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Mobile Satellite Users Association December 17,  2018
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Yahsat and Hughes Launch Joint Venture to Deliver Satellite Broadband Connectivity across Africa, the Middle East and Southwest Asia; Talk Satellite; December 16, 2018 

Speedcast Wins Award for Sigma Gateway Xtreme Network Management Device; Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; December 14, 2018

Intelsat launches broadband service aimed at military and government aircraft SpaceNews, Sandra Erwin; December 13, 2018 

COMSAT Takes Flight with FlexAir: Intelsat General’s New Managed Service for Government Aviation; Business Wire; December 13, 2018

OneWeb, citing better-than-expected satellite performance, trims constellation by 33%; Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; December 12, 2018 

Inflight connectivity providers set for an unsettled 2019 as legal and financing moves rock sector; Satellite Finance, Craig Barner ;December 11, 2018

The 10 Hottest Companies in Satellite 2018; Via Satellite, Tereza Pultarova; December 11, 2018 

CBA: “Extraordinarily pleased” with responses; Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; December 10, 2018 

SpaceX’s final Iridium Next launch delayed to January; SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; December 7, 2018

Viasat's Airborne Modem Passes Military Certification to Operate on Wideband Global SATCOM Network; SatNews Daily; December 10, 2018

Viasat Announces Master Agent Deal With Sandler Partners; Zacks Equity Research; December 12, 2018

Viasat Exec on Satellite Cyber Threat: We Must Take Action; Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; December 11, 2018 

Viasat Installs IFC on 1,000 Commercial Aircraft; Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; December 10, 2018 

Viasat: Campaign to stop Inmarsat’s Euro-IFC network moves to Belgium, Germany after British defeat; Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; December 7, 2018

Inmarsat to be first commercial customer for MHI H3 launcher; Get Connected; December 14, 2018

Satcom 2020: Strategic Federal Budget Planning is Key; December 7, 2018 - Via Satellite, commentary by Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch ((Inmarsat) –902 words

Hughes Brings Satellite Internet Service to Ecuador; Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; December 10, 2018 

NATO deploys Globalstar’s IoT satellite technology for oceanography research; Land Mobile, Sam Fenwick; December 11, 2018

C-Band Alliance members promise to buy American for new satellites under C-band plan; SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; December 12, 2018 

C-Band Alliance calls T-Mobile proposal for 3.7-4.2 GHz a delay tactic; FierceWireless, Monica Alleven; December 10, 2018 

How SAS' Agreement with GlobalSat Group Enables Pearls to Provide Connectivity to Latin Americans; SatNews Daily; December 11, 2018 

Thales and French defence ministry establish logistic support platform; Army Technology; December 12, 2018

DroneShield partners Thales in Spain; Jane's Defence Industry, Jon Grevatt; December 11, 2018

How self-driving tractors, AI, and precision agriculture will save us from the impending food crisis; John Deere and others working to change the equation before it's too late TechRepublic; Natalie Gagliordi; December 12, 2018

 

 


 
 
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INDUSTRY NEWS

MARITIME
 

Awakening Connectivity Maritime Executive; December 14, 2018

Cyber solution and VSAT contract unveiled Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; December 11, 2018

SpecTec to deliver new digital solution for Virgin Voyages; Marine Electronics & Communications,  Rebecca Moore; December 11, 2018

Autonomous ship discussions continue at IMO; The Digital Ship; December 13, 2018

Intellian launches 60cm-class GX terminal with increased power, GX60HP; Satellite Evolution Group; December 13, 2018

Arctic Shipping Company deploys Orange connectivity platform; The Digital Ship; December 11, 2018

The cost of lost connections; Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; December 11, 2018


AERONAUTICAL

Eclipse announces Ka-band inflight connectivity bundle; Get Connected; December 11, 2018

Finnair begins analyzing Viasat IFC data with portal focus; Runway Girl Network, John Walton; December 12, 2018

IFC Monetization Needed to Stimulate Further Adoption; Via Satellite, Daniel Welch; December 11, 2018

Eutelsat on satellite in-flight connectivity: Full of potential, but delivery is still bad; Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; December 10, 2018 

Singapore Airlines Exec Reflects on IFC Developments in 2018; Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; December 11, 2018

