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Mobile Satellite Users Association December 10,  2018
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MSUA MEMBER NEWS

 
Satellites may connect the entire world to the internet
The Economist; December 7, 2018 
 
Intelsat CEO on 5G and the Growing Connected Car Market
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; December 6, 2018 
 
Timothy Schermerhorn Joins Intelsat as Regional Vice President, North America
Associated Press; December 6, 2018
 
Kymeta Receives Approval for Sale of Terminal Devices in South Africa
Via  Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; December 6, 2018
 
Rignet Announces Adverse Ruling In Inmarsat Arbitration
Rig Net Press Release; December 3, 2018 
 
Greg Wyler revealed as SSPI UK Space & Satellite Personality of the Year
Satellite Evolution Group; December 4, 2018 
 
Inmarsat wins ‘World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider’
Get Connected; December 5, 2018
 
Inmarsat to be the First Commercial Customer for the New H3 Launch Vehicle Provided by MHI
JCN Newswire; December 6, 2018 
 
Competition Appeal Tribunal Rules in Favor of Inmarsat, Ofcom
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; December 7, 2018
 
Viasat responds to judgement decision on EAN
Get Connected; December 7, 2018
 
Viasat, Ubix Offer High-Speed Satellite Internet to Businesses across Mexico
Stockhouse; December 3, 2018
 
US Army certifies Viasat airborne modem for WGS network
Army Technology; December 6, 2018
 
Harris Corporation CEO Named Chairman of AIA Board of Governors
Business Wire; December 3, 2018 
 
The Harris HSAT Smallsat Orbiting and Communicating in Good Order
SatNews Daily; December 6, 2018 
 
Deal of Fortune: Why Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies are Going All In on $33.5 Billion Merger
SatNews Daily (by Cindy Barth, Editor, Orlando Business Journal); December 7, 2018 
 
Hughes grabs network services contract with Oklahoma government
The Daily Record; December 3, 2018
 
The Climate Reality Project and Intelsat team up to raise greater awareness about the impact of climate change
Satellite Evolution Group; December 4, 2018
 
Private Access Point added for North Sea LTE by Marlink
The Digital Ship; December 5, 2018

 
Servicio Satelital launches iDirect DVB-S2X network to provide highest throughput and cost efficiency for Argentina market
Satellite Evolution Group; December 5, 2018
 
Panasonic partners with Raleigh & Drake on curated IFE experience
HMG Aerospace, Alexander Preston; December 5, 2018 
 
Speedcast Introduces Cybersecurity as a Service
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; December 7, 2018
 
Speedcast Announces CFIUS Approval for Globecomm Acquisition
PRNewswire; December 6, 2018
 
Speedcast Wins Contract to Deliver VSAT Services to Production and Drilling Platform Fleet in Asia Pacific  
Talk Satellite; December 4, 2018
 
Iridium receives contract extension for Navy satellite services
Phoenix Business Journal, Hayley Ringle; December 5, 2018
 
 
 


 
 
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INDUSTRY NEWS

MARITIME
 
SpaceX launches pioneering UK maritime communications satellite
December 3,2018; UK Space Agency
 
Acquisition boosts shipping satellite communications services
Marine Electronics & Communications,  Martyn Wingrove; December 3, 2018
 
IEC Telecom Expands with New Office in Denmark
SatNews Daily; December 4, 2018 
 
Satellite-AIS provider exactEarth to get cash lifeline from Hisdesat, Ewing Morris, MMCAP
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; December 7, 2018 
 
'HawkEye' on Suspicious Ships
MarineLink, Shailaja A. Lakshmi; December 4, 2018
 
When two is better than one
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; December 3, 2018 by
 
 
AERONAUTICAL
 
Is the Aero Market Ready for Takeoff?
Via Satellite, Robert Bell; December 5, 2018
 
Aireon's New VP of Customer Affairs ... He Comes at One of the Company's Most Important Moments
Satnews Daily; December 2, 2018
 
2018 Cabin Electronics: What's New From Satcom Providers
Aviation Week & Space Technology, Mal Gormley; November 20, 2018 
 
