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Mobile Satellite Users Association August 31,  2020
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MEMBER NEWS
 
AST Forms Joint Venture with Wright Technologies
Maritime Logistics Professional; August 27, 2020
 
Bill Gates leads $85.2 million investment in satellite antenna company Kymeta
VentureBeat, Paul Sawers; August 25, 2020
 
Kymeta kicks off beta trial program for the next generation u8 ku-band terminal and Kymeta Connect™ connectivity services
Satellite Evolution Group; August 25, 2020
 
Kymeta Raises Approx. $85M in Funding
finSMEs; August 25, 2020
 
Globalstar launches new SPOT Gen4 satellite messenger in EMEA
Satellite Evolution Group; August 24, 2020
 
AAC Clyde, Saab & Orbcomm, with Swedish government seed financing, to build global maritime navigation constellation
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; August 24, 2020
 
ORBCOMM Receives 2020 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award
Globe Newswire; August 24, 2020
 
ST Engineering iDirect, Paratus, KNS Bring Connectivity to African Mining Ships
Via Satellite,  Annamarie Nyirady; August 25, 2020
 
Inmarsat Engages With CPN Satellite Services + MiniFarm Tech To Deliver IoT Services For Agriculture
SatNews Daily ; August 25, 2020
 
Intelsat to buy Gogo?
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; August 27, 2020
 
Intelsat seeks to acquire a company that it believes will offset declines in satellite broadcast revenues,
SpaceNews; August 24, 2020
 
Thuraya: 2d-generation mobile satcom network to mirror 1st: L-band only, GEO orbit, regional coverage; Airbus to build it
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; August 27, 2020
 
Yahsat boosts Thuraya's next generation capabilities with a commitment of over US$500 million
Satellite Evolution Group; August 27, 2020
 
Satellite TV Enables Access to Meaningful Content for COVID Response in Africa
Via Satellite Clint Brown, SES; August 20, 2020
 
IEC Telecom and Thuraya boost crucial connectivity with portable Rapid Deployment Kit
ITP.net; August 24, 2020
 

 
 
FOR MSUA MEMBERS ONLY

 
September Mobility Marketing Committee Meeting
Thursday, September 17 – 11am East
 
Livecasting – How to leverage Live events to drive prospect engagement and increased revenue
 
In this session, Chad Oda, Head of Consulting at Chat Mode and Host of The Bot Podcast will give you the information you need to know about live broadcasting. He will cover various platforms from Linkedin’s beta LIVE platform to livestreaming to Twitter and YouTube. He will also give some background on multicast streaming to several platforms at the same time and the tools that will help you accomplish this. See how you can start livecasting and/or make your existing livecasts even better. 

October Mobility Marketing Committee Meeting
Thursday, October 15 – 11am East 

Enhancing the Customer Experience – How to create stickier customer relationships with customer advisory boards

In this session, Nickie Peters, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Logicalis will share everything you need to know to develop a focus on the customer experience, how to obtain customer feedback you can use, the different types of customer advisory boards, how to set goals and make sure both you and your customers get value from the exchanges. She will also give expert advice on knowing who to invite and the where, when, how of building and hosting high-value customer advisory councils.
New!  Mobility News Section
Podcasts and Webinars


Got a podcast or webinar to share or recommend?  Email link to marketing@MSUA.org. 

Aviation Week & Space Technology                                            
Podcast: Could Military Sustainment Shifts Impact Broader Aftermarket?
Lee Ann Shay August 21, 2020,  18:04 min
 
Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes With Prof. Chris Newman”
On 15 September 2020, 4:00 pm CEST.
Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café WebTalk featuring  Professor Chris Newman, Professor of Space Law and Policy at Northumbria University in the United Kingdom. 
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Top 35 Space Podcasts to Follow in 2020
Last Updated Aug 27, 2020 

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Houston We Have a Podcast
The Rocket Ranch Podcast
HD - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
On a Mission
Cool Space News with Rod Pyle
The Space Show
Spacepod
The Star Spot
Space Cadets Radio
SWF Podcast
TMRO:Space
Casual Space
Universe Today podcasts with Fraser Cain
Space Rocket History Podcast
Space Junk Podcast
NewSpace India
Headspace The Podcast
Are We There Yet?
Offworld
Space Nuts
AirSpace | The National Air and Space Museum
SSPI
Liftoff
SpaceQ
Curiosity Daily Episodes
Interplanetary Podcast
Main Engine Cut Off
Space News Podcast
The Orbital Mechanics Podcast
Off-Nominal
ESA Explores
Diary of a Space Archivist
 
 
OTHER MOBILITY NEWS
MARKET INTELLIGENCE
 
Vertical Markets & Supply Chain
 
AERONAUTICAL

Viasat Receives Supplemental Type Certificate to Provide High-Speed In-Flight Connectivity on Gulfstream G650 and G650ER Large Cabin Business Jets
PRNewswire; August 26, 2020
 
FAA Picks Leidos for Enterprise-Information Display System
Washington Exec,  Kate Walsh;  August 26, 2020 
 
Gogo Business sees fast adoption of 4G ATG, provides Ku update
Runway Girl Network; August 25, 2020
 
SkyFive makes major 5G inflight connectivity progress in China
PAXEX.AERO, Seth Miller ; August 28, 2020
 
Six Months Later: India Finally Outlines Plan For Inflight WiFi
Simple Flying, Joanna Bailey; August 27, 2020
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
Successful agricultural enterprises and smart policy: Eight case studies
African Business, Neil Ford; August 27, 2020
 
