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Mobile Satellite Users Association August 3,  2020
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MEMBER NEWS
 
Paradigm’s SWARMKu now approved on Intelsat FlexMove Network
Talk Satellite ; July 27, 2020
 
SES, Harmonic to transition C-band for 5G
Light Reading; July 27, 2020
 
SSPI Names Nicole Robinson Of SES As The Organization’s President
SatNews Daily; July 28, 2020
 
ORBCOMM introduces “the ORBCOMM Platform” for transportation assets
Satellite Evolution Group; July 30, 2020
 
Australia: Farmbot partners with Inmarsat to deliver remote watering solutions
FreshPlaza.com; July 30, 2020
 
ORBCOMM and Terex Expand Relationship
Globe Newswire; July 28, 2020 
 
Celebrating A 20-Year Partnership: Télécoms Sans Frontières + Inmarsat
SatNews Daily; July 28, 2020 
 
Speedcast Signs Intelsat Bandwidth Contract
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady and Rachel Jewett;  July 29, 2020
 
Inmarsat: how satellite-enabled IoT is disrupting mining
Mining Global, Dan Brightmore; July 30, 2020
 
Eutelsat and Intelsat Sign Multi-Year, Strategic Agreement to Secure the 48°East Orbital Position for EUTELSAT QUANTUM
BUSINESS WIRE; July 30, 2020
 
Satcom specialist Iridium Communications reported more positives than negatives in its second-quarter earnings report
The Motley Fool, Nicholas Rossolillo; July 29, 2020
 
New Insight on Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT)
StockRegister, Stacy Lee; July 31, 2020
 
Iridium Reports Subscriber Growth, Minimizes COVID Impact on Second Quarter
Via Satellite; Rachel Jewet; July 28, 2020
 
Disasters happen anytime, anywhere. Be prepared. Be connected
MetOcean Telematics; July 27, 2020
 
Coronavirus drives broadband traffic volumes up 30%
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; July 28, 2020
 
New!  Mobility News Section
Podcasts and Webinars
 

Got a podcast or webinar to share or recommend?  Email link to marketing@MSUA.org. 
 
Satellite Innovation 2020 Virtual Conference
October 6-8, 2020
·      One-on-one video chat with conference attendees, exhibitors, sponsors and speakers
·      Connect with experts through mutual, common interest meetings
·      Find industry experts in sessions, exhibitions and through interest group search
Register now at this direct link…


Oil & Gas Digital Week
August 17 – 21, 2020
All content broadcast during Oil & Gas Digital Week will be available on-demand so you can watch all sessions and videos at your pace.
complimentary with  OilComm registration  (Houston Marriott Westchase, Oct. 14, 15, 2020)
 
 
Space Tech Expo Connect 
A highly interactive digital event experience; Space Tech Expo Connect will take place August 10 – 13.
Register now
 
Webinar: The GRAVITY Challenge 02 Launch Event Announced by Satellite Applications Catapult
August 3, 2020, at 8:00 a.m., BST (British Summer Time)
This interactive virtual event will feature keynote speakers from the global space ecosystem, an announcement of the company’s GRAVITY 02 Challenges and an overview of the 12 week mission the firm’s space innovation teams will embark on — register at  this direct link…
 
SpaceNews at SmallSat webinars: Register now to reserve your spot
11AM Eastern
9 AM Mountain
Monday, Aug. 3 |  Launch industry panel + SmallSat  preview
Tuesday, Aug. 4 | Blackjack: DARPA’s Big Bet on Small Satellites
Wednesday, Aug. 5 | Innovation in National Security Space: Smallsats in the Future Architecture
Thursday, Aug. 6 | Smallsat builders panel + SmallSat wrap-up
 
Fierce AI Week
An exclusive virtual experience to discuss, debate and define the application of artificial intelligence
August 10-12                                     
10am EST
Register for Free

