolution Group; July 1, 2020
 
Liquid Telecom provides VSAT connectivity to new ISP in Malawi
ITP.net, Chris Kelly; July 1, 2020
 
Optus Places Order for Airbus OneSat
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; July 2, 2020
 
 
5G
 
Study: Lower 3 GHz band key to US 5G
Advanced Television; July 3, 2020 
 
DISH Names Cloud Service Partner for 5G Network, Acquires Boost Mobile
Via Satellite, Jeffrey Hill; July 1, 2020 
 
Dish, SpaceX drive calls for new look at 12 GHz band
FierceWireless,  Monica Alleven; Jun 29, 2020
 
5G switching gets a 2D boost
Pysics World, Isabelle Dumé; July 1, 2020
 
NEC sees Huawei’s woes as chance to crack 5G market
Financial Times, Kana Inagaki and Nic Fildes; July 1, 2020
 
South Korea to reallocate mid-band spectrum for 5G use
ZDNet, Cho Mu-Hyun; June 29, 2020
 
Carmakers and industrial companies turn ignition for 5G private wireless networks
Connectivity Business; July 3, 2020
 
Nokia secures Taiwan Mobile 5G network, to launch this year
TechWire, Joe Devanesan; July 3, 2020
 
5G and Wi-Fi 6: Unlikely allies
ZDNet, Scott Fulton III; July 1, 2020
 
What to expect from the next version of 5G
Engadget, Cherlynn Low; July 3, 2020
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
 
This new 'standalone' 5G network leaves 4G behind
ZDNet, Daphne Leprince-Ringuet; July 3, 2020
 
Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile gang up against Charter C-band petition
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven; June 30, 2020
 
Missouri farm makes hay with edge computing, private LTE
Light Reading, Mike Dano; June 30, 2020
 
Secure Private LTE Broadband that Outperforms Wi-Fi Now Offered by ITsavvy
EINPresswire; July 1, 2020
 
CBRS auction creates challenges, opportunities for utility companies
Light Reading, Martha Degrasse; July 1, 2020
 
Rural Cloud Initiative seeks to bring the edge to rural America
RCR Wireless,  Kelly Hill; July 2, 2020
 
Securing the private-wireless connected power grid
Smart Energy International; July 2, 2020 
 
Microsoft locks down more IoT security with latest acquisition
Light Reading, Martha Degrasse; June 29, 2020
 
Geoverse, Orion Labs to Deliver Frontline Workforce Communications
Financial News Co. (UK); July 1, 2020
 
How future-proof wireless connectivity can enhance digitalised mining
EngineerLive; June 29, 2020
 
 
OTHER
 
African Telecommunications Union and Ericsson sign MoU to accelerate ICT growth in Africa
BroadcastPro Middle East;   June 14, 2020
 
Indigenous Companies Open Viasat Ground Station in Central Australia
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewet; July 1, 2020 
 
 

 
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