Mobile Satellite Users Association August 15, 2016
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President's Message
Catherine A. Melquist
President, MSUA

Coming Monday, September 12th -- A New MSUA Website!

For a sneak preview, see the below image of MSUA's new home page.  MSUA Members -- Stay tuned for more information about the new MSUA website and  new ways for you to engage with mobility users and promote your mobility innovations.  

Thank you and now on to Mobility News!

Moving  forward.  Smarter together.  


Orbcomm’s delighted with Verizon’s IoT valuation but plays down AIS wins
SpaceNews; Peter B. de Selding; August 5, 2016
Carrier Transicold Customizes Telematics System for its Reefer Units
Trucking News Online; August 5, 2016
The Vandenberg Venue Is NEXT
SatNews; August 8, 2016
Navarino to deploy Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress service on 1,200 vessels
Ship-technology; August 8, 2016
Is the OneWeb-Intelsat network the answer to Canada's Arctic needs
Space Daily; August 8, 2016
Inmarsat Retains Disputed US Navy Satellite Services Contract
Via Satellite; Caleb Henry; August 8, 2016
A Business Inauguration For IEC Telecom In Turkey
SatNews; August 8, 2016
Marlink and Telemar join forces
Maritime Journal; August 8, 2016
Digital Ship To Examine The Latest In Maritime Technologies
SatNews; August 8, 2016
Iridium’s Desch: NEXT Satellite Launch Will Boost Growth(Audio)
Bloomberg “Taking Stock”; Kathleen Hays and Pimm Fox; August 9, 2016
Record London's Air Pollution: Drayson Technologies Partners with Gophr and Inmarsat
IoT Evolution; Chrissie Cluney; August 9, 2016
Cobham and TRX Systems Launch Integrated LMR Testing Solution
Consumer Electronics Net; August 9, 2016
SKYTRAC Systems Goes Wild In Canada For Universal Helicopters To Transmit
SatNews; August 9, 2016


Click on the BLOG links below for the latest in mobility thought leadership from the following MSUA members:  

Globalsat Group
Intelsat General: Satcom Frontier


Kymeta Enables Global, High Speed Connectivity For Internet Of Things
Sys-Con Media; August 9, 2016
Antiquated air traffic control systems are becoming a serious threat to safety
The Economist; August 10, 2016
Why BizAv can expect bigger things with 2Ku commercial migration
Runway Girl Network; Seth Miller; August 10, 2016
US Navy contracts for Inmarsat and Alion
Marine Electronics and Communications; Martyn Wingrove; August 10, 2016

How Disaster Apps Work—And Don't
Fast Company; Nicholas Kman; August 11, 2016
Northern Refrigerated Selects ORBCOMM’s Telematics Solution for Its Refrigerated Trailer Fleet
Yahoo! Finance; August 11, 2016
Additional Coverage: Via Satellite
Thuraya, VNPT Provide Mobile Satellite Services in Vietnam
Via Satellite; Veronica Magan; August 11, 2016
Additional coverage: SatNews
ViaSat urges commercial airlines to do the math on satellite connectivity
SpaceNews; Peter B. de Selding; August 11, 2016
BRIEF-World Reach says unit receives order for 5,000 units of Iridium Go! Product; via Reuters; August 12, 2016
Additional coverage: Proactive Investors Australia
Deals this week: General Dynamics Corporation, Inmarsat; August 12, 2016
Cobham-Kapsch Team Fields TETRA Comms Network at Rio de Janeiro Metro Railway Line
ExecutiveBiz; Jane Edwards; August 12, 2016
Opinion: The Coming Satellite Revolution
Aviation Week; August 12, 2016



Future of Black Boxes Demonstrated in Emirates Crash Landing
Forbes; Christine Negroni; August 5, 2016
Rockwell Collins NavFire GPS Technology Used in Weapon Systems
Inside GNSS; August 6, 2016
Navy strives to save stranded MUOS-5 satellite
Florida Today; James Dean; August 6, 2016
Clarion to Use Furuno’s DR/GNSS Module in Navigation System
Inside GNSS; August 6, 2016
China launches first mobile telecoms satellite from Beijing
BBC News; August 7, 2016
USAF calls for proposals for launch services contract to support GPS III mission
Airforce-technology; August 8, 2016
GPS Under Attack as Crooks, Rogue Workers Wage Electronic War
NBC News; Mike Brunker; August 8, 2016
Maritime satcom consolidation continues with SpeedCast purchase of Eutelsat’s WINS
SpaceNews; Peter B. de Selding; August 8, 2016
Vulcano weapon system to fire with Rockwell Collins NavFire GPS
GPS World; August 8, 2016
Eutelsat Sells Maritime Subsidiary to SpeedCast
Via Satellite; Caleb Henry; August 8, 2016
Bombardier makes initial CSeries inflight connectivity focus clear
Runway Girl Network; John Walton; August 8, 2016
Gilat Technology Underscores Avanti's Capacity Contract For UK Backhaul Advancements
SatNews; August 8, 2016
Japan’s Sky Perfect JSat takes revenue hit from satellite delay, invests in drone builder
SpaceNews; Peter B. de Selding; August 8, 2016
General Dynamics Adds HF Capability to Digital Modular Radio
Via Satellite; Caleb Henry; August 8, 2016
Avanti to use Gilat’s X-Architecture for Cellular Backhaul with EE’s LTE Network
Via Satellite; Caleb Henry; August 8, 2016


Global Eagle Entertainment reports record aircraft-connectivity installations
SpaceNews; Peter B. de Selding; August 9, 2016

Kazakh Government Launches Satellite Navigation Software
The Astana Times; August 9, 2016
OneWeb aims to connect schools across globe
Florida Today; James Dean; August 9, 2016
Arizona Company Introduces New GPS Tool to Fight Trailer, Equipment Theft
Construction Equipment Guide; August 9, 2016
Lockheed Ships ‘Space Based Infrared System’ GEO 3 Satellite for Launch Prep
GovConWire; Anna Forrester; August 9, 2016
SpeedCast, DHI to Provide Broadband Connectivity to 50-vessel Fleet Globally
Via Satellite; Veronica Magan; August 9, 2016
Gogo Hangs Hopes on More STCs to Increase 2Ku Installs
Via Satellite; Juliet Van Wagenen; August 9, 2016
Honeywell unveils industrial IoT platform
Construction Week Online; Neha Bhatia; August 10, 2016
Heavy equipment firms eye used gear
China Daily; Wang Fan; August 10, 2016
VSAT marine engineer training launched
Marine Electronics & Communications; Martyn Wingrove; August 10, 2016
New Certification Program for Maritime Satellite Communications Operators
Via Satellite; Veronica Magan; August 10, 2016
Panasonic Avionics, UAE’s Yahsat in MoU on Mideast mobile broadband constellation
SpaceNews; Peter B. de Selding; August 10, 2016
Additional Coverage: Via Satellite  
Navy ups contract for enhancing satellite comms
Defense System; Kevin McCaney; August 10, 2016
China says new satellite will help safeguard interests at sea: China Daily
Reuters; August 11, 2016
US Navy Awards Protected Tactical Service Field Demonstration Contracts Worth $110M
Defense World; August 12, 2016

MOBILE MILSATCOM 2016  - just added!
30 August - 1 September 2016

18th annual Global MilSatCom
8-10 November 2016, London, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 207 827 6054

9-10 November 2016
Javitz Convention Center * New York, New York
Mobility panel opportunity available for MSUA members.  Inquire via email at 

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