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Mobile Satellite Users Association June 8,  2020
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A Video Perspectives Interview with Kevin Steen, CEO, ST Engineering iDirect
SatNews Daily;  June 5, 2020

Thuraya and Cygnus Telecom provide satellite connectivity to Dubai corporation for ambulance services
Satellite Evolution Group; June 3, 2020
 
Eutelsat, Intelsat, SES, Star One and Telesat agree to speedy C-Band auction
Light Reading; June 1, 2020
 
Intelsat Announces First Quarter 2020 Results
Talk Satellite; June 4, 2020
 
Intelsat wants Court to modify BlackSky loan
Advanced Television; June 1, 2020 
 
Intelsat and the Tragedy of the Satellite Commons
Real Clear Markets,  Harold Furchtgott-Roth & Kirk Arner; June 1, 2020
 
The 2020 Superyacht Connectivity Survey Launches from Inmarsat
SatNews Daily; June 1, 2020
 
Inmarsat launches Tailings Insight to support safer mining tailings management
WebWire; June 2, 2020
 
Inmarsat extends seafarer well-being commitments with new ISWAN collaboration and roll-out of COVID-19 video telemedicine service
Satellite Evolution Group; June 4, 2020
 
Radiation Test Solutions Buys Cobham Advanced Electronics' Cobham RAD
SatNews Daily ; June 2, 2020
 
SES to Restructure and Consolidate Part of European Operations into Luxembourg Headquarters
Talk Satellite; May 29, 2020 
 
OGBL and LCGB unions demand SES employment retention plan
RTL; June 5, 2020
 
Eutelsat, fearing global satcom market effects, asks FCC to rethink reimbursement of SES, Intelsat C-band satellites
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; June 2, 2020
 
Globalstar launches new ST100 satellite transmitter
Satellite Evolution Group; June 3, 2020
 
Report: Big 4 satellite operators could lose $400m in 2020
Advanced Television,  Chris Forrester; June 3, 2020 
 

 
OTHER MOBILITY NEWS
MARKET INTELLIGENCE
 
Vertical Markets & Supply Chain
 
AERONAUTICAL
 
Satcom Direct, Avcon sign exclusive, fleet-wide connectivity deal
PAXEX.AERO, Seth Miller; June 4, 2020
 
Airlines seek guidance from Telesat on having more direct IFC control
Runway Girl Network,  Mary Kirby; June 4, 2020 
 
How Close Is Urban Air Mobility To Becoming A Reality?
Aviation Week & Space Technology, Graham Warwick;  May 27, 2020
 
Viasat divulges IFC-related cost reductions, remains optimistic
Runway Girl Network; May 30, 2020
 
Airbus And Boeing Focus On Own Survival
Aviation Week & Space Technology: June 04, 2020
 
Editorial: ICAO’s Hygiene Guidelines Illustrate Rock-And-Hard-Place Situation
Aviation Week & Space Technology, Karen Walker; June 03, 2020
 
Keeping It Plane Simple – Liberating Aviation Data
Simple Flying, Arran Rice; June 3, 2020
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
Connectivity Key to Make Food Production More Efficient in Indonesia
Jakarta Globe, Steven Tompkins; June 2, 2020
 
 
IOT/M2M
 
Ligado raises $100 million for its 5G, IoT network plans
RCR Wireless, Kelly Hill on May 29, 2020
 
FCC debate outcome and recovery timeline key yardsticks for IoT post-pandemic
Connectivity Business; June 2, 2020
 
 
LAND
 

Comtech purchase of UHP of Canada, Gilat of Israel both on hold pending Russian regulatory decision
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; June 5, 2020
 
 
MARITIME
 
Hellenic Coast Guard deploys Frequentis communication system to enhance SAR
The Digital Ship; June 4, 2020
 
Kongsberg's LARS for Ocean Infinity's Armada Robotic Ships
MarineLink; June 5, 2020
 
Global pandemic sees 400 per cent rise in cyber-attacks
The Digital Ship; June 5, 2020
 
 
SATELLITES
 
Telefónica Puts Telesat’s Phase 1 LEO Satellite to the Test
Talk Satellite; June 4, 2020 
 
Hispasat Lands Backhaul Deal with Mexico’s Altán
Via Satellite,  Rachel Jewett; June 4, 2020
 
NSR's Wireless Backhaul via Satellite Analysis and Report — 14th Edition
SatNews Daily; June 1, 2020
 
SpaceX Launches 60 More Starlink Satellites
Via satellite,  Rachel Jewett;  June 4, 2020
 
Space, the Next Frontier for Geely
Talk Satellite; June 3, 2020
 
Oman begins plans for first national satellite programme
Gulf News, Tawfiq Nasrallah; June 05, 2020 
 