A Virtual Presence: the Small Satellite Conference
Monday, Aug. 1, through Thursday, August 6.
Space Mission Architectures 
registration
OTHER MOBILITY NEWS
MARKET INTELLIGENCE
 
Vertical Markets & Supply Chain
 
AERONAUTICAL
  
Op-Ed: IFEC the day after…
Runway Girl Network, Tal Kalderon,  El Al, Director IFEC; July 30, 2020
 
How this Canberra company will change air traffic control from space
Canberra Times, Andrew Brown; July 31, 2020
 
Hughes Ready to Deploy ‘Lifesaving’ HeloSat Solution for Military Helicopters
Via Satellite,  Rachel Jewett; July 27, 2020
 
Panasonic Avionics appoints Joe Bentley as CTO
Satellite Evolution Group; July 28, 2020
 
Panasonic sees fiscal 1Q decline in IFEC sales and MRO services
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; July 31, 2020
 
Free Inflight WiFi Is Here (For Some Lufthansa Passengers, At Least)
Simple Flying, Joanna Bailey; July 30, 2020
 
Gogo to trim headcount as recovery optimism weakens
PAXEX.AERO, Seth Miller; July 30, 2020
 

AGRIBUSINESS
 
How Apollo Agriculture is solving small-scale farmers’ credit problem in Kenya
Techpoint.Africa, Tage Kene-Okafor; July 26, 2020
 
Agricultural innovation plans for Southeast Asia launched
Borneo Bulletin; July 27, 2020
 
COFCO, IFC partner to improve soy sustainability
World-Grain.com, Holly Demaree-Saddler; July 31, 2020
 

IOT/M2M
 
Myriota IoT Smallsats + Future Fleet Telematics To Advance Vehicle + Asset Tracking
SatNews Daily; July 28, 2020 
 
Open Cosmos to build and operate Sateliot’s nanosatellite constellation
SpaceWatch.Global; July 29, 2020 
 
IoT and the perishable enterprise  
Mobile Marketing; July 29, 2020
 

LAND
 
Introducing STAN (Satellite Tracking and Navigation) – the new line of RF Converters from Advantech Wireless Technologies
Satellite Evolution Group; July 27, 2020 
 
Gilat Telecom offers FlexMove service for users to connect from anywhere
Jerusalem Post; July 29, 2020
 
Gilat Awarded Cellular Backhaul Project for Kcell, Kazakhstan's Largest Mobile Network Operator
Globe Newswire; July 29, 2020
 
 
MARITIME
 
5G will transform maritime communications
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; July 29, 2020
 
NSR Report: Tip of the iceberg for maritime SATCOM?
Satellite Evolution Group, Brad Grady; July 30, 2020
 
Telesat: Still wait-and-see on LEO, and bad-debt provisions for aero/maritime customers
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; July 30, 2020
 
CYSEC raises USD 531,000 for cybersecurity solution
The Digital Ship; July 27, 2020
 
Helping aquaculture operators keep their fingers on the pulse
The Fish Site; July 28, 2020
 
Wilson Sons invests in connectivity and CCTV for enhanced security
Riviera Maritime Media,  Martyn Wingrove; July 30, 2020
 
Using Geospatial Data To Improve Maritime Domain Awareness In The Sulu And Celebes Seas
CimSec, Michael van Ginkel; July 31, 2020
 
Understanding Marine Autonomy: Today’s Market and Future Concerns
MarineLink, Jake Gerlach; July 23, 2020
 
 
SATELLITES
 
Thales Alenia Space to partner with OHB system to build Copernicus CO2M satellites
SatellitePro Middle East; July 31, 2020
 
RHEA Group and GomSpace Sign MOU
Talk Satellite; July 28, 2020 
 
AMERGINT Technologies Joins Envistacom’s Transport Virtualization Initiative
Talk Satellite; July 30, 2020
            
Low-orbit satellites to enable internet for all
Space Daily; July 27, 2020
 
SIA + Bryce Space Publish State Of The Satellite Industry Report
SatNews Daily; July 29, 2020