Honeywell strategically positioned as it begins to sell GX to airlines
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; December 3, 2018
 
Contract for High-Power RF Amplifiers to be Fulfilled by Comtech PST
SatNews Daily; December 5, 2018 
 
Gogo Announces Closing of $238 Million Convertible Notes Offering
Talk Satellite; December 6, 2018
 
 Aircom Pacific signs firm agreement with Airbus for IFEC
Get Connected; December 7, 2018
 
Astronics AeroSat certifies FliteStream T-310 satcom
Get Connected; December 4, 2018
 
 
LAND
 
Next steps for oil backlog
The Canadian Press; - December 2, 2018 
 
Connected Mining Market to Soar at steady CAGR up to 2023
Algasoline, Partha Ray; December 7, 2018  
 
The 7 technologies that will make farming smarter–and more productive
FastCompany, Shana Lynch; December 4, 2018
 
 
BROADBAND
 
Search for connectivity solutions points to satellite ground segment consolidation
Satellite Finance, Craig Barner; December 6, 2018
 
Chinese Company Reveals First Satellite of Many in Plan to Offer Free Worldwide Wi-Fi
Satnews Daily, Kelsey Cheng for MailOnline; December 3, 2018 
 
MASMOVIL selects Eutelsat to power broadband
Telecomlead; December 3, 2018 
 
Ajit Pai buries 2-year-old speed test data in appendix of 762-page report
Ars Technica, Jon Brodkin; December 5, 2018 
 
Terabits from Space: Next-Gen Tech Redefines Satellite’s Role in Global Networking
WEBWIRE; December 5, 2018 
 
Satellite broadband: The way of the future for Ghana
Jbklutse.com; December 6, 2018  
 
 
 

 5G
 
Future of broadband mobile internet – 5G and beyond
AzerTac (Azerbaijan); December 6, 2018


IOT/M2M
 
Russia to build IoT satellite constellation
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; December 3, 2018 
 
Astrocast Launches First Test Satellite of IoT CubeSat Network
Global Banking and Finance Review; December 4, 2018
 
Optus Wholesale lands IoT partnership with Transatel
ARN, Julia Talevski; December 4, 2018
 
Cloud services and IoT in focus during post-satellite TV era
Satellite Finance, Douglas Yu; December 7 , 2018
 
DCU Alpha and ESA want Irish start-ups to lead IoT satellite revolution
Silicon Republic, Colm Gorey; December 7, 2018
 
IoT to detect vessel performance anomalies
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; December 3, 2018 
 
5G Is Poised to Revolutionize Industries Beyond Telecommunications
IoT for all; December 6, 2018
 
 
GOVERNMENT
 
Comtech Awarded $5.9 Million Additional Funding from U.S. Army
Business Wire; December 3, 2018
 
Are performance drivers shifting in the GovCon market?
Washington Technology, commentary by  Jerry McGinn, Brett Josephson; November 30, 2018 
 
 
REGULATORY
 
Preview: Via Satellite’s Interview with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai
Via Satellite, Jeffrey Hill; December 3, 2018 
 
Pai: Major Carrier(s) May Have Violated Mobility Mapping Rules
Multichannel News, John Eggerton; December 7, 2018 
 
 
OTHER
 
The Space News Awards for Excellence & Innovation
Space News; December 3, 2018
 
Several catalysts make 2019 a transformation year for satellite investors
Satellite Finance, Jason Rainbow; December 7, 2018 
 
Interview: RBC Signals Chief Executive Christopher Richins
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; December 6, 2018 
 
Is space becoming the final frontier landfill?
Calrion Ledger, Bill Moak; December 3, 2018 
 
Sorry LEOs, but FPAs Have No Incentive to Go Low-Cost
Talk Satellite, Lluc Palerm-Serra, NSR; December 3, 2018
 
Sandvik and Nokia team up to offer miners LTE and 5G networks
International Mining, Daniel Gleeson; December 4, 2018
 
 
 

 
 
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