Mobile Satellite Users Association October 5,  2020
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Intellian announces new brand identity
The Digital Ship; September 29, 2020
STEP Electronics chosen as select partner with Kymeta in beta trial program for revolutionary mobile
Satellite Evolution Group; September 25, 2020
Intelsat to Delta: We can support free inflight Internet model
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; September 27, 2020
Isotropic Systems-SES Team to Demo Satellite Antenna Tech for Air Force, Army
ExecutiveBiz, Nichols Martin; September 28, 2020 
Paradigm’s SWARMGX VSAT Now Operates On The Inmarsat GX Network in Japan
SatNews Daily; September 29, 2020
IoT skills shortages block mining innovation, Inmarsat research discovers
Talk Satellite ; September 29, 2020
Kymeta u8 Terminal Receives Commercial Authorization from FCC for Q4 2020 Launch
Business Wire; September 29, 2020 
STEP Electronics chosen as Select Partner with Kymeta in Beta Trial Program for Revolutionary Mobile Connectivity Solution
Talk Satellite ; September 30, 2020
Nokia teams up with Speedcast to improve connectivity in remote locations
International Mining, Daniel Gleeson; September 29, 2020
Managing end-to-end data flow is the key to IoT success, says Speedcast
Satellite Evolution Group; September 30, 2020
Iridium launches asset management device, Iridium Edge
The Digital Ship; September 30, 2020
Globalstar : Satellite IoT Device Deployments for Relief Agencies Double in 12 months for Specialist Reseller Traksat
M2 PressWIRE; September 29, 2020
Envistacom, XipLink Work on Transport Virtualization Initiative
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; September 29, 2020 
Marlink and Quadrille extend their partnership to offer a news channel for seafarers
International Shipping News; October 1, 2020
Marlink remains largest retail VSAT service provider in 2019
The Digital Ship; September 29, 2020
SES Networks Expected To Show Growth + SpaceX Starlink Service Prospects
SatNews Daily;  September 30, 2020
How SatCom Stocks Could Jump onto the Radar
Journal Transcript,  Kyle Landeck; September 24, 2020 

October Mobility Marketing Committee Meeting
Thursday, October 15 – 11am East 
Enhancing the Customer Experience – How to create stickier customer relationships with customer advisory boards

In this session, Nickie Peters, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Logicalis will share everything you need to know to develop a focus on the customer experience, how to obtain customer feedback you can use, the different types of customer advisory boards, how to set goals and make sure both you and your customers get value from the exchanges. She will also give expert advice on knowing who to invite and the where, when, how of building and hosting high-value customer advisory councils.
New!  Mobility News Section
Podcasts and Webinars