Hughes Network Systems to invest $50 million to join OneWeb consortium
SatNews Daily ; July 27, 2020
 
Hughes President: OneWeb Investment Will Increase Our Addressable Market
Via Satellite: July 29, 2020
 
 
ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
A Comprehensive Study exploring VSAT Antennas Market
Market Research Posts; July 29, 2020
 
Burloak Technologies to provide Additive Manufacturing for satellite applications
Metal AM; July 25, 2020
 

GOVERNMENT
                                               
Inhofe blocks nomination of FCC commissioner over Ligado order
SpaceNews, Sandra Erwin; July 28, 2020 
 
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $6.5 Million Order from U.S. Army for Mobile Satellite Equipment
Talk Satellite; July 28, 2020 
 
L3Harris tapped to provide NSA Type 1 encryption for trusted computing in U.S. Air Force telemetry systems
Military & Aerospace Electronics, John Keller; July 31, 2020 
 
 
 
Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
 
Satellite ISP Bigblu Broadband Acquired by Eutelsat for £38m
ISPreview;  July 31, 2020
 
Taking on SpaceX, Amazon to invest $10 billion in satellite broadband plan
Reuters, David Shepardson, Joey Roulette; July 30, 2020 
 
NSR bottom line High altitude platforms: Loony no more?
Talk Satellite, Shivaprakash Muruganandham, NSR ; July 29, 2020 
 
FCC approves Amazon Kuiper satellite broadband deployment plan
Reuters, David Shepardson; July 30, 2020 
 
Broadbanned: Still no affordable fix for a broadband internet connection just out of reach
USA TODAY, Rob Pegoraro; July 26, 2020
 
Broadband Connectivity Delivery Methods
Science Times, Eric Hamilton; July 29, 2020
 
Attempts to close the Digital Divide count wins and losses
FierceWireless, Roger Entner, Recon Analytics; July 28, 2020
 
 
5G
 
Dish chooses VMware's cloud platform to build 5G network
Reuters; July 31, 2020
 
Nokia fetes 5G SA call with China Unicom
FierceWireless,  Monica Alleven; July 30, 2020
 
Six big questions about the FCC's $9B 5G fund
Light Reading, Mike Dano; July 29, 2020
 
SpaceMobile deal could kill all of AT&T's dead zones
Light Reading, Mike Dano; July 29, 2020
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
 
Out-of-the-Box Private Broadband from Motorola Solutions Supports Distance Learning
The Critical Communications Review, Gert Jan Wolf; July 31, 2020
 
Over the Top connectivity, private LTE and 5G networks
VoIP Review, Vilija Simkiene  July 30, 2020
 
The Private LTE & 5G Network Ecosystem Market Future Scenario, Key Indicators, Growth Rate, Industrial Opportunities To 2030
Bulletin Line; July 30, 2020
 
Anterix wants to be a private LTE powerhouse
Light Reading, Sue Marek; July 27, 2020
 
Nokia and Vivo to provide private LTE wireless services to Vale mining Industry 4.0 project in Brazil
Globe Newswire; July 27, 2020
 
CBRS private network put to the test by Utah school district
FierceWireless, Martha DeGrasse; July 28, 2020 
 
Cambium pushes pedal on CBRS with 20K devices deployed
FierceWireless, Bevin Fletcher; July 28, 2020
 
PCTEL Automates Reporting for 5G, LTE and Public Safety Network Testing
Business Wire; July 28, 2020
 
Private 5G can solve some enterprise problems that Wi-Fi can’t
Network World, Jon Gold; July 29, 2020
 
Samsung’s CBRS Massive MIMO radio ready for all mobile operators
FierceWireless, Bevin Fletcher; July 30, 2020
 
 
OTHER
 
The Challenge of Connecting Beyond the Edge
Pipeline, Santiago Jaramillo; July 28, 2020 
 
Our cities transformed
New Electronics; July 29, 2020
 
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