Mobile Satellite Users Association October 9,  2018
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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,  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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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
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
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

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
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

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, 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 
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 
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
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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