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Mobile Satellite Users Association December 4,  2017
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MOBILITY AND MSUA MEMBER NEWS

MEMBER NEWS
 
iDirect DVB-S2X Network to be Employed by the DOZER-TELEPORT in Russia
Satnews Daily; November 30, 2017
 
Iridium’s fourth Falcon 9 mission holding to Dec. 22 as other SpaceX missions slip
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; November 28, 2017
 
IMF Selects Blue Sky Network for Multi-Year Comms Contract
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; November 30, 2017 
 
Cobham reduces integrated Global Xpress antenna costs
Satellite Evolution Group; November 28, 2017
 
Cobham SATCOM - IWBS 2017: New SAILOR Iridium NEXT satcom antenna comes to Workboat
Satellite Evolution Group; November 29, 2017
 
Viasat Unveils New Global Brand Identity 
Markets Insider; November 30, 2017 
 
ViaSat strives to connect rural America with satellite internet
AGDAILY, Ann Hess; November 30, 2017
 
After 7,000-mile odyssey, Kymeta’s satellite connected car comes home
Geekwire; November 28, 2017
 
An Intelligent Path to Network Modernization
Signal Magazine, Tony Bardo (Hughes Network Systems); November 27, 2017
 
Airbus: French content is 50% of OneWeb satellite constellation, part of our $1.2-billion New Space investment
November 27, 2017 – Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding -  512 words 
 
Speedcast Creates Largest Maritime, Offshore Network
NewsFactor; November 26, 2017
 
Speedcast's Two Management Changes, One From Within and the Other from Outside
Satnews Daily; November 27, 2017
 
David Kagan to return to Globalstar as COO 
November 28, 2017 - Satellite Finance, Craig Barner 
 
Inmarsat: The Future of IoT in Logistics
MarineLink, Aiswarya Lakshmi; November 29, 2017Dejero Gets

$24.9 Million from Intelsat, Kayne Partners

Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; November 28, 2017 
 
Comtech Receives Contract Award in Excess of $8.0 Million from Major Space Contractor
Business Wire; November 28, 2017 
 
ORBCOMM Introduces Their Programmable ST 6100 with Satellite Tracking Technology
Satnews Daily; November 29, 2017
 
ORBCOMM Surpasses Two Million Subscriber Communicators in the Industrial IoT Market
Talk Satellite; November 28, 2017 
 
Opinion: Consolidation cuts satcoms choice for owners
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove; November 29, 2017
 
Hughes Re-Certified as Meeting Newest ISO Quality Management System Standards
PR Newswire; November. 29, 2017
 
Gogo’s presses its Ku- case vs Hughes/ViaSat Ka-band satellites for in-flight connectivity over hub cities
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; November 29, 2017 
 
Marlink Adds Tampnet 4G LTE to its Sealink Network
November 29, 2017 – Via Satellite, Kendall Russell 
 
Intelsat delivers more high-throughput maritime coverage
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove; November 29,2017 
 
New Whitepaper from Intelsat General Outlines Satellites' Interference Mitigation Capabilities
Satnews Daily; November 29, 2017
 
Thales Alenia Space and others spur LEO craze with new Space Rider vehicle
Satellite Finance, Craig Barner; November 30, 2017 
 
John Deere rolls out new customer-centric website
AGDAILY; November 30, 2017
 
Russia’s First Steps into the Commercial Satellite Industry – From our Archive
Via Satellite, James Careless; November 30, 2017
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LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS
  
MARITIME
 
Maritime broadband will bring ‘technological revolution’
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine Martyn Wingrove; November 30, 2017
  
Intelligent fleet management is coming
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine Martyn Wingrove; November 29, 2017
 
ISRO's Satellites Ramp Up Security ... Monitoring Suspicious Vessels and Boats
Satnews Daily; November 27, 2017
 
Telenor Satellite sails further north
Satellite Evolution Group; November 29, 2017
 
MOL Takes a Step Forward in Visualization at Sea
World Maritime News; November 30, 2017
 
Rolls-Royce and ESA bring space technologies to autonomous ships
Digital Ship; November 30, 2017 
 
Clarksons confirms cyber breach
Digital Ship; November 30,2017
 
 AERONAUTICAL
 
Orbital ATK delivers Al Yah 3 satellite to launch site
Get Connected; December 1, 2017
 
Ever-evolving TAP Portugal details drivers behind A330neo IFEC choice
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; November 27, 2017
 
Ukrainian air carrier to launch Wi-Fi onboard
Telecompaper; November 27, 2017 
 
Air Canada Offers Free Gogo Wi-Fi for Frequent Flyers
Via Satellite, Kendall; November 28, 2017 
 
FIMI becomes Orbit’s controlling shareholder by acquiring 33.4% of the company for approximately US$10 million
Satellite Evolution Group; December 1, 2017
 
SmartSky 4G LTE gets closer to commercial launch
Get Connected; November 29, 2017
 
LAND
 
How collected technologies will be key to overcoming mining challenges
Mining Technology,  Elly Earls; November 29, 2017
 
Ahead of 2018 LPGAN Launch, Magnitude Space Rebrands as Hiber
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; November 27, 2017 
 
Climate Corp. to partner with Canadian drone data firm
Grain News Canada; November 27, 2017
 
Tesla Truck Gets an Order from DHL as Shippers Give Elon Musk’s New Vehicle a Try
Wall Street Journal, Jennifer Smith; November 28, 2017
 
BROADBAND
 
Uganda: Satellite Broadband to Unlock Economic Growth in Rural Uganda
All Africa.com, Farhad Khan (Yahsat); November 27, 2017
 
SES helps Guatemala's Comnet roll out enterprise broadband service
November 30, 2017; Telecompaper
 

 

 
 
Verizon Plans 5G Broadband Launch
CCM.net, Paul Rubens; November 30, 2017

Hot, sunny days could slow 5G networks, but research offers solutions
Phys.org; November 30, 2017
 
KDDI, Samsung demo 5G on a moving train
Mobile World Live; December 1, 2017
 
5G and the need for speed
Network World, Brent Dietz; November 29, 2017 

IOT/M2M
 
ISIS selected to provide two 6-Unit CubeSats for Dutch IoT service provider Hiber
SpaceDaily; November 29, 2017
 
The installed base of wireless IoT devices in agriculture reached 17.0 million in 2016
Satellite Evolution Group; November 30, 2017
 
Connectivity Challenges Threaten to Derail Logistics Sector’s IoT Ambitions
SpaceWatch Middle East; November 28, 2017
 
 GOVERNMENT
 
How the Pentagon is preparing for the coming drone wars
Washington Post, Christian Davenport; November 24, 2017 
 
US Navy Seeks Info on Maritime Satcom Technology
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; November 27, 2017
 
COTS in space: hasty generalizations
Intelligent Aerospace, Courtney E. Howard; November 30, 2017
 
Harris gets SINCGARS order for Morocco
Military & Aerospace Electronics; November 30, 2017
 
REGULATORY
 
FCC argument for net neutrality regulations repeal not substantiated by facts
1 Red Drop, Shudeep Chandrasekhar; November 28, 2017
 
 OTHER
 
Nano-satellite builder GomSpace moving beyond narrowband to Ka-band broadband market
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; December 1, 2017 
 
ViaLite RF over fiber links help expand Fucino Space Centre
Satellite Evolution Group; November 27, 2017
 
SES Networks Online Three Course Training Program Built by GVF and SatProf Now Completed
Satnews Daily; November 27, 2017
 
RemoveDebris: Space junk mission prepares for launch
BBC News Rebecca Morelle; November 28, 2017 
 



 
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