Euroconsult reports private investment fueling Chinese commercial space sector growth, alongside state-backed investment
Satellite Evolution Group; June 5, 2020
 
 
ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
NSR bottom line FPAs: The key and the barrier to satcom growth
Satellite Evolution, Dallas Kasabosk; June 2, 2020
 
Latest Insights on Flat Panel Satellite Antenna Market
Cole of Duty; June 4, 2020
 
Launchpad: GNSS antennas, gyroscopes, lidars
GPS World, Tracy Cozzens; June 2, 2020 
 
DARPA's RN DMC program seeks to provide long-range communications through spatially distributed tiles of small transceivers and antennas.
Military & Aerospace Electronics, John Keller; June 5, 2020
 
Communications & Power Industries completes acquisition of satellite antenna systems business of General Dynamics
PRNewswire; June 5, 2020
 
 
GOVERNMENT
 
Bipartisan group of senators wants to hear the FCC’s side of the Ligado story
SpaceNews, Sandra Erwin; June 4, 2020 
 
BAE Systems Succeeds in First Tactical Configuration Ground-Launched Test of APKWS Laser-Guided Rockets
In Homeland Security; June 1, 2020
 
US Army Awards Comtech Additional Funds for Mobile Satellite Equipment Contract
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; June 1, 2020
 
Expanding Internet Access Improves Health Outcomes
Government Technology Magazine, David Raths ;  June 2020
 
 
 


 
Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
 
Internet reliability and connection expanding in Alaska
KTVA, Makayla Clark; June 4 2020
 
Viasat cuts staff, sizes up LEO satellite opportunity for rural broadband
Light Reading, Jeff Baumgartner; June 2, 2020 
 
Broadband Progress, Policy Varies By State
WAMC, Ian Pickus ; June  2, 2020 
 
Gilat Telecom expands VSAT services across Africa
Satellite Evolution Group; June 3, 2020
 
High-Speed In The Hinterlands
Mountain Home Magazine,  Carrie Hagen; June 01, 2020
 
MEASAT enhances VSAT service management with DataMiner
Advanced Television; June 2, 2020 
 
NBN satellites surpass 100,000 connections
Mirage News; June 4, 2020 
 
Research: Does Broadband Access Increase Rural Home Values?
The Daily Yonder,  Kelsey Conley and Brian Whitacre; June 4, 2020
 
 
5G
 
Ericsson Emerges as 5G Leader After U.S. Bruises Huawei
Wall Street Journal, Stu Woo; June 2, 2020 
 
Canadian telcos tap Ericsson, Nokia for 5G gear, ditching Huawei
Reuters; June 3, 2020
 
DISH Hires T-Mobile Exec for Wireless Plans
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; June 2, 2020
 
Questions about 5G resources arise amid varied opinions on alternative supplier models
Connectivity Business; June 4, 2020
 
Unprecedented Development in 5G Frequencies
i-HLS;  June 4, 2020
 
UK ranked sixth in global 5G market, according to OMDIA
Satellite Evolution Group; June 4, 2020
 
Q&A: Mike Rogers, Man of 5G Action
Multichannel News, John Eggerton; June 1, 2020
 
Nokia and Elisa see sustainability leap in world-first 5G liquid cooling deployment
WebWire; June 4, 2020
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
 
Google: CBRS deployments doubled from March to April
FierceWireless, Monica Allevenl June 3, 2020
 
How Attabotics and Microsoft use private LTE to monitor robots
Light Reading, Martha Degrasse; May 29, 2020
 
Cradlepoint Revamps Partner Program to Build on Momentum and Prepare for the Wireless WAN and 5G Future
Embedded Computing Design; June 4, 2020
 
How digitalisation platforms and industrial grade private wireless boost wind farm productivity
Power Technology; June 4, 2020
 
CenturyLink touts early edge computing customer wins
Light Reading, Mike Dano;  June 3, 2020
 
Just in time, Mobile Experts Releases Crucial CBRS PAL Auction Guidance
The Brentwood Press; Jun 2, 2020
 
FCC’s O’Rielly says CBRS power limits could be increased in future
FierceWireless, Linda Hardesty; Jun 4, 2020
 
 
OTHER
 
Astroscale moving into GEO satellite servicing market
SpaceNews, Sandra Erwin;  June 3, 2020
 
Satellite images, phone data help guide pandemic aid in at-risk developing countries
Berkekely News,  Edward Lempinen| June 2, 2020
 
Mobile computing: securing the data of mobile and remote workers
June 5, 2020 – Global Banking  and Finance Review
 
Embracing Mobility As The New Normal For Flexible Work
Forbes Technology Council, Jed Brown; June 4, 2020
 
 
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