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Mobile Satellite Users Association April 6,  2020
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SPECIAL COVID-19 NEWS SECTION

MEMBER NEWS 

Isotropic Provides Unrivaled Certainty for Superyacht Sector with iDirect iQ LTE technology
Talk Satellite; March 31, 2020

SES elects Frank Esser as Chairperson, approves all AGM resolutions
SatellitePro ME; April 3, 2020 

Thuraya commits to support UN’s coronavirus global humanitarian response plan
SatellitePro Middle East; March 31, 2020 
 
Antennas re-engineered for new constellations
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; March 30, 2020 
 
After parent company files for bankruptcy, OneWeb Satellites is furloughing staff on Space Coast due to coronavirus
Orlando Sentinel, Chabeli Carrazana; March 30, 2020 
 
Hughes Awarded $3.5M Follow-On Contract from NAVAIR to Enhance Airborne Communications for U.S. Coast Guard
Talk Satellite; March 30, 2020
 
Hughes Named “Market Leader” in 2020 SD-WAN Customer Success Report
Hughes Press Release; March 31, 2020
 
Inmarsat boosts GX constellation with seven new satellites
Riviera Maritime Media,  Martyn Wingrove; April 3, 2020
 
Inmarsat Offering Crews Discounted Voice Calls
MarineLink April 2, 2020
 
Inmarsat takes founding role in first Decarbonising Shipping programme for Asian start-ups
Satellite Evolution Group; March 31, 2020
 
DataMiner increases operational agility at SES
Satellite Evolution Group; March 31, 2020 
 
Anayst: “Eutelsat could buy OneWeb”
SatNews Daily;  March 31, 2020 
 
Cobham Receives Anti-Jam PNT Contract for UK MOD
Via Satellite,  Rachel Jewett;  March 31, 2020
 
OneWeb: Chapter 11 gets us through Covid-19 storm. Then we solicit bids from prospective buyers
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; March 30, 2020
 
Webinar | OneWeb’s Bankruptcy: Impacts and Implications for the Satellite Industry
SpaceNews; April 2, 2020 
 
Spectrum and launch agreement are OneWeb’s most prized assets as sale process begins
Connectivity Business; April 2, 2020
 
Argentine Navy Uses Globalsat, Iridium Certus™ and Thales Tech and Wins the XXIV Oceanic Regatta
Satnews Daily; April 2, 2020

Speedcast Signs Forbearance Agreement with Lender Group
Talk Satellite; April 2, 2020
















 
 
SPECIAL COVID-19 NEWS SECTION  
 

Thuraya commits to support UN’s coronavirus global humanitarian response plan
SatellitePro Middle East; March 31, 2020 

NSR bottom line SSA: Satellite “social” distancing
Satellite Evolution Group; April 1, 2020 

IFC Outlook: Post-Pandemic, the Need for Connectivity Will be Greater Than Ever
Via Satellite, William Calver; April 2, 2020 

China to launch IoT communications satellites named after Wuhan
Xinhua News; April 3, 2020 

The latest wildly false COVID-19 conspiracy theory puts the blame on 5G
FastComapny, Ruth Reader; April 3, 2020

FCC delays CBRS spectrum auction amid Coronavirus
Connected Real Estate Magazine, Joe Dyton; April 2, 2020

OTHER MOBILITY NEWS - market intelligence!

AERONAUTICAL 

Satcom Direct Collaborating With Customers To Define New Standards For Data Management
Simple Flying; April 1, 2020
 
SmartSky unfazed as Gogo challenges validity of mesh network patent
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; April 1, 2020 
 
Display Interactive, Eclipse Global Connectivity team up to take on China
PAXEX.AERO, Seth Miller; April 3, 2020
 
IFEC Provider Global Eagle Showing Signs Of Financial Stress
Simple Flying, Joanna Bailey; April 2, 2020
 
Challenges to Developing Avionics Terminals with Commercial Waveform, Multi-Modem Capability
Aviation Today, Frank Wolfe; April 3, 2020
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
Could Satellites Help Head Off a Locust Invasion?
Space Daily; March 31, 2020
 
 
IOT/M2M
 
IoT Moves to The Final Frontier — Space... An Analysis by OMDIA
SatNews Daily, Sam Lucero; March 31, 2020 
 