The Topic Of Rural Connectivity Too Important To Give Up On
Scoop (NZ); August 27, 2020
 
Can we predict where Amazon fires will occur? And to what end?
Mongabay, Liz Kimbrough; August 21, 2020
 
 
IOT/M2M
 
IoT Tech Is Helping West Virginia Manage Water Quality
Government Technology; August 24, 2020   
 
Sateliot and GateHouse SatCom Sign Partnership Agreement to Develop World’s First NB-IoT Network
Talk Satellite; August 25, 2020
 
 
LAND
 
ETL's Hawk Dual 8x8 RF Matrix - For LEO applications
Satellite Evolution Group; August 25, 2020
 
New GNSS products with unique built-in corrections
sUAS News; August 27, 2020
 
This GPS locator for pets tracks your dog or cat every 3 seconds, and is 53% off | Technology
Explica.com; August 28, 2020
 
 
MARITIME
 
New VDES satellite will drive e-navigation and autonomous shipping
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; August  25,  2020
 
KVH Unveils TracVision TV10 Antenna
MarineLink,  August 27, 2020
 
KVH YOURlink Helps Ship Operator Communicate with Crew During COVID-19
Maritime Executive; August 26, 2020
 
KONGSBERG brings in digital twin expertise to strengthen digital offering in the maritime space
Satellite Evolution Group; August 26, 2020
 
KSAT to Provide Ground Support for Norwegian Hyperspectral Smallsat
SatNews Daily; August 26, 2020
 
Pacific Basin applies VSAT connectivity for crew welfare
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; August  26,  2020

Robot Boats Leave Autonomous Cars in Their Wake
Wall Street Journal, Christopher Mims; August 29, 2020

 
SATELLITES

Bankrupt OneWeb gets FCC approval for another 1,280 broadband satellites
Ars Technica, Jon Brodkin; August 27, 2020
 
FCC Grants OneWeb Market Access for 2,000-Satellite Constellation
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; August 26, 2020 
 

Oneweb accused of Enron-style payouts
The Times of London, James Hurley; August 24, 2020

Bankrupt OneWeb gets FCC approval for another 1,280 broadband satellites
Ars Technica,  Jon Brodkin; August 27, 2020  
  
Analysis: Amazon’s Project Kuiper is a $10bn investment
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; August 25, 2020 
 
HawkEye360’s Daily Signal Monitoring Reveals Greater Insights
SatNews Daily; August 25, 2020
 
New FCC rules make small satellite licensing easier, faster, and cheaper
Geospatial World, Anusuya Datta; August 22, 2020
 
Starlink's speed tests may look impressive, but experts say SpaceX's satellite-internet project is unlikely to win any federal subsidies
Business Insider; August 28, 2020
 

ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
Dual-band GNSS antenna ready for railways
GPS World, Tracy Cozzens; August 24, 2020  
 
 
GOVERNMENT
 
FCC Nixes Satellite Protest Over C-Band Transition
TV Technology, Michael Balderston; August 27, 2020
 
XploreMR Reports That Smallsat Adoption Will Soar In The Defense Sector,
SatNews Daily; August 24, 2020
Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
 
AXESS Networks Receives 36 Million Euro Investment
Via Satellite,  Rachel Jewett; August 26, 2020
 
Cambridge Broadband Networks Group launches exciting new strategy for the future of Fixed Wireless Access
Satellite Evolution Group; August 24, 2020
 
Ericsson and UNICEF launch global partnership to map school internet connectivity
UNICEF; August 26, 2020
 
Plume and Technicolor connected home partner to bring advanced digital in-home experiences to broadband subscribers
Satellite Evolution Group; August 27, 2020
 
 
5G
 
PAL (CBRS) auction closes with $4.58B in bids
Connected Real Estate Magazine, Joe Dyton; August 27, 2020
 
NSR Bottom line 5G and the future of capacity leasing
Satellite Evolution Group, Lluc Palerm; August 26, 2020
 
FCC Plan for 5G Spectrum Meets New Hurdle in Cable Lawsuit
Bloomberg Law, Jason Alden; August 27, 2020 
 
Peru spectrum policy changes open door for 5G
BNamericas; August 26, 2020
 
Canadian Federal government launches consultation on repurposing 3800Mhz spectrum
Upnewsinfo,  Isaac Novak; August 28, 2020
 
IBM and AT&T Deepen Their 5G/Edge Computing Partnership
WebPro News; August 24, 2020
 
Macron says France's 5G strategy founded on European sovereignty
Reuters; August 28, 2020
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
 
Ameren wins Utility Technology Council APEX award for innovative private LTE trial with Nokia
Globe Newswire; August 25, 2020
 
MultiTech Responds to Accelerating Nationwide Demand by Educators and Families for a Cost-Effective, Remote Learning Solution
BusinessWire; August 25, 2020  
 
The Rise Of Gigabit LTE Networks On The Path To 5G
Technology Times (Pakistan),Tayyab Awan; August 21, 2020 
 
 
OTHER
 
Mavenir and Turkcell Enable World’s First OpenRAN vRAN Call with Fully Containerized CU/DU and Open Front Haul
OAOnline; August 28, 2020
 
3 reasons why responsibly-deployed technology is key to the COVID recovery
World Economic Forum; August 22, 2020 

Brazil makes new promise to exempt IoT devices from fees
BNamericas; August 27, 2020
 
 

 
 
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