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Mobile Satellite Users Association October 9,  2018
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MSUA MEMBER NEWS
 
Speedcast Launches Crew Wi-Fi Service
PRNewswire; October 3, 2018 
 
Viasat, ULA insist ViaSat-3 launch was competitively procured
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; October 2, 2018 
 
Cobham and Inmarsat SB-S extend to United Airlines’ B737NG
Get Connected; October 2, 2018
 
Competition Mounts For Ka-Band Service
Aviation Week & Space Technology, Bill Carey; October 2, 2018 
 
Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat Establish the C-Band Alliance (CBA), a Consortium to Facilitate Clearing of U.S. Mid-band Spectrum for 5G While Protecting U.S. Content Distribution and Data Networks
Financial Post; October 1, 2018
 
Intelsat, OneWeb work to bring new economics to Ku connectivity
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; October 1, 2018
 
LS telcom announces delivery of C-Band/5G Spectrum Compatibility Study to Intelsat and SES
Satellite Evolution Group; October 1, 2018
 
Inmarsat’s Fleet Safety wins Safety4Sea award
Marine Electronics & Communications, Ed Martin; October 5, 2018
 
Inmarsat Strengthens Their Super-Yacht Fleet Xpress Position with SSI-Monaco Agreement
SatNews Daily; October 1, 2018 
 
Thuraya Heading Into OilComm 2018 with their IoT/M2M Technologies
SatNews Daily; October 1, 2018 
 
La Compagnie Partners With Viasat for Unlimited High-Speed In-Flight Wi-Fi
Apex.aero,  Stephanie Taylor; 25 September, 2018
 
Thales Receives 10-Year Army Deal To Join Harris In Delivering Two-Channel Leader Radios
Defense Daily, Matthew Beinart; September 27, 2018
 
Iridium Set to Boost Adoption of Satellite IoT Solutions with Amazon Web Services
IoT Evolution,Ken Briodagh; October 01, 2018
 
OneWeb says lack of debt financing is not slowing it down; 1st 10 satellites launch in February
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; October 3, 2018 
 
Globalstar's $16 Million Contract Ensures MIL-SAT Will Provide Next Gen LEO Tracking Antennas
SatNews Daily; October 2, 2018
 
Harris unveils Blue Origin partnership, while NASA investigates satellite camera problem
Florida Today, James Dean; October 2, 2018 |
 
COMM to Deliver Their Satellite Services to China
SatNews Daily; October 3, 2018 
 
Can SES win an advantage over OneWeb?
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; October 2, 2018 
 
SES to Connect IBM Cloud Users via O3b Satellites
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; October 4, 2018
 
Panasonic Avionics progressing rollout of Gen 3 Ku-band
Get Connected; October 4, 2018 
 
Orbcomm to offer satellite IoT in China
SpaceTech Asia Deyana Goh; October 5, 2018 
 
Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) Selects ORBCOMM’s Fleet Management Solution for Monitoring Their Dry and Refrigerated Trailers
GlobeNewswire,  October 4, 2018
 
US lawmakers introduce second bill to jump start offshore aquaculture
IntraFish; September 28, 2018
 
Hughes introduces firewall solution for small and medium-size businesses
Fast Casual; October 3, 2018
 
High-tech ways to stay in touch during an emergency
San Francisco Chronicle; October 3, 2018
 
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Workshop: Monday 8 October 2018; 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Topic:  Developments in Mobile Satellite Markets

Briefing:  Thursday 11 October 2018; 10:45 am
Topic:  The Emergence of IOT

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LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS

MARITIME 
 
Bad internet on board is bad for your bottom line
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; October 3, 2018
 
National Marine Electronics Association Recognizes KVH Marine Systems with 2018 Product of Excellence Awards
International Shipping News; October 2, 2018
 
Addvalue Signs Exclusive Collaboration Agreement with Network Innovations Inc to jointly market Addvalue iFleetONE™ VMS in the US
Talk Satellite; October 4,2018 
 
Sea Machines Rolls Out Autonomous Vessel Tech
Marine Link; October 3, 2018
 
IACS publishes cyber safety recommendations
The Digital Ship; October 1, 2018
 
Adonis crew portal goes mobile
The Digital Ship; October 4, 2018
 
 
AERONAUTICAL
 
ADS-B Network Promises Major Benefits For New Zealand Aviation
Aviation Week & Space Technology, Adrian Schofield ; October 5, 2018
 
Air France awards in-flight connectivity solution to Global Eagle and Orange Business Services for Airbus A320 family aircraft
GlobeNewswire; October 1, 2018
 
Pretty Fly for a Wi-Fi: Airline CEOs Weigh in on IFC
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; October 2, 2018 
 
FAA to start phased evaluation of space-based ADS-B in 2019
Air Transport World, Bill Carey; October 2, 2018 
 
NigComSat to offer navigational services to airlines, others
Punch; October 3, 2018
 
Spire Global, Indmex Aviation Partner to Develop Aviation Surveillance Solutions
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; October 3, 2018
 
Efforts advance to route aircraft data over most efficient pipes
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; October 4, 2018
 
Delta to offer free in-flight Wi-Fi — eventually
Atlanta Business Journal; October 3, 2018
 
