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Mobile Satellite Users Association July 1,  2019
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MEMBER NEWS

VT iDirect changes name to ST Engineering iDirect
Satellite Evolution Group; June 27, 2019

ANALYSIS: The logic behind ST Engineering's acquisition strategy
Flightglobal.Com,Michael Gubisch; June 26, 2019 


Without its own satellite over Asia, Hughes aims at backhaul, maritime, 4G/LTE markets; says 5G’s ‘wonderful news’
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; June 26, 2019


Hughes’ Tony Bardo: Managed Services Key to Network Transition, Modernization
Executive Biz, Brenda Marie Rivers; June 27, 2019


Intelsat’s I-39 arrives for launch
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; June 26, 2019


SD temporarily suspends FlexExec installs following Intelsat 29e loss
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; June 27, 2019


 
Will market forces solve East Asia’s satellite overcapacity problem? Intelsat sees reason for hope
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; June 24, 2019

 

Viasat, Teledyne Partner on Connected Flight Deck Services
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; June 25, 2019 


Viasat Named Founding Industry Partner for Data Science Institute
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; June 28, 2019   


Thales Alenia Space, HEMERIA Collaborate on Nanosatellites
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; June 20, 2019 

Thalesunveils a pioneering connectivity solution for e-SIM devices 
Sdf-kh, Mateen Dalal  June 28, 2019 Technology

Accenture and Thales are piloting a blockchain solution in the aerospace industry
BlockChain Land,  Laisa Lopes; June 27, 2018

How Northrop Grumman’s MEV Will Extend GEO Satellites' Lives
Aviation Week & Space Technology; June 24, 2019 

Iridium Receives Airtime Contract Extension
Satnews Daily; June 24, 2019

ORBCOMM Intermodal Container Telematics Solution Earns an American Business Gold Stevie Award
Satnews Daily; June 24, 2019

Inmarsat Seals USD51 Million In RigNet Contract Settlement
Alliance News, Ahren Lester; June 24, 2019 


An Ocean of Things: IoT’s Role in Maritime Connectivity
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; June 25, 2019 

 

Speedcast Achieves AWS Advanced Consulting Partner Status
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; June 26, 2019

SES renews €1.2bn credit line; starts Brazil DTH
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; June 27, 2019 

Everywhere Communications Offers Garmin InReach Satellite Communicators
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; June 27, 2019

Forrester Reports: Roscosmos to Use New 'Far East' Rocket for OneWeb Constellation Launches
Satnews Daily; June 27, 2019

Globalstar to Complete $62.0 Million Shareholder Bridge Financing
Business Wire; June 28, 2019


Sandwich To Deepen Study Of Climate Change Protection
The Sandwich Enterprise, Tao Woolfe; June 27, 2019  

 

Reliable Broadcasts Needed to Explore Secrets of the Deep
Hydro Magazine; June 27, 2019


Vertical Markets & Supply Chain
 
AERONAUTICAL

Comtech to Enhance Brazilian Air Traffic Control System
Via Satellite, Jeffrey Hill; June 24, 2019 

SmartSky’s trek to air-to-ground inflight connectivity and the business jet market | Q&A
Satellite Finance; June 27, 2019


AGRIBUSINESS
 

How Agtech Companies Are Teaching Robots To Be Farmers
Forbes, Kenrick Cai; June 27, 2019

Challenges in the implementation of ag tech today
AG Daily, Alexandr Sakal; June 28, 2019


IOT/M2M
 

This US IoT startup wants to first make its mark in India before anywhere else
Your Story Media, Thimmaya Poojary; June 26, 2019


Emerging markets fuelling smart utility IoT growth as Europe modernises power grids
Satellite Finance; June 27, 2019

 

IoT roundup: Robot boats; AT&T makes IoT partner deals
Network World, Jon Gold; June 27, 2019     


LAND


European Satellite, Telco Operators Collaborate on 5G Vehicle Trials
Via Satellite, Jeffrey Hill; June 24, 2019 

 

Telefonica to help Muving connect electric motorbike fleet in Europe and America
Telecompaper; June 24, 2019 

Big Step For Self-Driving Semis As Starsky Tests Unmanned Robo-Truck On Florida Highway
Forbes, Alan Ohnsman; June 26, 2019 

Telefonica Germany upgrades LTE network in residential areas and on highways in May
Telecompaper; June 27, 2019


