Mobile Satellite Users Association March 2,  2020
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Last day to register for
Mobility Innovation Awards Luncheon


MSUA'S SATELLITE 2020 Mobility Innovation Awards Luncheon

Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. Mark Matossian
Chief Executive Officer, ICEYE US subsidiary of ICEYE
and formerly of Special Projects at Google


After starting his career working on satellite constellations, Dr. Mark Matossian thought he left aerospace for Silicon Valley startups and Google, only to discover it led him back to working on the same foundational principles being used in the next generation of satellite constellations!  Hear Dr. Matossian share his insider perspective on Silicon Valley, the digital transformation era and lessons learned for the satellite mobility industry.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. 
Room 140 | Walter E. Washington Convention Center

•$75 per MSUA member
•$85 per non-MSUA member
•$700 per VIP table (10)
•$350 per ½ VIP table (5)

Individual tickets can be purchased online when registering for the SATELLITE 2020 conference and VIP tables can be purchased by emailing

Thank you to our event sponsors:


Mobile Satellite Users Association announces 2020 board of directors, board leadership welcomes new members XipLink, Pivotel America and OmniSpace
Satellite Evolution Group; February 27, 2020
Intellian sets new standards for satellite terminals with v240MT Gen-II launch
The Digital Ship; February 28, 2020
Cobham SATCOM upgrades SAILOR 4300 terminal
The Digital Ship; February 28, 2020
Cybersecurity in the space age- interview with Graham Wright, Inmarsat 
BCS; February 25, 2020
Telesat sides with SES against Intelsat’s request for more C-band money
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; February 27, 2020 
African Teleco Orange Adopts SES’s O3b mPOWER
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; February 27, 2020
SES and Eutelsat make their own cases for more C-band money
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; February 24, 2020 
Intelsat lays out legal challenge to FCC proposed C-band order one week before expected FCC vote
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; February 24, 2020
FCC approves $9.7 billion package to speed C-band clearing
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; February 28, 2020
SES and Telesat Respond to FCC Adoption of C-band Report and Order
GlobeNewswire; February 28, 2020
Northrop Grumman’s MEV-1 servicer docks with Intelsat satellite
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; February 26, 2020 
Will SpaceX and OneWeb help the military stay connected in the Arctic?
C4ISRNet, Nathan Strout and Joe Gould ; February 24, 2020
Talk Satellite; February 24, 2020
Iridium Certus® 700 Upgrade Brings the Fastest L-band Speeds to the Industry
PRNewswire; February 27, 202
Iridium Reports Revenue, Subscription Growth in ‘Transition’ Year 2019
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; February 25, 2020
Iridium Network at Work in Antarctica as President of Estonia Signs and Conducts Business
SatNews Daily; February 25, 2020
Hughes and TELECOMM to Power Community Wi-Fi Hotspots in Thousands of Mexican Villages
PRNewswire; February 28, 2020
Stay or go? Hughes India is not leaving yet
Developing Telecoms, Vaughan O'Grady; February 26, 2020
SES: NHK World-Japan programs on Ethiosat
ABC Bourse; February 26, 2020
Beam Communications to sell ZOLEO messaging service via Myer and Amazon
Small Caps News, George Tchetvertakov; February 27, 2020
Satellite IoT & AIS provider Orbcomm: Loss of AT&T’s 425,000 subscribers won’t reverse growth trend
Space Intel Report, Peter Selding; February 27, 2020
Globalstar Announces 2019 Fourth Quarter and Annual Results
Business Wire; February 27, 2020

