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Mobile Satellite Users Association November 27,  2017
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MOBILITY AND MSUA MEMBER NEWS

MEMBER NEWS

Marlink buys OmniAccess
The Digital Ship; November 23, 2017
 
Inmarsat invests in Norwegian technology hub
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove; November 22, 2017
 
Cobham SATCOM: Unique Cobham antenna approved for Inmarsat Global Xpress
Satellite Evolution Group; November 23, 2017
 
Thuraya Celebrates as Satellite PRO’s MSS Operator of the Year
Satnews Daily; November 22, 2017
 
Satcom Direct Signed as First Reseller for ViaSat’s Ka-band IFC Service
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; November 21, 2017 
 
Harris Takes Vacuuming to a New Frigid Level ... Thermal Vacuum Testing for NASA's Webb Telescope
Satnews Daily; November 20, 2017
 
Panasonic Introduces Giant Leap In Inflight Connectivity As EUTELSAT 172B Enters Service
Markets Insider; November 21, 2017
 
DoD Awards Iridium Satellite Network Services Contract
Satnews Daily; November 20, 2017
 
SPOT Gen3 now widely available to MediaMarkt consumers in Germany
Satellite Evolution Group; November 22, 2017
 
TV Plus Renews Commitment for Satellite Distribution Services on Premier Video Neighborhood Intelsat 19
BroadWay World; November 19, 2017
 
Border Security Market Key Players - Airbus group, Boeing, Cobham, DRS Technologies, Northrop Grumman, Elbit Systems
openPR; November 22, 2017
 
Iridium Supporting Commercial Satellite Services for the Navy
Signal Magazine; November 21, 2017
 
Maritime VSAT Market 2017 – Inmarsat, KVH Industries, RigNet, ViaSat, VT IDirect
First News Service, Anthony Vega; November 21, 2017 
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LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS
  
MARITIME

Ocean Signal Receives Positive Feedback of Their ATB1 AIS Transponder at METSTRADE 
Satnews Daily; November 21, 2017
 
SKY Perfect JSAT and KVH to Deliver Maritime Broadband Services
Globe Newswire; November 20, 2017
 
Aerial & Maritime Secures $5 Million for Nanosatellite Network
Via Satellite Kendall Russell; November 20, 2017 
 
Warning: Position-fixing is vital to ship navigational safety
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove ; November 22, 2017
 
Report finds liability concerns slowing unmanned ship rollout
The Marine Professional, Jennifer Johnson; November 24,2017
  
AERONAUTICAL
 
Yahsat to target low-cost carriers, e-commerce firms for in-flight Wi-Fi
The National(UAE), Sarah Townsend; November 18, 2017
 
Despite delay, Astronics optimistic about BizAv Ku connectivity rollout
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; November 20, 2017
 
Are UK passengers prepared to pay for inflight Wi-Fi?
Get Connected; November 21, 2017
 A passenger using inflight Wi-Fi via BoardConnect Plus by Lufthansa Systems.

AlulA proffers data integration box, comms network at Airbus BizLab
Runway Girl Network, John Walton; November 24, 2017
 
Research delivers insight into the in-flight entertainment & connectivity market
WhaTech Channe, Pawan Kumar l; November 23, 2017
 
LAND
 
StatsCan seeks alternatives to phone surveys
The Western Producer,  Ed White; November 23, 2017 
 
Driverless, electric future just round the corner for urban cars
Agence France-Presse, Robin Millard; November 23, 2017
 
The Hydroponic, Robotic Future Of Farming In Greenhouses
Wired, Matt Simon, November 20, 2017
 
Inventor Develops Mobile Satellite Communication Receiver
Geeks World.com; November 24, 2017
 
 BROADBAND
 
Why net neutrality’s peril raises the stakes for future satellite broadband options
GeekWire, Alan Boyle; November 21, 2017 
 
Satellite: Accelerating digital transition
Satellite Evolution Group; November 20, 2017 
 
Demand for African VSAT networks grows
IT-Online; November 22, 2017
 
Residents of Timor-Leste’s Capital to Enjoy Complimentary Wi-Fi in Public Spaces via SES Networks
Businesswire; November 22, 2017
 
We’ll surpass 30% broadband penetration target – Nigcomsat 
Vanguard, Emmanuel Elebeke; November 23, 2017
 
Timor Telecom Offers Free Wi-Fi in Public Spaces via SES Networks
Via Satellite, Veronica Magan, November 24, 2017
 
 


IOT/M2M
 
Open source and standards – The path towards 5G and the Internet of Things
Iot Now; November 23, 2017
 
Future Is Bright for Satellite-enabled IoT: Market Report 2017 and Forecast to 2021
SatPR News, Ruchi Gupta; November 21, 2017 
 
How an IoT sensor is helping Australian milk reach China faster
ZDNet, Corinne Reichert; November 24, 2017
 
 GOVERNMENT
 
US Navy Solicits Information For Mobile Satellite Technology
Businesses invited to propose new maritime communication systems
GlobeNewswire; November 22, 2017
 
First Spanish Navy frigate updated with broadband satcom
IHS Jane's Navy International, David Ing - November 23,2017
 
Europe: Pooling and Sharing for Secure Government Satcom
Talk Satellite; November 21, 2017
 
Rostelecom proposes satellites to back federal digital economy scheme
Telecompaper; November 24, 2017 
 
U.S. Army “space week” to shine light on why soldiers care about satellites
November 24, 2017 - SpaceNews, Sandra Erwin 868 words 
 
REGULATORY
 
The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance urges legislators to maximise connectivity through the European Electronic Communications Code
Satellite Evolution Group; November 23, 2017
 
AT&T vows to fight DOJ suit analysts call 'unprecedented'
FierceWireless, Colin Gibbs; November 20, 2017 
 
OTHER
 
NewSpace Investments Could Start to Pay Off Soon
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; November 24, 2017
 
Reasons Why the Next Generation Wireless Network Market Will Witness A Decline During 2017 to 2025?
LAN News.org, Abhishek Budholiya; November 24, 2017
 
SSPI announces recipients of the 2017 Better Satellite World Awards
Satellite Evolution Group; November 21, 2017
 
Space firms focus on potential workforce shortage
Orlando Sentinel, Marco Santana; November 20, 2017 -– 691 words
 
Astroscale to partner with SSTL on orbital debris removal mission
SpaceNews, Jeff Foust; November 21, 2017
 
The perfect holiday present: a kids’ book that teaches rocket science

The Verge, Loren Grush; November 19, 2017

 
 
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