Mobile Satellite Users Association June 12,  2017
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Phasor to develop next generation Electronically Steerable Antenna featuring DSM Dyneema’s advanced Radome Solution
Talk Satellite; June 8, 2017
Harris working on $500 million contract to improve geospatial intelligence searching
SpaceNews, Phillip Swarts and Debra Werner; June 8, 2017 
NASA chooses radiation-tolerant multiplexers from Cobham for a variety of space applications
Military & Aerospace Electronics; June 7, 2017
CBO's Offshore Support Vessels Decide on Cobham SATCOM for VSAT, TV and Comms Equipment
Satnews Daily; June 9, 2017
Comtech wins Blue Force Tracking contract
C4ISRNET, Michael Peck, June 5, 2017 
Harris-exactEarth partnership promises minute-by-minute ship tracking
SpaceNews, Debra Werner; June 6, 2017 
Panasonic Positioned to Deliver Ku-Band In-Flight Services with Eutelsat Satellite Launch
Aviation Today, S.L. Fuller; June 5, 2017
Iridium's NEXT 10 Satellites Arrive at Vandenberg AFB for June 25 Launch
Satnews Daily; June 6, 2017 
Hughes Wins Four Awards from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence
PRNewswire; June 9, 2017
HughesNet Gen5 surpasses 100,000 subscribers in just two months
Satellite Evolution Group; June 5, 2017
New flat antenna could be new way to get broadband Internet
KING-TV, Michelle Li; June 9, 2017
Kymeta appoints e3 to sell flat panel antennas to yacht market
The Digital Ship; June 7, 2017
Thales eyes new comms capabilities for data revolution on flight deck
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; June 5, 2017
Phased Array Antennas: Can they Deliver?
Via Satellite, Marisa Torrieri; June 5, 2017 
Softbank Searches the Skies for OneWeb Partner
TheStreet, Chris Nolter; June 4, 2017 
Major Milestone Met by HughesNet
Satnews Daily; June 5, 2017
ViaSat touts big capacity as it readies for European installs
Runway Girl Network, Seth Miller; June 8, 2017
ViaSat 2 to Significantly Improve Broadband Comms
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; June 6, 2017 
Marlink providing 'record breaking' 300 Mbps broadband for MSC Meraviglia's inaugural
Seatrade Cruise News; June 6, 2017
Profit From Privatization Of Air Traffic Control With Iridium Communications
Seeking Alpha, Roman Luzgin; June 7, 2017 
Podcast: ORBCOMM and the road to logistics digitisation
The Loadstar, Gavin van Marle; June 9, 2017
Mechanical problems checked from afar
Hillsboro Star-Journal, Phyllis Zorn; June 7, 2017
ITC Global Signs Reseller Agreement with Applied Satellite Technology Ltd
PRNewswire; June 8, 2017
Inmarsat launches solution to boost cyber security
Marine Electronics & Communications; Rebecca Moore; June 9, 2017
Op-Ed: Inmarsat sees demonstrable risks in reseller business model
Runway Girl Network, Leo Mondale, President Inmarsat Aviation; June 7, 2017 

AST launches the world's first real-time application control for satellite communications
Television Asia plus; June 8, 2017

Ex-Thuraya CEO joins OneWeb
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; June 9, 2017 
Meet Else, the Thuraya-backed smallsat startup that wants to connect things with cubesats
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; June 9, 2017 

Enterprise VSAT market report – Globally growing at 9.53% CAGR Including Key Vendors Hughes Network Systems, ViaSat, VT iDirect
SatPR News, Craig Francis; June 9, 2017 
Last week's top read news - in case you missed it...
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Eutelsat set to increase VSAT capacity over Pacific
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove; June 6, 2017
GTMaritime adds new VSAT package
The Digital Ship; June 7, 2017
Lightweight maritime VSAT antennas revealed
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove; June 8, 2017 
Telesat plans for two more Vantage class satellites
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove June 8, 2017
Shipmanagers invest in VSAT to meet rising crew demand
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine Martyn Wingrove; June 7, 2017
Silversea Cruises rolls out Telenor Maritime comms package
The Digital Ship; June 6, 2017
Efficiensea2 to test effects of space weather on satcoms
The Digital Ship; June 6, 2017
An Additional German Office is Opened by NSSLGlobal
Satnews Daily; June 8, 2017
SES Supports Ambitious Vine Trust Project in Peru
myNewsDesk;   June 08, 2017 
Peru Commits to Publish Vessel Tracking Data through Global Fishing Watch
Talk Satellite; June 7, 2017
Globecomm expands global Ku-Band VSAT footprint to offer industry-leading network coverage
Marketwired - June 8, 2017
Firms see big bucks in upgrade of US air traffic control system
The Star Online; June 9, 2017
US aerospace chiefs set out spin-off principles
Air Traffic; June 7, 2017
NSR’s Brad Grady on the New Era of Connected Aviation
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; June 6, 2017 
Honeywell shows off next generation in-flight technology in Dallas visit
Dallas Morning News; Conor Shine; June 6, 2017 
NASA taps teams to explore ambitious ideas
Air Traffic; June 6, 2017

Air Astana Boeing 767 with GX breaks cover
Runway Girl Network, Jason Rabinowitz; June 7, 2017
Want in-flight Wi-Fi that doesn't suck?
CNET, Lexy Savvides; June 8, 2017
Airtext and 3S Engineering Announce STC Agreement
Aviation Pros; June 8, 2017
New Compact Multi-Antenna Reference Design for NexGen Connected Cars Debuts from Taoglas
Satnews Daily; June 8, 2017
Airbus Keeps 'Em Communicating, 15 Bundeswehr German Troops Enjoy Free Connectivity
Satnews Daily; June 7, 2017
GPS tracking specialist Omnitracs to acquire Shaw Tracking
Satellite Finance, Craig Barner; June 7, 2017
Dalkom Somalia, Intelsat SA link up on satellite services
ITWeb Africa; June 9, 2017            
 Big ambitions for next gen satellite networks – part 2
Converge Digest; June 08, 2017  
GVF Cellular Backhaul 2017 and exploring convergence in satellite and wireless 
Satellite Evolution Group; June 5, 2017 
Konnect Africa has big plans for satellite broadband delivery
iTWeb Africa; June 6, 2017 
M2M Satellite Communication Market Global Trends, Application, Development, Growth and Overview 2017-2022
ReportsWeb; June 6, 2017
No More Helicopter Island Hopping ... ViaLite's DWDM Fiber Links Connect Remote Pacific Islands
Satnews Daily; June 7, 2017
Leading Satellite Operators Introduce Minimum Antenna Performance Requirements
Talk Satellite; June 08, 2017  
GVF and Five Major Companies' Positive Efforts Will Minimize Antenna Interference
Satnews Daily; June 8, 2017
Drones—what are they good for?
The Economist; June 10, 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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