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October 6-8, 2020
  • One-on-one video chat with conference attendees, exhibitors, sponsors and speakers
  • Connect with experts through mutual, common interest meetings
  • Find industry experts in sessions, exhibitions and through interest group search
  • 20% off registration for MSUA members - Use DISCOUNT CODE :  MSUA20 
  • MSUA to host a virtual booth - meet MSUA's upcoming new leadership team and learn about new MSUA offering
Making Leaders: Rob Lyon, Chief Engineer and Executive Director of Flight Assurance, Maxar Technologies
SSPI Podcast (24:38 min)
Since joining Maxar, Rob has been a highly sought-after mentor in the company’s formal mentoring program for high potential employees. His mentees consistently develop improved business acumen and technical and leadership skills, leading to quicker promotions and greater employee retention.
2020 Satellite MarketCast Videos
Listen to audio podcasts with key satellite industry executives including:  
·      David Gelerman, CEO, Spacebridge; 
·      Lou Dubin, SVP-Product Marketing, Comtech EF Data; 
·      Bob Hansen, VP-Sales and Marketing, Terrasat; 
·      Steve Richeson, VP-Sales, Mission Microwave 
·      Semir Hassanaly, Head of Cellular Backhaul and Trunking, ST Engineering iDirect. 
Click here to listen to the podcasts.
Interviews with Key Executives at Satellite 2020 in Washington, D.C.
At Satellite 2020 in Washington, D.C. Satellite Markets and Research Editor-in-Chief Virgil Labrador interviewed key executives including 
Alexander Müller-Gastell, CEO-ND SatCom; 
Wilfried Megger, General Manager-SatService GmbH; 
Brian Billman, VP-Product Management, Isotropic Systems
Frane Milos, Head, Luxembourg office-Amphinicy Technologies and a Demo of  Amphinicy's Blink Software Solution
To view the videos, click on the aformentioned executive's name. 
For video interviews from previous shows,click here.
Register Today For Our Space Café WebTalk
 “33 minutes with Juan de Dalmau” 
Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café WebTalk featuring Juan de Dalmau, President of the International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France . Juan de Dalmau will discuss education programs and network opportunities to be prepared for a career in the global space industry.
October  13, 2020 at 4:00 pm CEST.
Annapolis Micro Systems Inc
October 1st Webinar: SOSA, CMOSS, and More: The current and future state of U.S. efforts to standardize military embedded equipment in the RF and DSP domains This webcast will be held on October 1, 2020
2:00 PM EDT / 1:00 PM CDT / 11:00 AM PDT / 6:00 PM GMT
Register here!
Vertical Markets 
This airline will test you for COVID-19 so you can visit Hawaii without quarantining
Lonely Planet, Andrea Smith; September 30, 2020
COVID-19 Quarantines And Border Closures Continued Longer Than Anticipated
Aviation Week & Space Technology, October 01, 2020
Satcom Direct Opens Revamped Network Operations Center
Simple Flying, Joanna Bailey; October 1, 2020
Agritech trends: Use of data science in agriculture
Your Story, Pankaj Rain; |September 29, 2020
Scaling digital agriculture innovations through start-ups
IOL. Com (South Africa), Faheem Khota; October 1, 2020
Brazil's Amazon sees nearly two-thirds more fires than last September
The Japan Times; October 2, 2020
Can global brands balance profits with the planet?
Reuters; September 28, 2020
Swarm Technologies reveals plan to connect devices for $5 per device per month
SpaceNews, Debra Werner; September 29, 2020
Kepler launches first internally produced satellites
SpaceNews, Jeff Foust; September 29, 2020 
Intelligence Brief: Do manufacturers really need 5G, IoT?
Mobile World Live ; September 30, 2020
NanoAvionics launches second satellite for Lacuna Space’s growing IoT satellite constellation
Satellite Evolution Group; September 29, 2020
New Satellite-Powered Vegetation Management System from AiDash
GeoData Point; September 28, 2020 
UK’s first driverless car lab launches in Oxfordshire
UK News; September 30, 2020
Rohde & Schwarz to supply antenna test systems to CATARC 0
Automotive Testing Technology,  Lawrence Butcher; October 1, 2020
Satellite builders and launchers contracted for new C-band constellations
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; September 30, 2020
OceanSignal Extends EPIRBs Range To Meet Australian Standards
SatNews Daily; September 29, 2020
Phishing Penetration Test Measures Crew Vigilance
SatMagazine,  Mike McNally, GTMaritime;  October 1, 2020
Boat Telematics: Siren Marine provides an integrated solution.
Boating Magazine,  Jim Hendricks; October 1, 2020
Global Maritime Regulator Hit by Cyberattack
The Wall Street Journal, Costas Paris; October 1, 2020
Covid drives down passenger and offshore satcoms demand
Riviera Maritime Media,  Martyn Wingrove; October 1, 2020

U.S. Military Space Agency Awards Space Laser Communications Contract
Forbes, Elizabeth Howell; October 2, 2020
For Global Operations, the ADF Needs An Adaptable Satellite Communications Network
Defence Connect (Australia); September 30, 2020
Interview: RDML Gallaudet Steers NOAA’s Path Toward Uncrewed Maritime Systems
Marine Technology News, Greg Trauthwein, Editor; September 18, 2020
USDA Finances Intellisense’s Forest Fire-Fighting Satellite Sensing Tech Development
Via Satellite, Jeffrey Hill; October 2, 2020 
KT Sat designing Ka-band HTS satellite for SE Asia, pins growth on backhaul & aero, maritime connectivity
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; Otober 1, 2020
Satcom to foster resilient digital systems, European Space Agency release; September 29, 2020
After O3b and OneWeb, Brian Holz starts Mangata Networks. Prime market: MNOs. Capex: Pay as you go
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; September 25, 2020
Swarm Announces Products and Pricing for World's Lowest-Cost Satellite Communications Network
Talk Satellite; September 29, 2020
Nelco partners Telesat to offer LEO satellite connectivity in India
ETTelecom ; September 30, 2020

