Mobile Satellite Users Association January 1, 2018
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MSUA's 2018 Satellite Mobility Awards will be given to the top technical or service delivery innovations introduced to the market in 2017.  Categories include:
  • Top Aeronautical Satellite Mobility Innovation
  • Top Maritime Satellite Mobility Innovation
  • Top Government Satellite Mobility Innovation
  • Top Land Satellite Mobility Innovation
  • Top M2M/IOT Satellite Mobility Innovation
  • Company to Watch

To enter, send a one-page description of your innovation together with data and customer testimonials evidencing the impact it’s made on the mobility market to no later than February 16, 2018. You must be an MSUA member to apply!

Awards will be presented at MSUA’s 2018 Satellite Mobility Innovation Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. 

  • Keynote Speaker: David Howgill
  • Topic: Satellite Mobility and the 5G Opportunity
  • Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Cost:  $75 Members | $85 Non-Members
  • Register for the luncheon at the same time you register for SATELLITE 2018 conference and use code MSUA4SAT18 for 20% off the cost of your conference fees.  
For more information about the Mobile Satellite Users Association and how to join, please visit
2018 Gamechanger: OneWeb's Greg Wyler talks digital divide, 900 satellites 
Orlando Business Journal, Matthew Richardson; December 29, 2017
OneWeb will fully deploy multi-gigabit global satellite network by 2021 and start with Alaska service in 2019
Next Big Future, Brian Wang; December 29, 2017
Fourth set of Iridium NEXT satellites arrive in orbit and provide telemetry
Space Daily; December 29, 2017 
2018 Preview: Satellite industry 2.0 tees up bevy of satellites in name of broadband for all
FierceWireless, Monica AllevenDecember 28, 2017 
Asia-Pacific Maritime VSAT Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Key Players Harris CapRock Communications , Hughes Satellite Systems, Inmarsat
Newsient, Jesse Woodson; December 25, 2017
Op-ed: Paving a clear “Path” to interoperable SATCOM
SpaceNews, Rebecca M. Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat; December 26, 2017 
5 Business Deals That Shook Up Satellite in 2017
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; December 26, 2017 
Making Cruise Connectivity Actually Work
Travel Pulse, Jason Leppert; December 26, 2017
Kymeta Government Solutions Completes Sea Trials for U.S. Government Customer Using KĀLO Satellite Internet Service
Business Wire; December 27, 2017
Global Oilfield Communication Market 2017 Top Manufactures – Siemens AG, Speedcast International, Commscope
SatPR News; December 29, 2017

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LIMITED TIME OFFER - MSUA is offering complimentary tickets to the 2018 Mobility Innovation Awards Luncheon to companies that join MSUA from now until 30 January 2018. Two tickets ($150 value) will be given to each new corporate member and one ($75 value) for each new small business member.  Click join for new membership information!
Driver-less Ships: Autonomy in the Maritime Sector
MarineLink, William Stoichevski; December 27, 2017
Maritime's Digital Transformation & Simulation-based Training
MarineLink, Tom Mulligan; December 28, 2017
Aireon System Deployment Passes Midway Point with Fourth Successful Launch
Talk Satellite; December 22, 2017
Snug seating and no seatback IFE? Pressure is on for wifi to work
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; December 25, 2017
Maritime Satellite Communication Market Growth to Remain Steady during the Forecast Period 2017-2027
Find Market Research; December 29, 2017
Orders Pile Up For Tesla Semi That Doesn't Yet Exist As Rival Electric Trucks Get Rolling
Forbes, Alan Ohnsman; December 28, 2017
Honeywell, Karamba Join Forces on Connected Car Cybersecurity
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; December 26, 2017 

Etisalat announces successful launch of pre-commercial 5G
SatellitePro ME, Clayton Vallabhan; December 26, 2017 
Mobile Satellite Trailer Gets Delivered to Henry County EMA
West Bend News; December 25, 2017
2018 Preview: Shared spectrum to be in the spotlight
Carriers will need more spectrum to meet demand as they transition to 5G
FierceWireless, Colin Gibbs; December 27, 2017 

Brazilian M2M connections up 20% year on year in October
Telecompaper; December 27,2017
Focused on 5G: Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Chief Don Stockdale Delivers Keynote Address on Top Issues Before the FCC
Lexology, Sarah K. Leggin (Hogan Lovells); December 21, 2017
Industry Trends and Predictions
SatellitePro Middle East, Roger Boddy, CEO, Global Teleports; December 27, 2017 -
Queensland government to build fibre network to rival NBN
Capacity Media, Natalie Bannerman – December 21, 2017 

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