Recaro seeks to drive efficiencies with IoT of aircraft seats; Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; December 13, 2018 

Gogo reports positive results for 2Ku de-icing modifications; Get Connected; December 12, 2018

 

LAND

Indigo Ag Acquires TellusLabs to Improve Data Insights; Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; December 13, 2018 

NSR's Alan Crisp Offers His Perspective in 'Land Mobile Via Satellite, 6th Edition'; SatNews Daily; December 12, 2018 

Connectivity Challenges the Car: A Satellite Solution?; Via Satellite, Kristie Pfosi; December 11, 2018

TRE ALTAMIRA Chooses WekaIO Matrix on Amazon Web Services to Unlock Innovation and New Product Development; Talk Satellite; December 11, 2018

RigNet Passes the Popcorn as They Keep Remote Crews Entertained with CrewFlix™; SatNews Daily; December 12, 2018 

Imagining the Connected Car’s Future; Electronic Design, Lou Frenzel; December 11, 2018

IBM, Hello Tractor Trial Digital Wallet For Blockchain Based Agriculture; CoinTrust, Kelly Cromley; December 13, 2018 

 

BROADBAND

Competitive pressures increase in European broadband as EU rolls out connectivity plan; Satellite Finance, Craig Barner; December 13, 2018

Australia introduces universal broadband guarantee; telecomasia.net, Dylan Bushell-Embling; December 10, 2018 

Mitigating the Digital Divide; HiTech News Daily, Rennie Bradshaw; December 10, 2018 

Telemedicine demand spurs rural broadband push in Texas; Politico, Renuka Rayasam; December 12, 2018

AWS And IBM Want To Move Internet Traffic Off The Ocean Floor And Into Space; Forbes,  Paul Teich; December 12, 2018

Hispasat, Dish to Offer Broadband Satellite Service to Mexico; Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; December 13, 2018 


5G

Dish’s Chairman Says 5G Network Is His ‘Manhattan Project’; Bloomberg;  Scott Moritz, December 11, 2018

Eurobites: Tele2 & Telenor Extend 5G Collaboration, Bag 700MHz Spectrum; Light Reading; December 11, 2018

Dense Air 5G infrastructure to deliver coverage infill, private networks; ARN, Rohan Pearce; December 14, 2018

The Wired Guide to 5G; Wired, Klint Finley; December 12, 2018


IOT/M2M

Op-ed: IoT smallsats: Ready for launch?; SpaceNews, Alan Crisp; December 9, 2018 

Sierra Wireless Solar-Powered Satellite Asset Tracking Service Enables Reliable Emergency Disaster Response; Business Wire; December 11, 2018

IBM and Telefonica Team Up for Blockchain Technology; IoT Evolution, Chrissie Cluney; December 12, 2018

Ericsson launches new IoT center of excellence; FierceWireless, Mike Dano; December 13, 2018 

 

GOVERNMENT

FAA, Pentagon Agree On ADS-B Introduction For Military Aircraft; Aviation Week & Space Technology, Bill Carey;| December 13, 2018

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $2.8 Million Additional Funding from U.S. Army; Talk Satellite, December 12, 2018


REGULATORY

At ITU, a satellite’s location and spectrum use are whatever the sponsoring nation says; Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; December 11, 2018 


OTHER

Better Together: The Importance Of Establishing Valuable Partnerships; Via Satellite, Mauricio Segovia (Axesat); December 13, 2018 

Virgin Galactic’s spaceplane finally makes it to space for the first time; The Verge, Loren Grush; December 13, 2018

XipLink acquires Sevis Systems cellular backhaul assets; Satellite Evolution Group; December 10, 2018 

Cubesat builder AAC Clyde Space weighs satellite leasing as a business model; Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; December 10, 2018

Newly-elected GVF Directors guiding association into another decade of global satellite industry achievement; Satellite Evolution Group; December 10, 2018

Spaceflight to Bring XYO Network Blockchain Tech Into Space; Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; December 11, 2018 

CBRS takes a step forward as NTIA completes testing; FierceWireless, Mike Dano; December 13, 2018 

Deutsche Telekom reviews Huawei network supply from China; Telecomlead; December 14, 2018

Private LTE Market Projected to reach $4.5 Billion by 2023; OpenPR; December 14, 2018

 

 

 

 

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