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Mobile Satellite Users Association April 20,  2020
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SPECIAL COVID-19 NEWS SECTION
        
MEMBER NEWS
 
Steve Collar Comes Full Circle as SES CEO
Via Satellite, Mark Holme; April 16, 2020
 
Technology developed for maritime VSAT
Riviera Maritime Media,  Martyn Wingrove; April 14, 2020
 
Inmarsat Government Delivers Highly Reliable Communications Support for Successful Expedition to Antarctica
Talk Satellite; April 13, 2020
 
Pacific Gas bolsters connectivity as it goes global
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; April 14, 2020
 
Marlink Telemedicine Service Supports Crew During COVID-19 Outbreak
Maritime Executive; April 14, 2020
 
Their reality has become the world’s reality
Satellite Evolution Group, commentary by Alexandre de Luca, President, Marlink; April 14, 2020 
 
Forrester Reports: Intelsat in the Hunt for a Bankruptcy Loan?
Satnews Daily; April 14, 2020 
 
Why Intelsat’s 5G dream hits the earth
Gotech Daily, Jermaine Hoffman; April 14, 2020
 
Now Approved for the IntelsatOne FlexGround Network is Paradigm's MANTA Terminal
Satnews Daily; April 13, 2020
 
Yahsat Deputy GM Eisa Al Shamsi reveals his plans for the satellite company
Broadcast Pro Middle East; April 12, 2020

Thuraya's MarineStar is a Star for the Company
SatNews Daily; April 14, 2020

De Boer Marine Uses SES Skala Global Platform
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; April 15, 2020 

Intelsat 901 is back in action
The Verge, Loren Grush; April 17, 2020 

 



SPECIAL COVID-19 NEWS SECTION  
 

COVID crushing inflight connectivity: Part 1
PAXEX.AERO, Seth Miller; April 15, 2020

The aviation industry is coming together to help ease the COVID-19 crisis.
AIN Online; April 17, 2020

Private 5G networks become indispensable, more evident during coronavirus quarantine
RCR Wireless, Maha Achour; April 14, 2020
 

OTHER MOBILITY NEWS - market intelligence!

OneWeb appeals to Government for rescue as it hunts investors after collapse
The Telegraph(UK), Matthew Field; April 12, 2020 
 
SoftBank spearheads OneWeb loan offer to complete spectrum sale
SpaceNews,  Caleb Henry; April 13, 2020
 
OneWeb Bankruptcy Leaves Plans for Arctic Satellite Broadband In Limbo
HighNorth News; April 14, 2020
 
 
AERONAUTICAL 
 
The implications of connectivity in drone operations     
Air Traffic Management.net;  April 15, 2020
 
Satcom Direct To Run Knowledge Sharing Webinar Series
Simple Flying, Joanna Bailey; April 17, 2020
 
Four million hours logged on FLYHT’s UpTime
Skies; April 14, 2020
 
Aero, maritime connectivity provider Global Eagle, under creditors’ pressure, explores a strategic transaction
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; April 17, 2020 
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
Nanosatellites: the next big thing in rural connectivity?
Beef Tech, James Nason;  April 15, 2020
 
AXA Climate partners with VanderSat to deliver satellite data-driven parametric cover
Verdict;  April 16, 2020
 
 
IOT/M2M
 
Internet of Things (IoT) in Healthcare Market by Solution, Application, Connectivity, End-user and Region - Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
Business Wire; April 14, 2020
 
How The Internet Of Things Is Transforming 21st-Century Manufacturing
Forbes, Bo Hagler; April 17, 2020
 
 
LAND
 
ExxonMobil Field Tests New Methane Leak-Detection Systems
Journal of Petroleum Technology; April 14, 2020
 
Sky Sapience introduces HoverMast - Lite – the next generation of tethered UAV platform
Satellite Evolution Group; April 14, 2020
 
Chinese carmaker Geely plans to launch a satellite for autonomous technology
Carwale, Bilal Ahmed Firfiray; April 14, 2020
 
 
MARITIME
 
Spire and VesselBot focus on vessel tracking and monitoring
SpaceNews, Debra Werner ; April 15, 2020 
 
Oceanwide Expeditions boosts high-speed polar connectivity
Riviera Maritime Media, Rebecca Moore; April 14, 2020
  
Bandwidth boost makes L-band a viable VSAT companion
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; April 17, 2020
 
Kongsberg Digital to host a webinar week, with Power Hours on key topics for digital maritime technologies
Satellite Evolution Group; April 16, 2020 
 
