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Mobile Satellite Users Association May 18,  2020
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Digital lift-off
MarineLink; May 13, 2020
 
Laskaridis completes upgrade to Fleet Xpress
The Digital Ship; May 14, 2020
 
Paradise Navigation adopts Fleet Xpress and Infinity
The Digital Ship; May 11, 2020
 
Marlink deploys Brazil teleport services for Petrobras offshore operations
Telecompaper;  May 11, 2020
 
Intelsat declares bankruptcy as means to fund C-band spectrum clearing
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; May 14, 2020 
 
Intelsat, Andesat Partner to Bring 3G to Rural Peru
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett;  May 11, 2020
 
ST Engineering appoints new director, Ms. May Ng
Satellite Evolution Group; May 12, 2020
 
BBC World News and SES extend HD deal to ASTRA 19.2 degrees East
Satellite Evolution Group; May 13, 2020
 
Thursday Morning Conversation With Suzi McBride, Iridium COO
Via Satellite Podcast;  May 14, 2020
 
Globalstar’s Spot And Jeep Announce Co-Branded Products
Silicon Bayou News, Julia Ballard; May 14, 2020
 
SES results in line with expectations, but crisis presents challenges
DigitalTV Europe; May 11, 2020
 
SES optimistic over UHD
Advanced Television; May 14, 2020
 
ABS, Hispasat and Arsat sue FCC over C-band auction
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; May 14, 2020 
 
Intelsat aiming to cut debt in half through bankruptcy
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry;  May 15, 2020
 
OTHER MOBILITY NEWS
MARKET INTELLIGENCE
 
Vertical Markets & Supply Chain
 
AERONAUTICAL
 
Gogo: Half our satellite providers are relaxing contract terms to ‘share the pain,’ & most others will, too
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; May 11, 2020
 
Gogo Sees A Multi-Orbit, Multi-Spectrum Future For IFC
Simple Flying, Joanna Bailey; May 14, 2020
 
Gogo on how COVID-19 could be catalyst for consolidation
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; May 11, 2020
 
Astronics cuts employee count by 30% as COVID-19 impact hits hard
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; May 09, 2020
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
New funding of $450 million for bushfire recovery
Farm Weekly, Danie Pedersen; May 11, 2020
 
Can Agritech Solve The Ever-Evolving Challenges In Agriculture For The Post-Pandemic World?
Inc42, Amit Raja Naik; May 12, 2020
 
Indigo Agriculture Leverages Satellite Data to Advance Food Security Across the Globe
Talk Satellite; May 14, 2020
 
How Satellite Monitoring Can Make Farming More Sustainable
Precision Ag; May 14, 2020
 
 
IOT/M2M
 
Mining industry undergoing IoT revolution
New Electronics; May 14, 2020
 
NewSpace Systems to Supply Product for the Kinéis Smallsat IoT Constellation
SatNews Daily; May 11, 2020
 
China launches two satellites for IoT project
Xinhua; May 12, 2020
 
Satellite IoT Network Development by New Company SatIoTLab
SatNews Daily; May 13, 2020
 
 
LAND
 
Rajant and Hitachi announce the successful deployment of autonomous hauling system in Australian coal mine
Satellite Evolution Group; May 13, 2020
 
FCC Strands Self-Driving Car Communications To Boost WiFi Spectrum
TorqueNews, Eric Evarts; May 11 2020
 
  
MARITIME
 
K-CAT digital competence and assessment tool successfully supports Siem Offshore
Satellite Evolution Group; May 11, 2020
 
RigNet redoubles effort to win contract concessions from satellite operators
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; May 13, 2020
 
Digital lift-off
MarineLink; May 13, 2020
 
exactEarth joins Mayflower Autonomous Ship project
Satellite Evolution Group; May 13, 2020
 
Euronav strengthens maintenance scheme with LR approval
The Digital Ship; May 14, 2020
 
Developing IoT connectivity standards for smart containers
Riviera Maritime Media,  Martyn Wingrove; May 14, 2020
 
Seafarers report feeling trapped and anxious during COVID-19 pandemic
The Digital Ship; May 14, 2020
 
 
SATELLITES

In the Eye of the Storm: Greg Wyler Breaks Cover to Talk OneWeb
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes ; May 14, 2020 
 
Space Force Official Says DoD Could Assist OneWeb
Via Satellite,  Vivienne Machi; May 13, 2020 
 
Xona Space Systems raises $1 million to improve satellite-based navigation services
TechCrunch, Darrell Etherington; May 14, 2020
 
EchoStar says Jupiter-3 launch timing clouded by coronavirus
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; May 11, 2020 
 
Space debris tracker LeoLabs unveils automated collision alert service for satellites
CNBC, Michael Sheetz; May 13, 2020 
 
New Space Electronics Now Being Offered for Constellations by RUAG Space
SatNews Daily; May 13, 2020 
 
Assessing the C-band positives for a pressured connectivity supply chain
Connectivity Business; May 14, 2020
 