The Role of WiFi in IoT
IoT for all, Maravedis; March 31, 2020319
 
Machine to Machine Market Share Set for Broad Growth by 2027
Bandera County Courier; March 26, 2020
 
 
LAND
 
Aqura connecting mines of the future
The Mining Monthly; March 30, 2020
 
The GPS tracking device: For tracking people, property and toilet paper?
Know Techie, Chris Smith; March 31, 2020
 
State Forestry Department uses new technology to detect wildfires
KOB4, Brett Luna; April 1, 2020 
 

MARITIME
 
Danish Operator Sternula Leads LEO Maritime IoT Project
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; April 2, 2020 
 
KONGSBERG Remote Services now available through Vessel Insight
Satellite Evolution Group; April 3, 2020
 
KONGSBERG Maritime offers remote training and assessment
The Digital Ship; March 30, 2020 
 
exactEarth Announces Strategic Divestiture of Select Satellites to Myriota
SpaceRef;  March 31, 2020
  
OneWeb bankruptcy puts future maritime communications at risk
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; March 31,2020
 
Special Report: Connectivity & Satcomms
Marine Professional; April 2, 2020
 
New GTMaritime solution protects shipboard systems from cyber-threats before they emerge
The Digital Ship; April 1, 2020
 
Torvald Klaveness adopts digitalisation technology
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; April 2, 2020
 

 
SATELLITES
 
Lynk Co-Founder Says Satellite-to-Cell Tech Will Be ‘Bigger than 5G’
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; March 30, 2020 
 
Space Startups Are About To Go Through A Great Winnowing
Forbes.com, Fred Kennedy; April 2, 2020 
 

ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
Cubic Tests Ventilators Developed from Satellite Antenna Components  
Via Satellite,  Rachel Jewett;  April 2, 2020
 
 
 
GOVERNMENT
 
FCC Debuts $200M Telehealth Program
Via Satellite,  Rachel Jewett;  March 31, 2020
 
FCC Moves to Boost Wi-Fi Speed
Wall Street Journal, Ryan Tracy; April 1, 2020
 
 
 


 
Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
 
Viasat, Visiontec Broaden Brazilian Partnership to Focus on Delivering High-Speed, High-Quality Satellite Internet to Homes across Brazil English
Talk Satellite; March 31, 2020
 
  
5G
 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Aims To Deliver 5G Simplification
Forbes, Will Townsend; April 2, 2020
 
Microsoft to “bring 5G to life” with Azure Edge carrier project
Capacity, Melanie Mingas; April 2, 2020
 
T-Mobile and Sprint Complete Merger, Promise 5G Gains
Via Satelite, Rachel Jewett; April 2, 2020 
 
The path forward for sub-7 GHz wide-area 5G technology
RCR Wireless; April 2, 2020
 
5G and the future of weather forecasting
WSBT; April 2, 2020
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS

Nokia completes phase one of Zeebrugge port digitalisation
The Digital Ship; April 2, 2020
 
Microsoft Buying Affirmed Networks To Enhance 5G Mobile Offerings
Redmond Magazine, Kurt Mackie; March 26, 2020
 
How Altran plays a pivotal role in 5G, edge
Light Reading, Ray Le Maistre; March 26, 2020
 
Push-To-Talk Over Lte Market Report 2020, Insight Analysis, Driving Factors, Growth Overview And Statistical Forecasts 2026
The Fuel Fox, April 1, 2020
 
Private LTE And 5G Network Ecosystem Market Global Report 2020, Competitive Landscape, Trends Analysis And Business Opportunities 2026
3rd Watch News; April 1, 2020
 
 
OTHER
 
Boost Mobile Sale to Dish Seen Soon, T-Mobile Says
Orange County Business Journal, Kevin Costelloe; April 1, 2020
 
Esteemed Satellite Engineer Richard Dutchik Passes Away
Via Satellite,  Jeffrey Hill; April 3, 2020 
 
BT Confirms that it’s Providing Gov’t with Mobile Location Data
Computer Business Review,  Conor Reynolds; March 30, 2020 
 
How Can Healthcare Professionals Use Geospatial Data to Their Advantage
GIM International, Luukas Raatikainen; March 31, 2020 
 

 
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Provides Business Update on Impact of Coronavirus and Status of Gilat Acquisition
Business Wire; March 31, 2020
 

 
 
 
 
 

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