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Mobile Satellite Users Association August 5,  2019
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MEMBER NEWS

ST Engineering Exec Explains Decision to Buy Newtec
Via Satellite,  Mark Holmes; July 31, 2019
 
Russia Bans Connection to OneWeb Global Internet Satellites
Bleeping Computer.com, Sergiu Gatlan ; July 30, 2019
 
Sunrise Project ... Astroscale Teams With OneWeb and ESA to Remove Space Debris
Satnews Daily, July 28, 2019
 
Global Pole-to-Pole Connectivity ... IEC Telecom's Interconnection with Iridium Certus(SM) Service
Satnews Daily; July 30, 2019
 
IMOCA Appoints Iridium its Official Communications Partner
PR Newswire; July 30, 2019
 
Iridium Satellite Awarded $478,194,000 for Total Contract from Defense Information Technology Organization
Satnews Daily; July 28, 2019
 
Mainstream Data Buys New IP Service Hub from iDirect
Via Satellite, Jeffrey Hill; July 29, 2019
 
SES: Half Year 2019 Results
Talk Satellite; July 26, 2019
 
SES: We’ll catch up in H2 to make 2019 target; Yahlive JV with Yahsat to be reorganized; OneWeb, Telesat LEO data mean little
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding ; July 26, 2019
 
Speedcast Delivers Expanded Connectivity and Applications for Goodwood Vessels
PRNewswire; July 29, 2019
 
Speedcast Wins Sasol Oil and Gas Contract in Mozambique
Via Satellite,  Annamarie Nyirady; August 1, 2019
 
Investigators conclude external forces killed an Intelsat satellite in April
Spaceflight Now, Stephen Clark; July 30, 2019
 
Iridium, AWS to Launch IoT Satellite Service; Matt Desch Quoted
ExecutiveBiz, Matthew Nelson; August 1, 2019

Hula Girl's Transpacific Yacht Race from L.A. to Hawaii Included an Iridium Phone for Critical Comms
Satnews Daily; August 2, 2019
 
Inmarsat: Global Xpress airtime revenue $5.9M in Q2, vs $4M in Q1; maritime Ku-band leasing winding down
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; August 2, 2019
 
KOTUG International commits to Fleet Xpress
The Digital Ship;  July 30, 2019
 
Defense Logistics Agency Awards Viasat with Small, Tactical Terminals Contract ... Maximum $28 Million
Satnews Daily; August 1, 2019
 
Pivotel has acquired two US-based mobile satellite solution businesses, MVS USA and Explorer Satellite Communication
itWire; August 1, 2019
 
PHSAT Selects the Hughes JUPITER System to Power Efficient and Reliable Connectivity for Businesses in the Philippines
PRNewswire; July 30, 2019
 
Affordable Satellite Phones: We Test 3 of the Best
Gear Junkie, Christophe Noel; July 31, 2019
 
 
 

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OTHER MOBILITY NEWS

Vertical Markets & Supply Chain
 
AERONAUTICAL 

FAA to use ADS-C to meet separation standards for US oceanic airspace
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby ; July 31, 2019 

Latécoère details plan to replace rather than complement inflight wifi
Runway Girl Network, John Walton; July 28, 2019
 
Qatar Airways Exec: LEO Satellites Will Change the IFC Game
Via Satellite,  Mark Holmes; August 1, 2019
 
Flyht, L3Harris Extend Airbus Satcom Partnership
Via Satellite,  Annamarie Nyirady August 1, 2019
 
SmartSky networks receives milestone 130th patent advancing next-gen connectivity and a better passenger experience
Satellite Evolution Group; July 30, 2019
 
Chinese Airlines May Opt for 5G ATG In-Flight Connectivity Over Satellite-Based Solutions
Apex Aero, Marisa Garcia:July 30, 2019
 
Aireon's Space-Based Traffic Surveillance Service to Be Implemented for India's Airspaces
Satnews Daily; July 29, 2019
 
SmartSky Networks is advancing next-gen connectivity and bettering passenger experience
Get Connected, Joanna Bailey; August 1 2019
 
ATG to drive adoption of In-Flight Connectivity in China
Get Connected, Joanna Bailey; July 29, 2019
 
Partnerships Fuel Flight Tracking Ecosystem and Resulting Innovation
Connected Aviation Today, Chelsea Barone; July 30, 2019
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
MDA to Play Key Role in Government of Canada-funded Network to Advance Artificial Intelligence Technologies for Agriculture
Talk Satellite; July 26, 2019
 
Satellites show hope for Brazil’s disappearing Atlantic forest
Inhabitat, Lucienne Cross; August 2, 2019
 