 
ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
Investor Pullout Sparks Phasor’s Descent into Bankruptcy
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; May 12, 2020 
 
NSR report: Flat panel satellite antennas on track for $12 billion over next decade
Globe Newswire; May 13, 2020
 
Anokiwave's Addition to its Board of Directors Brings 30 Years of His Expertise
SatNews Daily; May 13, 2020
 
Pasternack Debuts New Vehicular Antennas, GPS Timing Antennas and Portable UHF Antenna to Address the Growing Wireless Mobile and T&M Markets
Monterey County Now; May 14, 2020
 
Making waves: A new method for mmWave antennas and components
Ericsson.com; May 14, 2020
 
ThinKom in talks with Gogo over phased-array antenna arrangement
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; May 16, 2020

 
GOVERNMENT
 
FCC Takes Steps to Expand Deployment and Use of Satellite Earth Stations In Motion
Talk Satellite; May 13, 2020
 
Navy inks deal for synthetic aperture radar imagery
C4ISRNet, Nathan Strout; May 13, 2020 
 
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' USAF $4.9 Million AFSCN Contract
SatNews Daily; May 13, 2020

 
Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
 
Early auction quashed for Thaicom spectrum
May 12, 2020 Bangkok Post, Komsan Tortermvasana – 390 words
 
Spacecom and Comtech Telecommunications Corp. demonstrate 1.3 gigabit C-band link over AMOS-17 using Comtech EF Data modems with Telemedia South Africa
Satellite Evolution Group; May 12, 2020
 
U.S. News & World Report Names Viasat Among Best Internet Service Providers of 2020
PRNewswire; May 12, 2020
 
Telesat Joins Microsoft, Nokia on Rural Broadband Consortium
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett;  May 13, 2020
 
HISPASAT rolls out the first 50 WiFi satellite hotspots together with EasyTV to bring internet access to remote areas in Brazil
Satellite Evolution Group; May 13, 2020
 
Cable TV Is Dying, But High-Speed Internet Subscriptions Are Way Up
The National Interest, Steven Silver; May 13, 2020  
 
What role do electric co-ops play in deploying rural broadband?
FierceWireless, Kelly Hill; May 14, 2020
 
Land ho! Eutelsat reports growth in broadcast business, says Mbps consumption still rising at prime slots
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; May 15, 2020
 
 
5G
 
Cradlepoint’s 5G-ready edge router lets branch offices ditch wired broadband
Best Gaming Pro; May 17, 2020
 
Gogo guards 5G plan despite downturn
Light Reading, Marttha Degrasse; May 14, 2020
 
China Mobile Launches 5G Messaging App
Pandaily, Greg Grigorian; May 11, 2020
 
US Risks Losing 5G Standard Setting Battle To China, Experts Say
Breaking Defense, Theresa Hitchens; May 11, 2020
 
The Pentagon's fight to kill Ligado's 5G network
C|NET, Marguerite Reardon ; May 13, 2020
 
Verizon’s nationwide 5G will only be a “small” upgrade over 4G at first
Ars Technica, Jon Brodkin; May 13, 2020
 
Open RAN Policy Coalition aims to advance 5G supply chain innovation
Connected Real Estate Magazine, Joe Dyton; May 14, 2020
 
Rakuten delays 5G launch by three months
FierceWireless, Bevin Fletcher; May 15, 2020 
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
 
Unlock Broad Access to Grid Devices with Private LTE
T&D World, Bruce Albright; May 8, 2020
 
New Trends: Covid-19 Impact On Private LTE Network Market Growth Trends And Strategies With Forecast Till 2025
Cole Reports; May 13, 2020
 
FCC approves Anterix proposal to transition 900 MHz LMR spectrum to LTE use
UrgentCommunications, Donny Jackson; May 13, 2020
 
Airgain launches first antenna-modem solution
Telecomlead; May 8, 2020
 
Redline Communications Announces RDL-6000 Ellipse for CBRS Industrial LTE
Jaymie Scotto & Asoociates, Karissa Campbell; May 11, 2020
 
Puloli Private IoT Networks Compatible with Qualcomm IoT Modem
Business Wire; May 12, 2020
 
A variety of operators are likely to bid in the CBRS auction: Special Report on CBRS
FierceWireless, Linda Hardesty; May 13, 2020 
 
 
OTHER
 
Top 10 technology trends that will redefine a post COVID-19 world
Dataquest, May 11, 2020
 
FCC Requires Foreign Space Stations to Pay U.S. Regulatory Fees
Via Satellite Rachel Jewett; May 13, 2020 
 
16 Industry Functions The Pandemic Has Shown Need A Tech Upgrade
Forbes Technology Council; May 13, 2020 
 
Op-ed | What the government should or should not do to help space industry
SpaceNews, commentary by Mikhail Grinberg; May 14, 2020 
 
Reinventing Business from Space
Reuters; May 13, 2020
 
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