MARITIME
 

Why We Will Never See Fully Autonomous Commercial Ships
The Maritime Executive, Commander David Dubay; June 25, 2019

Telenor Maritime, Anek Lines Sign Pact
Marine Link, Laxman Pai; June 27, 2019

Amazon web services opened to shipping
Marine Digitalization & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; June 27, 2019

Low-cost VSAT opens IoT to engine manufacturers
Marine Digitalization & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; June 28, 2019

Conduits open for smart navigation platforms
Marine Digitalization & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; June 25, 2019


A sea change in connectivity
Satellite Pro ME, Vijaya Cherian; June 25, 2019

 

SATELLITES


Satellite industry prepares for WRC-19 on multiple fronts
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; June 25, 2019 

 

Megaconstellation ventures cautious about deployment milestones
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; June 25, 2019 

The EMEA Satellite Operators Association welcomes the new Chair Khalid Balkheyour, President and Chief Executive Officer of Arabsat
Satellite Evolution Group; June 24, 2019


Taking Risks to Stimulate Satcom Growth
Talk Satellite, Lluc Palerm-Serra (NSR ); June 27, 2019 

 

SpaceX faces daunting challenges if it’s going to win the internet space race
Los Angeles Times Samantha Masunaga; June 28, 2019


ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS

Pending Telesat LEO test, C-Com says its flat-panel, electronically steered antenna could retail for $20,000 by 2021
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; June 26, 2019 

The LEO broadband satellites are coming – will the antennas be there?
Satellite Finance; June 28, 2019


GOVERNMENT
 

Rep. Matsui Circulates Draft of C-Band Compromise Bill
Broadcast&Cable, John Eggerton; June 26, 2019 

Elbit Systems U.S. subsidiary awarded additional $26 million contract to provide integrated fixed towers system in Arizona
Satellite Evolution Group; June 26, 2019

 

 

 


 

Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND

The alternatives to fibre broadband for business
SME, Mike Ianiri; June 26, 2019

Norway aims for boost in Arctic communications
The Barents Observer,  Atle Staalesen; June 24, 2019 

Anatel approves structural plan for telecom networks, proposes funding reform
Telecompaper; June 24, 2019


NCC licenses Avanti for satellite space segment in Nigeria
National Accord Nigeria, Jessica Dogo; June 25, 2019 


Globecast Introduces New Virtual Networking Service
Via Satellite,  Annamarie Nyirady; June 26, 2019 


5G

Singapore is setting aside S$40 million to build ‘open and inclusive’ 5G Innovation ecosystem
Business Insider (Singapore), Jessica Lin;  June 27, 2019

 

On Orbit Episode 6: The 5G Link to Satellite
Via Satellite Podcast, Jeffrey Hill ; June 24, 2019 

NEC and Samsung enhance global sales structure for 5G solutions
Satellite Evolution Group; June 25, 2019

US meteorologists worried over 5G roll-out
BBC Science,  Chris Baraniuk; June 26, 2019

5G Innovators Target Port Logistics
The Maritime Executive; June 27, 2019

 

PRIVATE NETWORKS

How ‘private 5G’ could enable Google and Amazon to become telcos
ZDNet, Scott Fulton III; June 25, 2019

Connectivity Wireless Strengthens Leadership Team
Globe Newswire; June 24, 2019 

 

Southern Linc seeks OK to conduct CBRS experiments in Alabama
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven; June 27, 2019 5:21pm

Kalmar and Partners to Build Wireless Digitalization Infrastructure
The Maritime Executive; June 27, 2019

Eurobites: Ericsson, Telefónica Fire Up Private 5G Network for Mercedes-Benz
Light Reading, Paul Rainford; June 27, 2019


OTHER

Why 'Planes, Trains And Automobiles' Are Chasing Big Data
Forbes, Peter Platzer (CEO of Spire Global); June 24, 2019 


CenturyLink connects with Microsoft Azure cloud
Fierce Telecom,  Mike Robuck; June 24, 2019 

 

Light Communications Alliance Formed by Global Industry Leaders
Business Wire; June 25, 2019 

 

Dynamic Spectrum Alliance unites industry leaders to explore spectrum sharing technologies
June 27, 2019; Satellite Evolution Group

How the space program created a culture of learning from failure
FastCompany, Charles Fishman; June 28, 2019


Who gets to send radio waves in space?
MIT Technology Review, Mark Harris; June 26, 2019


 



 


 
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