Ocean Signal's SafeSea EPIRB1 Pro is a Compact Float-Free EPIRB
SatNews Daily; April 16, 2020
 
Secure VSAT to prevent cyber attacks
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; April 16, 2020
 
China will be ‘world leader’ in autonomous shipping by 2025
Marine Professional; April 16, 2020
 
Wärtsilä unveils Smart Support Centre
The Digital Ship; April 17, 2020
 
Safety Electronics You Need for Your Boat
Sport Fishing Magazine; April 17, 2020
 
 
SATELLITES
 
Mobile Cellular Backhaul Solution from SpaceBridge Successfully Implemented for African MNO
SatNews Daily; April 14, 2020
 
Hughes Network Systems: 500-Gbps Jupiter 3 on track for 2021, hopeful that OneWeb can return in some form
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; April 15, 2020
 
IBM and Cloud Constellation Corporation Collaborate To Demonstrate Edge Computing in Space Using Machine Learning Services On SpaceBelt™ Satellite Hardware
Talk Satellite; April 15, 2020
 
Op-ed | The FCC’s space safety order: we all need to mitigate collision risk
SpaceNews, commentary by Mark Dankberg; April 16, 2020 
 

ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
STOTY Winner ThinKom Expands Antenna Tech to Meet Growing NGSO Demand
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; April 16, 2020 
 
 
GOVERNMENT
 
US Air Force Awards Persistent a $25M Communications System Contract
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; April 10, 2020 
 
Envistacom Awarded $11M for US Army Global Tactical Advanced Communications Systems
Via satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; April 14, 2020
 

 
Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
 
Spacecom secures Czech partner
Boadband TV News, Chris Dziadul; April 15, 2020 
 
Satellite Connectivity Can End the Digital Drought
Via Satellite, Robert Bell, SSPI; April 15, 2020 
 
 
5G
 
U.S. Telecom Giants Take Different Paths to 5G
Wall Street Journal, Sarah Krouse; April 12, 2020 
 
Cloud uses to soar as open-source technology and 5G networks gain pace
Connectivity Business; April 13, 2020 
 
Multi-agency Report Opposing Ligado Request Could Be Last Element in Controversy
Inside GNSS Dee Ann Divis ; April 13, 2020
 
Narda STS launches EMF 5G info campaign – find out what it’s all about, from the experts
Satellite Evolution Group; April 16, 2020
 
BT, Ericsson join hands for cloud native dual-mode 5G Core
Geospatial World; April 16, 2020
 
FCC to greenlight Ligado’s 5G network despite strong pushback from the Pentagon
SpaceNews, Sandra Erwin and Caleb Henry; April 16, 2020 
 
The FCC’s dangerous new trick to grab mid band 5G spectrum: Beg Trump
VentureBeat, Jeremy Horwitz April 10, 2020 
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
 
Private 5G networks become indispensable, more evident during coronavirus quarantine
RCR Wireless, Maha Achour; April 14, 2020
 
Interoperable Comms the Goal of New Agile and BK Technologies Partnership
SatNews Daily; April 13, 2020 
 
Nokia’s Nuage Networks creates industry’s first SD-WAN solution for desktop, mobile and IoT devices, partnering with Asavie to meet increasing demands for remote working Globe Newswire; April 15, 2020
 
Nokia Deploys 450 MHz Private LTE Network for Power Grid Operators in Poland
The Fast Mode, Ray Sharma; April 13, 2020
 
Critical broadband networks for critical infrastructure: securing the power grid of the future
Ericsson.com, Younes Zaki; April 16, 2020
 
Start Your 5G Journey Now with 4G LTE
Electronic Design, Ludger Boeggering; April 13, 2020
 
Battleground
Capacity, João Marques Lima; April 15, 2020
 
 
OTHER
 
Startup Space Winner TRAXyL CEO Finds the Road to Connectivity
Via Satellite, Jeffrey Hill; April 16, 2020 
 
New WTA report, “New Paths to Teleport Profitability,” analyses challenges and offers recommendations for sustaining profits in fast-changing markets
Satellite Evolution Group; April 14, 2020
 
Self-powered X-ray detector to revolutionize imaging for medicine and security
Space Daily; April 14, 2020
 
Mexico extends coronavirus offers to MVNO and satellite broadband customers
Telecompaper; April 16, 2020
 
Flexible Satellite and LTE Solutions Expand Addressable Markets for Mobile Operators
Talk Satellite; April 14, 2020
 
World View delays plans and furloughs staff because of pandemic
SpaceNews, Jeff Foust; April 17, 2020
 
 

 

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