Bankruptcy court approves OneWeb sale
SpaceNews, Jeff Foust ; October 2, 2020 

KT SAT Rolls Out First Public Demonstration of Satellite-5G Hybrid Router
Via Satellite, Jeffrey Hill; October 2, 2020 


Focus Telecom Introduces GPS Resilient Antenna Kit Built on infiniDome Technology
Business Wire; September 30, 2020
5G Antennas – Once A Booming Market Getting Back to Growth
The Daily Chronicle; October 1, 2020
ANYWAVES To Deliver Payload User Antennas To Thales Alenia Space For Omnispace Smallsats
SatNews Daily; September 27, 2020

ThinKom Touts Benefits of Interoperable Hybrid Antenna Solutions
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; September 29, 2020 

Adjacent Industry & Other
Asian Development Bank went outside its usual box with investment in startup Kacific Broadband Satellite
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; September 28, 2020
NETGEAR launches Orbi tri-band WiFi 6 mesh system with built-in DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem
HelpNet Security; September 30, 2020
Norway leads Nordic-Baltic region for private fibre broadband subscription penetration in 2019
Telecompaper;   September 30, 2020
Satellite C-band/5G coexistence in SE Asia: Regulatory uncertainty still a problem even as deployment starts
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding’ September 30, 2020
Eutelsat wraps BigBlu purchase
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; October 1, 2020 


Selecting The Correct 5G Spectrum
SatMagazine, HU Hai, AsiaSat; October 1, 2020
Microsoft unveils 5G/telco playbook with ‘Azure for operators’
CRN (Australia); September 29, 2020
3 Licensed Providers Launch Israel’s 5G Network Today
Jewish Press,  David Israel; September 29, 2020
BridgeComm Partners With Nokia to Develop Ultra-High-Speed Throughput Solutions
Business Wire; September 28, 2020
5G Wireless Network Design Relies on 3D Aerial Data
GIM International; September 25, 2020
Nokia adds ‘extreme automation’ capabilities to 4G/5G network slicing
FierceWireless,  Bevin Fletcher;  October 1, 2020 

Smart factories: Mobile network characteristics and main KPIs
Cambridge Wireless; October 1, 2020
Private LTE delivers for shipping giant
FierceWireless, Martha DeGrasse;  Oct 2, 2020 8:38am
Trilogy plants 4G seeds in North Dakota farm
Light Reading, Mike Dano; September 30, 2020
Speedcast Deploys Nokia Industrial Private LTE/4.9G Solutions Globally
RealWire; September 29, 2020
Speedcast: 76% of IoT projects either stall or fail
Future IoT, Gigi Onag; October 1, 2020
Mavenir acquires ip.access to add 2G/3G support for open RAN
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven;  September 28, 2020 
Using 5G To Build Tomorrow’s Smart Cities, Today
PYMNTS;  September 29, 2020
Wireless Connectivity Lights the Path to Bank Branch Innovation
Global Banking  & Finance Review, Graham Brooks; October 1, 2020
Virtual Reality: Looking to the Future of Telehealth
Managed Healthcare Executive, Asher Marks, MD; October 1, 2020
Analysts beef up C-band auction forecast to $26B - $35.2B range
FierceWireless,  Monica Alleven; September 25, 2020 
Always a bigger fish: new issue of Offshore Technology Focus out now
will Covid-19 spark a new wave of mergers and acquisitions, delivering net-zero with geospatial monitoring, tackling the oil and gas industry’s methane problem, and more.
Offshore Technology; September 29, 2020
Low-loss materials will benefit from rapid 5G market, finds IDTechEx report
Satellite Evolution Group; September 30, 2020
Is laser going to be the next telecoms frontier?
Independent Australia, Paul Budde; September 30, 2020
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