Mobile Satellite Users Association October 26,  2020
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S-band connectivity tested for autonomous survey vessels
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; October 23, 2020
Inmarsat, Hughes Have Been Secretly Collaborating on a Free In-Flight Wi-Fi Service
Via Satellite,  Jeffrey Hill; October 20, 2020 
Inmarsat Looks to be the Global Leader in IFC With Hughes Deal, CEO Says
Via Satellite,  Mark Holmes; October 22, 2020
Inmarsat ‘Crew Welfare Open Innovation Challenge’ shortlist announced
gCaptain; October 22, 2020 
Thuraya CEO shares plans for fleet update and view of market
SpaceNews, , Debra Werner; October 22, 2020
Thuraya to launch SatTrack to track and monitor fishing vessels
Spacewatch Global; October 18, 2020 
KSS Line signs with Hyundai Global Services for Smart Ship solution by Inmarsat and Intellian
MarineLink; October 21, 2020
Intelsat rejects $1.8 billion SES claim for C-band clearing payments
SpaceNews, Jeff Foust; October 23, 2020
Speedcast Restructuring Presses Forward While Lender Challenge Looms
The Wall Street Journal, Jonathan Randles; October 22, 2020
Speedcast’s James Trevelyan to Join the Board of Space & Satellite Professionals International
Satellite Evolution Group; October 20, 2020
Paradigm's SWARM950 approved for use on Inmarsat with ST Engineering iDirect 950mp
SpaceNewsFeed; October 20, 2020
Iridium Surprises Investors with Resilient Q3, Raises 2020 Guidance
Via Satellite, Jeffrey Hill;  October 20, 2020
Iridium broadband goes global
Vertical Magazine,  Norm Matheis; October 16, 2020
Microsoft’s New Azure Cloud Platform Includes SpaceX Starlink and SES MEO Services
Via Satellite,  Rachel Jewett; October 20, 2020 
ORBCOMM’s versatile communication enables satellite connectivity to IOT applications
Globe Newswire; October 20, 2020
The ORBCOMM platform wins 2020 IoT edge computing excellence award
Satellite Evolution Group; October 22, 2020
Avanti and ST iDirect link satellite and land 5G
Light Reading, Pádraig Belton; October 22, 2020
Flying High: Gogo’s John Wade Talks Intelsat Commercial Aviation Acquisition
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; October 22, 2020

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In less than five weeks’ time, SMi Group’s Global MilSatCom Conference will convene virtually from 10th until 12th November to bring together 500+ senior decision makers from defence agencies, militaries, governments and industry from across the globe.
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SpaceQ Podcasts
The Space Economy Podcast
The Space Economy and the International Space Station 
Today we’re launching season 4 of our flagship podcast. And what a season have we got planned for you. To start, each episode will centre around the space economy. So naturally we’re changing the name of the podcast to The Space Economy.
Webinar Replay | Space Traffic Management: Why Commerce, Why Now, What’s Next
by SpaceNews Staff — October 13, 2020
Office of Space Commerce Director Kevin O'Connell and former NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe join SpaceNews Oct. 13 to discuss what's next in the effort to improve civil space traffic management.
Aviation Week & Space Technology Podcast
In It For The Long Haul
October 23, 2020
How can the Aviation and Aerospace industry stay resilient and ready to meet increases while facing its bleakest forecast in history? Listen in as Accenture share their insights on these issues and potential outcomes.
Space tech Expo  Free Webinar Downloads
Exploring the Benefits of Artificial Intelligence for Future Spacecraft: from Data Processing to Efficient Constellation Control - AI experts in the satellite and other spacecraft manufacturing industry explain how this new technology is transforming the way we operate, use, and analyze spacecraft and the information they produce. Download Webinar

Ready to Pick Up the Pace? How to Meet Future Demand by Reducing Your Satellite Production Time - Manufacturers are considering automation of specific manufacturing processes and standardization components; for example, by introducing or redefining the use of robotics and softwareDownload Webinar

Creating New Market Opportunities for Future Spacecraft with Next-Gen Electric Propulsion Systems - This webinar brings together commercial and agency representatives, to discuss the following topics:
·      Technology research and development on Hall Effect Thrusters, Gridded Ion Engines and Highly Efficient Multistage Plasma Thrusters
·      A market view on the benefits of these types of propulsion
·      The expected technology trends for electric propulsion
·      How market trends impact on power electronics
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Vertical Markets    
Will COVID-19 Set Back Investment In Inflight Connectivity?
Simple Flying, Joanna Bailey; October 22, 2020
Gilat maintains aero market strategy as it adjusts costs due to COVID
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; October 23, 2020
Seamless Air Alliance updates inflight connectivity standard
Aircraft Interiors International,  Adam Gavine; October 21, 2020
#Humpspotter Alert: ThinKom Ka antenna breaks cover on Spirit mod
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; October 18, 2020
Solving the Thales Ka-band antenna conundrum
PAXEX.AERO, Seth Miller ; October 16, 2020
SkyFive emerges with ATG proposition featuring local telcos
Runway Girl Network, Paul E. Eden; October 21, 2020
Global Eagle to exit Chapter 11 within months
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; October 20, 2020 
Technology can track crop diseases impacting food security in Africa
Open Access Government; October 23, 2020
Euroconsult + TerraMetric Team-Up For EO Research Report
SatNews Daily; October 20, 2020 
Defence-Style Satellite Technology For Croppers
The Weekly Times (Australia); October 22, 2020
EOS Data Analytics to provide precision farming tool on Dragonfly
SpaceWatch Global;  October 21, 2020
Is 5G the Answer to Connectivity for Industrial IoT?
Cambridge Wireless; October 21, 2020
KSS Line invests in IoT and VSAT for fleet efficiency
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; October 20, 2020
NASA asks industry about plans for Landsat Next Earth-observation satellite with advanced imaging sensors
Intelligent Aerospace; October 19, 2020
We've been promised driverless cars for years. So why aren't they on the roads yet?
ZDNet, Daphne Leprince-Ringuet; October 22, 2020
Applied Intuition Reaches $1.25 Billion Valuation In New Funding For Its Autonomous Vehicle Testing Software
Forbes , Alex Konrad; October 23, 2020