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Vistara will be the first Indian airline to offer in-flight connectivity services.
Hindustan Times; February 26, 2020 
NASA, New Zealand Partner to Collect Climate Data from Commercial Aircraft
Satnews Daily; February 26, 2020
Gilat outlines plan for supporting IFC with low-profile ESA
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; February 24, 2020
USDA is holding back on rural broadband funding, senators say
The Verge, Makena Kelly; February 26, 2020
SpaceX May Be Eyeing the RDOF Auction for Rural Broadband Funding
Telecompetitor, Joan Engebretson; February 27, 2020 
Deere taps tractor-hailing tech in bid to break ground in Africa
Reuters, Omar Mohammed, Joe Bavier; February 25, 2020
Considering IoT in 2020? Take Cues from Successful Mobility Use Cases
Integration Developer News, Pallavi Vanacharla, Twilio; February 27, 2020
Spain's Sateliot partners with IEEC ahead of nanosatellite launch
Telecompaper; February 24, 2020
How IoT in Energy Market can Help Energy Industry, Report
The Loop 21; February 27, 2020
Stanley Robotics and Trimble Join Forces to Improve the Accuracy of “Stan” – The Fully Autonomous Outdoor Parking and Valet Robot
Parking Network; February 25, 2020
Connected train chugs towards network and technology upgrades
Connectivity Business; February 27, 2020 
New Scottish technology could end trains' wi-fi 'notspots'
BBC, Kenneth Macdonald; February 27, 2020
Autonomous driving startup raises $462 million in Toyota-led funding
Reuters, Julie Zhu, Yilei Sun; February 25, 2020
Regional VSAT service paves digitalisation path for smaller vessels
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; February 26, 2020
Technology evolution opens data sharing for vessel optimisation
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; February 24, 2020
KVH Technology Package Now More Accessible
Maritime Journal; February 28, 2020
New Better Satellite World's Video Reveals Connections to the Most Remote of Rural Villages
SatNews Daily; February 24, 2020
GVF NewSpace Membership Helps NewSpace StartUps Grow Into The Future
Spacewatch Global, David Meltzer; February 25, 2020 
Lasers: Too Fast for Satellite?
Talk Satellite, Shivaprakash Muruganandham, NSR; February 27, 2020 
20 space industry predictions for 2020
SpaceNews; February 26, 2020
NSR Addresses the Butterfly Effect on Smallsats from Starlink's IPO or is it a Caterpillar?
Satnews Daily, Shagun Sachdeva, NSR; February 27, 2020
Top Trends in Military Antenna Market Size 2020
OpenPR; February 27, 2020
Comtech acquires CGC in USD23.7m deal
Private EquityWire; February 24, 2020
What is the size of Boat Antennas market?
The NyseNasdaqLive News, John Watson; February 25, 2020
Crisis Pending in Military Satellite Communications
Signal Magazine, Jim Mazzei; March 1, 2020
SpaceBridge Inc. has delivered geographically redundant VSAT platform’s to Military Satellite Communication branch of the principal defense entity in South America for its Border Security Program
Talk Satellite; February 26, 2020
Mobile satcom ISR advanced with AMOS-17 and Get SAT systems
Military Embedded Systems, Emma Helfrich; February 24, 2020 
L3Harris Receives NAVWAR Contract Mod for ULV Hardware Units
SatNews Daily; February 25, 2020 
UK to launch specialist cyber force able to target terror groups
The Guardian, Cybercrime, Dan Sabbagh; February 27, 2020
Adjacent Industry & Other
olivia to begin analogue switch off in November 2021
Telecompaper; February 24, 2020
Santander funding sees Broadband Satellite Services Limited (BSSL) increase global share of remote connectivity market
Satellite Evolution Group; February 24, 2020
Facebook invests in diverse array of projects in mission to connect the world
C|Net, Katie Collins; February 25, 2020 
Infinet Wireless delivers state-wide wireless public security network in Mexico
Satellite Evolution Group; February 26, 2020
Sierra Wireless Extends Leadership in Mobile Broadband with Enhanced 5G/4G Embedded Module Portfolio
Associated Press; February 24, 2020 
Xplornet Communications Inc. Signs Agreement To Be Acquired by Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners
Canada News Wire; February 27, 2020
CBRS Vs. C-Band: Making Sense Of Mid-Band 5G, Bob O'Donnell; February 27, 2020
CBRS Alliance finishes 5G specs for 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum band
Light Reading; February 26, 2020
Broadband Forum finalizes two new 5G standards
Satellite Evolution; February 26, 2020
Rohde & Schwarz, Cellnex, RTVE trial 5G Broadcast in Barcelona
Broadband TV News, Jörn Krieger;  February 24, 2020 
Microlab Rolls Out Ultra-Wideband Products for 5G Network Deployment
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; February 25, 2020
More Capable, Compact and Faster, ZTE Unveils 5G RAN Product Portfolio for the Networks of the Future
PRNewswire; February 26, 2020
IEEE Future Networks Releases the International Network Generations Roadmap, Helping Developers Identify and Overcome Challenges of 5G and Future Network Deployment
Business Wire; February 25, 2020
Nokia to offer network slicing for LTE, 5G
FierceWireless, Bevin Fletcher; February 26, 2020
Bridging The Cellular Small Cell Coverage Divide
Land Mobile Magazine, James Atkinson; February 28, 2020
New CBRS wireless can bring private 5G to enterprises
Network World, Lee Doyle; February 25, 2020
Mirantis co-founder launches FreedomFi to bring private LTE networks to enterprises
TechCrunch, Frederic Lardinois; February 24, 2020
The Call Is Coming From Inside the House: Private Utility Networks Bring Efficiency, Control and Reliability
CSR News; February 26, 2020
MultiTech Announces Availability of First USB Modem for OnGo CBRS Networks
PR Newswire; February 25, 2020
Connectivity-as-a-Service without a mobile operator in sight
TelecomTV, Nick Wood; February 21, 2020
Corning to Develop 5G mmWave In-Building Network Systems with Qualcomm
Land Mobile, James Atkinson; February 24, 2020
10 Biggest Year-Over-Year Changes in Managing IT – 2019-2020
Digital Enterprise Journal, Bojan Simic; February 27, 2020
NSR report: Smallcells a new key to unlocking $39 billion in satellite backhaul revenue
Satellite Evolution Group; February 25, 2020
Op-Ed: C-Band, white spaces pack powerful one-two punch for closing the digital divide
The Center Square, Ross Marchand; February 27, 2020


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