Free accessibility plus connectivity-lite coming to Bluebox customers
Runway Girl Network, John Walton; October 4, 2018
 
 
LAND
 
Toyota, SoftBank Join Forces to Build Self-Driving Cars That Deliver Meals, Health Care
Wall Street Journal, Mayumi Negishi and Sean Mclain; October 4, 2018
 
BMW says rivals are interested in joining forces on self-driving cars
Reuters; October 2, 2018
 
With help from new tech system, cotton on Doug Scott Farms is looking good
Farm Futures, Willie Vogt; October 03, 2018
 

IOT/M2M
 
SK Telecom uses IoT network for rental car service
ZDNet, Cho Mu-Hyun; October 4, 2018 
 
Nanosatellite companies extend IoT connectivity
TechTarget; Sally Johnson; October 2, 2018
 
 
GOVERNMENT
 
COTS Solutions for the Battlefield Retooled by Draper
SatNews Daily; October 4, 2018 
 
Military Communications Market will account for over $40 Billion in revenue including 200+ Key Players Cobham, Exelis, Quortus
MarketWatch; October 4, 2018
 

5G
 
T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Odds May Rise on Cable Move to Mobile
Bloomberg News, Todd Shields and Scott Moritz; October 5, 2018
 
ARK Mediacom Demonstrates First End-to-End 5G Broadcast Network
Talk Satellite ; October 03, 2018
 
FCC approves faster and cheaper 5G small cell deployments
ZDNet, Corinne Reichert; October 4, 2018
 
Connected cars: A question of road safety in the 5G Vs WiFi debate
EURACTIV.com, Samuel Stolton; October 3, 2018 (
 
 
What you need to know about 5G networks: expectations and benefits
Best Techie, Alex Hughes; October 1, 2018
 
Lessons learned from CBRS should be applied to other bands: Federated
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven; October 1, 2018
 
India’s Dept of Telecom gears up for 5G services, in talks with TRAI about commercial deployment
Gadgets Now, Kalyan Parbat; October 5, 2018,
 
Record pricing in Italian 5G auction leads to long-term profitability questions for mobile operators
Satellite Finance, Katy Hunt; October 4, 2018
 
What the satellite industry needs to know about where 5G stands
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; October 1, 2018 
 
 
BROADBAND
 
Brazil sees satellite broadband connections double in past year
Telecompaper; October 1, 2018
 
Can wireless challenge cable for home internet service?
Associated Press; October 01, 2018 
 
Satellite giants partner to drive US 5G access
DigitalTV Europe, Andy Fry; October 1, 2018
 
UAE’s Yahsat To Provide YahClick Satellite Broadband In Democratic Republic Of Congo
Spacewatch Global, October 2, 2018
 
Emirati Yahsat launches internet service in Cameroon
iTWeb Africa; October 2, 2018
 
Mobile downloads tiny against fixed line in final ABS Internet Activity report
ZDNet, Chris Duckett; October 2, 2018
 
‘Last mile broadband connection: Nigeria shouldn’t be satellite shy’
Vanguard (Nigeria); October 3, 2018
 
Leosat claims faster connections than optical fibre
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; October 2, 2018
 
SATADSL, APT Satellite and ISAT team up to provide connectivity in Africa
SatellitePro Middle East; October 4, 2018
 
Sky and Space Global assesses the market potential for bringing communications to equatorial regions | Q&A
Satellite Finance, Jason Rainbow; October 4, 2018 
 
 
REGULATORY
 
FCC Moves to Free Up More Airwaves
Wall Street Journal, John D. McKinnon and Drew FitzGerald; October 1, 2018  
 
FCC’s O’Rielly cheers C-Band Coalition, stresses that ‘at least 200-300 MHz’ needs to be ceded by satellite sector
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; October 3, 2018 
 
U.S. plans to rewrite rules that impede self-driving cars
Reuters, David Shepardson; October 4, 2018
 
 
OTHER
 
Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) Market: Emerging Nations around the World to Offer Lucrative Opportunities
True Industry News;  October 1, 2018
 
SITAEL and BridgeSat Bring High-Performance, Low-Cost Laser Satellite Communications to Businesses and Government Agencies in Europe and Beyond
Associated Press; October 1, 2018
 
Telefónica and FAO launch LatAm water efficiency pilots
Business News Americas, Phil Anderson; October 3, 2018
 
Do smallsats even need insurance?
SpaceNews, Jeff Foust; October 4, 2018 
 
The Asian Scale Paradox
Talk Satellite, Lluc Palerm-Serra | NSR; October 1, 2018 
 
Satellite operators don’t know what to buy, but ESA is still helping European manufacturers get ready to sell
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; October 3, 2018
 
Redline Announces Updates to its Private LTE Critical Communications Product Portfolio
The Critical Communications Review, Gert Jan Wolf; October 4, 2018
 
Has the bubble burst? Overcome frustration with your mobile network
VanillaPlus, Anasia D'mello; October 5, 2018
 
Hetnets look set to drive the $11 billion in-building wireless network market
TelecomTV, Ian Scales; October 5, 2018
 
Dallas Love Field Airport Launches Free, Unlimited Wi-Fi
Aviation Pros; October 2, 2018
 

 
 
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