Overwatch: Advancing NATO’s Maritime Situational Awareness via Commercially Available Space-based Assets
MarineLink,  Captain Todd Bonnar;  October 22, 2020
Bandwidth Efficiency will Drive Maritime Digitalization
MarineLink, Greg Trauthwein; October 21, 2020
GNSS constellation launches enhance ship navigation
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; October 19, 2020
Samsung tests autonomous ship technology on tug
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; October 22, 2020
Eurobulk expands onboard connectivity with Navarino
The Digital Ship; October 21, 2020
DOD awards largest group of 5G testbed contracts to date
Military & Aerospace Electronics; October 23, 2020
US Army Selects TriSept to Integrate and Deploy Gunsmoke-J CubeSat
Via Satellite,  Jeffrey Hill; October 22, 2020 
Spectrum Fight Draws Multiple Billionaires into the Ring with Lucrative Mid-Band Spectrum in the Balance
Telecompettor; October 23, 2020
BAE Systems selected to develop attritable air vehicle systems under the U.S. Air Force Skyborg program
Intelligent Aerospace; October 23, 2020
Marine Corps chooses L3Harris to provide lightweight, man-packable SATCOM system for expeditionary forces
Military & Aerospace Electronics, John Keller; October 22, 2020
Supply Chain 

SSPI Releases Better Satellite World Video on OneWeb Assembly Line
SatNews Daily; October 22, 2020

OneWeb is flying into a financial asteroid field
Reuters, Liam Proud; October 19, 2020
Airbus Ventures adds Zero-Error Systems to space portfolio
SpaceNews, Debra Werner; October 21, 2020 
Viasat Introduces Feature-Rich, High-Quality Satellite-Based Internet Phone Service for Small and Medium Businesses
PRNewswire; October 21, 2020
Gaining ground: A look at how the space segment is changing
SatellitePro Middle East, Keith J. Fernandez; October 20, 2020 
Reaching Every Opportunity with Satellite and Backhaul
Via Satellite, Semir Hassanaly; October 20, 2020
AGOS ARIA-6000 isotropic antennas for EMF 5G Measurements; October 18, 2020
NEC and Analog Devices Collaborate to Provide 5G O-RAN Massive MIMO Radio for Rakuten Mobile
Business Wire; October 22, 2020
Quilty’s flat panel antenna market briefing continuing to reverberate across global satcom industry
Satellite Evolution Group; October 22, 2020
How would flat-panel antennas fare in a GEO-only world?
Connectivity Business; October 22, 2020
Adjacent Industry & Other
EU to seek pan-European broadband-by-satellite system?
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; October 19, 2020 
Partnership strategies create new growth avenues for satellite broadband
Connectivity Business; October 20, 2020
Mobile broadband provider Ovzon: Intelsat, Hispasat, Hellas-sat capacity secured; expecting 2021 market rebound
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; October 21, 2020
Africa: A possible springboard for low orbit broadband
IDG Connect, Lewis Page; October 19, 2020
Verizon, Ericsson, Qualcomm hit 5G peak speed of 5 Gbps in test
FierceWireless,  Linda Hardesty; October 20, 2020 
How 5G Will Change The Enterprise
Forbes, Julie Song; October 22, 2020
Broadcasters come round to a future of TV distribution over 5G
Rethink Research, Phil Hunter; October 20, 2020
Opinion: Ligado Networks’ proposal is not 5G
C4ISRNet, J. David Grossman; October 20, 2020  
5G peak speed record claimed
Advanced Television, Colin Mann; October 21, 2020
T-Mobile’s Neville Ray unveils 5G venture capital fund, talks FWA
FierceWireless,  Linda Hardesty; October 21, 2020 
Private 5G Networks Offer New Enterprise Business Opportunities; October 22, 2020 
Ericsson marries private network expertise with channel partner access through Cradlepoint purchase
FierceWireless,  Martha DeGrasse; October 22, 2020 
Verizon signs up Microsoft, Nokia to help clients build private 5G networks
Reuters, Mukherjee and Kenneth Li; October 20, 2020
FreedomFi Launches First Open Source 5G Network Appliance Enabling Vendor-Agnostic, Private LTE or 5G Networks
GlobeNewswire; October 19, 2020
FreedomFi wants private wireless to be as easy as launching a website
FierceWireless,  Martha DeGrasse; October 23, 2020 
New York Hydroelectric Plant Launches Private LTE Pilot with Anterix
Radio Resource Communications;  October 22, 2020
AT&T and Nokia Drive Industry 4.0 with Private Networks Enabled by CBRS
GlobeNewswire; October 19, 2020
Exploring CBRS for industrials with Anterix, Cradlepoint, Nokia — Special Report
FierceWireless, Bevin Fletcher; October 19, 2020 
Metaswitch, siticom Partner to Deliver Private LTE and 5G Campus Solutions in Germany
The Fast Mode, Ray Sharma; October 23, 2020
Gilat Wins Three-Year Satellite Backhaul Deal with Southern Linc
Via Satellite Jeffrey Hill; October 19, 2020
Satmotion Pocket for iPhone 12
Satellite Evolution Group; October 21, 2020
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