How tech is helping the agriculture sector curb carbon emissions
World Economic Forum; July 29, 2019
 
 
IOT/M2M
 
Eutelsat stabilizes video business, increases free cash flow; sees broadband, satellite IoT as growth drivers
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding ; August 2, 2019

Week In Review: IoT, Security, Auto
Semiconductor Engineering, Jeff Dorsch; August 2nd, 2019
 
New technologies clear path for IoT environmental monitoring projects
Satellite Finance; July 30, 2019
 
ETSI Issues Report on IoT Devices for Emergency Communications
The Critical Communications Review, Gert Jan Wolf; August 2, 2019
 
 
LAND
 
Real-Time Data Promises to Reduce Firefighting Risks
RT Insights, Joe McKendrick; July 31, 2019
 
Global Surface Intelligence secures six-figure Canadian project
Satellite Evolution Group ; July 30, 2019
 
A camera and satellite net to stop big game poaching in Africa
ZDNet, Greg Nichols; August 2, 2019
 
 
MARITIME
 
Poseidon launches cyber protection solution
The Digital Ship;  August 1, 2019
 
Invest in digitalisation or lose business to rivals
July 29, 2019 - Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove
 
exactEath becomes AIS partner to new Airbus service
The Digital Ship; August 2, 2019
 
 
SATELLITES
 
Incubation Period Peaking for SmallSat Ecosystem
Via Satellite, Carolyn Belle  (Northern Sky Research analyst); August 2, 2019
 
Eutelsat zeros in on connectivity strategy as it seeks to mine value from video market
Satellite Finance; August 3, 2019
 
U.S. risks ‘junking up our skies’ with space debris: Rosenworcel
FierceWireless,  Monica Alleven August 1, 2019 
 
Transponder prices rise 60% – perhaps
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; July 30, 2019
 
To save the internet, Silicon Valley is sending it to space
Astronomy.com, Troy Farah ; July 30, 2019
 
Payload integration is underway for Intelsat 39
Broadband TV News, Robert Briel; July 30, 2019
 
Satellite Industry Association's Kudos to FCC Re: Streamlining Smallsat Regulations ... Includes FCC's Statement
Satnews Daily; August 1, 2019
 
Space startup aims to launch thousands of satellite ‘cell towers’ that connect to the average phone
The Verge, Loren Grush; August 2, 2019
 
 
ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
Kepler Communications demonstrates LEO tracking and data transfers on Kymeta’s electronically steered antenna
Satellite Evolution Group; July 30, 2019
 
Comtech Command & Control Technologies Group Bringing Antenna Tech to Utah Show
Satnews Daily; August 2, 2019
 
 
GOVERNMENT
 
Durabook launches its most rugged and most customizable laptop for use in the toughest conditions
Satellite Evolution Group; July 30, 2019
 
Gilat Awarded $7 Million Contract for US Army WIN-T Program
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; August 1, 2019


Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
 
Coming soon: Gigabit speeds from above
Data Center Dynamics, Doug Mohney, Space IT Bridge; August 1, 2019
 
With customers like these… U.S. C-band Earth station operators ill-suited for battle to protect their spectrum
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; July 31, 2019
 
Italy makes initial commitment to Vega-launched, Ka-Q/V-band, $393M government broadband satellite
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; July 29, 2019
 
Dish execs confident on ability to offer disruptive wireless pricing
FierceWireless, Bevin Fletcher; July 30, 2019
 
 
5G
 
5G Is All the Rage. Verizon Is All the Yawns.
Bloomberg News, Tara Lachapelle; August 1, 2019
 
Xplornet says it will soon be 5G-ready in New Brunswick
Canada News Wire; July 25, 2019 
 
Fujitsu delivers complete set of 5G base station products to NTT DOCOMO for commercial 5G service
Satellite Evolution Group; July 31, 2019
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
 
Private 5G Mobile Networks for Industrial IoT
Light Reading, Gabriel Brown; July 30, 2019
 
Power Brokers: Utilities Explore Their Role in 4G & 5G
Light Reading, Mike Dano; August 2, 2019
 
Worldwide Technology Of Private LTE Network Market In Global Industry 2019-2025
Reports GO; August 1, 2019
 
 
OTHER
 
UK aerospace industry steps up no-deal Brexit plan to switch regulator
The Guardian, Jasper Jolly; July 28, 2019
 
Developing technologies that run on light
Space Daily; July 26, 2019
 
Dish loses more satellite TV customers as it embarks on a mobile future
ZDNet, Chris Welch; July 29, 2019
 
 
 
 
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