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Mobile Satellite Users Association October 15,  2018
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MSUA MEMBER NEWS
 
Executive Spotlight: Ramesh Ramaswamy Senior Vice President and General Manager, Hughes Network Systems
SatMagazine, October 2018
 
Intelsat and APSATCOM launch IntelsatOne Flex for maritime in Asia
Talk Satellite; October 7, 2018 
 
New Satellite Technology Increases Versatility of Rotary Platforms
SpaceNews, Intelsat General; October 8, 2018
 
SES’s future GEO satellites will be more like O3b, CEO says
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; October 11, 2018
 
SES Networks' SATCOM Services Working with IBM Cloud Direct Link Service
SatNews Daily; October 7, 2018 
 
SES proposes open, non-exclusive design for future software-defined satellites
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; October 8, 2018 
 
The SES O3b MEO Fleet to Provide Broadband Internet to the Caribbean Island of San Andrés
Satnews Daily; October 7, 2018
 
Now Appearing @ Satellite Innovation: Kencast's Fazzt Platform for Smallsat Constellations
Satnews Daily; October 8, 2018
 
Satellite M2M and IoT for Chinese industry
Developing Telecoms, Vaughan O'Grady;  October 08, 2018 
 
Closing of Thales' offer for Gemalto pushed back slightly to first quarter
Reuters; October 11, 2018 
 
Globalstar Says Interference Will Degrade Public-Safety Services
Radio Resource International;  October 8, 2018
 
Globalsat Group and N-Sat Form a Strategic Alliance
Satnews Daily; October 9, 2018
 
How satellites are keeping wind operators connected with offshore turbines
Windpower Engineering & Development, Adam Ferguson, FMC GlobalSat; October 11, 2018
 
A Globecomm Advisory—Empowering the U.S. Government’s response to international disasters
Milsat Magazine, Paul Scardino; September 2018
 
Globecomm's Peter Schimitsch Named by SSPI as a Future Leader at Satellite Innovation 2018
Satnews Daily; October 10, 2018
 
Donny Cheah Appointed Regional Vice President, China at Panasonic Avionics
Aviation Pros; October 10, 2018
 
FLYHT Acquires Panasonic Weather Solutions Assets
MarketWatch; October 10, 2018
 
Viasat Unveils Cloud-Enabled Solutions for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications Over Secure SATCOM and LOS Network
Talk Satellite; October 9, 2018

Viasat Connectivity to Power Bombardier Global Business Aircraft
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; October 10, 2018 
 
Source reveals timing of OneWeb satellites' debut launch on Soyuz
Sputnik News Service; October 12, 2018
 
‘GPS is all around us.’
Why one industry group thinks Washington needs to do more to promote the life-changing navigation system.
Politico, Jacqueline Klimas; October 12, 2018
 
 
 
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LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS

MARITIME 
 
New US$1.3M autonomous vessel testing centre opens
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; October 13, 2018 
 
Invest in satcoms to cut fuel costs
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; October 9. 2018 
 
Global Maritime Satellite Communication Market is expected to enable users to upgrade their operations and business models
Journalistbook, Phillip Campbell; October 10, 2018
 
 
AERONAUTICAL
 
With Ka-band satellite finally imminent, Russia’s Gazprom Space Systems looks at strategy
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; October 9, 2018
 
Air Tahiti Nui unveils Dreamliner
HMG Aerospace, Alexander Preston; October 11, 2018
 
FAA Plans Evaluation Of Space-Based ADS-B
Aviation Week & Space Technology, Bill Carey; October 12, 2018 
 
Lufthansa talks GX connectivity teething pain, uncoupling IFEC
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; October 11, 2018
 
Gogo DASH makes onboard inflight connectivity visible
Get Connected; October 11, 2018
 
 
Lufthansa Systems makes the case for better flight management with IFC
Runway Girl Network, Marisa Garcia; October 9.,2018
 
 
LAND
 
Huawei and Audi partner on 'intelligent self-driving'
ZDNet, Corinne Reichert; October 11, 2018
 
Satellites Aid the Chase for Better Information on Oil Supplies
New York Times, Stanley Reed; October 8, 2018
 
Energy Executives: Telecom Innovation is Driving a Merge of IT, OT Worlds
Via Satellite, Jeffrey Hill; October 9, 2018 
 
How Will Precision Agriculture Feed the World?
Via Satellite, Robert Bell; October 11, 2018 
 
The Key to Autonomous Driving? An Impossibly Perfect Map
Wall Street Journal, Christopher Mims;  October 11, 2018
 
BROADBAND
 
Loon offers network controller for new constellations
SpaceNews, Debra Werner; October 10, 2018
 
Yahsat deploys internet service in Cameroon
Telecompaper; October 8,2018 
 
LeoSat: We expect Sky Perfect JSat and Hispasat to invest $300 million each
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; October 11, 2018
 
Are Tesla (TSLA) and SpaceX on the Way to Global Internet?
Smarter Analyst; October 5, 2018
 
Telesat and Newtec Successfully Complete Over-The-Air Testing on ...
IT News Online; October 8, 2018
 
SpaceX: Elon Musk's Big Ambitions Face Harsh Reality
Seeking Alpha, John Engle; October 8, 2018
 
5G
 
Competition over OTT bundling and 5G take precedence over cost-cutting for US wireless operators
Satellite Finance, Katy Hunt; October 10, 2018 
 
German 5G Operations to Launch in 2020
Via satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; October 11, 2018
 
In the 5G Race, Airwave Auctions Are the Next Rivalry
Wall Street Journal, By Stu Woo and Daphne Zhang; October. 7, 2018 
 
A $10 billion cash windfall for SES and Intelsat...
SatMagazine, Chris Forrester; October 2018
 
AT&T sets up 5G test zone for Magic Leap's HQ
The AR headset maker will be able to test apps and devices on a 5G network.
C|Net, Marrian Zhou; October 10, 2018
 
IOT/M2M
 
M2M connectivity takes off
Developing Telecoms, Vaughan O'Grady; October  10, 2018 
 
InfiNet Wireless to introduce record-breaking spectral efficiency solution for IoT applications at GITEX Technology Week 2018
Satellite Evolution Group; October 8, 2018

Sky and Space Global Wins EU Research Grant for M2M Innovation
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; October 9, 2018
 
Inside the burgeoning market for IoT
Washington Technology, Tim Larkins, ImmixGroup; October 11, 2018
 
Large enterprises are adopting emerging tech at much higher rate than small companies
ZDNet, Bob Violino; October 10, 2018
 
IoT savvy is already translating into market success
ZDNet, Joe McKendrick; October 9, 2018
 
Postmerger T-Mobile and Sprint expected to surpass Verizon in IoT sector
FierceWireless, Matt Kapko; October 11, 2018

 
Global Healthcare IOT Market Expected to Hit $267 Billion by 2023
Via Satellite,  Annamarie Nyirady; October 12, 2018
 
Garmin Reveals New GPS Watch with GLONASS, Galileo Support
Via Satellite,  Annamarie Nyirady; October 12, 2018

 
GOVERNMENT
 
Army buying portable satcom gear that fits in soldiers’ backpacks
SpaceNews, Sandra Erwin; October 8, 2018
 
XTAR Happy With Results of Recent SOTM Demonstration
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; October 9, 2018 
 
 
REGULATORY
 
Why it’s Crucial to Assign Spectrum for 5G
Via Satellite, Jennifer Manne;  October 10, 2018 
 
Concerns over FCC comments on C-band
Advanced Television; October 8, 2018 
 
The Spectrum Handbook 2018" Released
PRWeb; October 10, 2018  
 
 
OTHER
 
Revenues, launches and capacity set to mushroom HTS on back of relentless connectivity demand over next five years
Satellite Finance, Craig Barner; October 10, 2018 
 
Satellite technology: Advances in connectivity
IBC 365, Ian McMurray; October 9, 2018
 
Sky and Space Racks up 5 MOU’s with Large Telcos
Business News Western Australia; October 8, 2018
 
Explore space using swarms of tiny satellites
Nature, Igor Levchenko, Michael Keidar; October 8, 2018 
 
SIRG Changes Its Name
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; October 9, 2018 
 
A Case in Point: Gilat Satellite Networks—Bringing LTE connectivity to the Philippines
SatMagazine, October 2018
 
When debris overwhelms space
Space Daily; October 10, 2018 
 
SSPI Announces the Inaugural “20 Under 35” List of Future Leaders to Watch During the Satellite innovation 2018 Event
Satnews Daily; October 10, 2018
 
New Business Opportunities : The Private LTE & 5G Network Ecosystem to 2030
IT Tech Herald; October 10, 2018
 
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