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Mobile Satellite Users Association May 14,  2018
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MSUA MEMBER NEWS
 
GLOBECOMM Chosen by Broadcasting Board of Governors and Middle East Broadcasting Network for DTH Services
Satnews Daily; May 9, 2018
 
iDirect Becomes Official Reseller of KyWay Terminals
Via Satellite, Adrienne Harebottle; May 8, 2018
 
AST and Thales announce a new strategic partnership for AST INTEGRA Certus
Satellite Evolution Group; May 8, 2018
 
DoD taps Hughes, Kratos to prototype joint military-commercial satellite network
SpaceNews, Sandra Erwin; May 7, 2018 
 
Hughes Jupiter infrastructure in place for Thales FlyLive
Get Connected; May 8, 2018
 
EchoStar’s Hughes: Satellite broadband subs & profit up, churn down.
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; May 11, 2018
 
German startup takes Kymeta-like LCD approach to flat panel antenna manufacturing
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; May 7, 2018  
 
Globalstar Introduces the SPOT X 2-way Satellite Messenger
Canada News Wire; May 10, 2018
 
Globalstar Announces First Quarter 2018 Results
Business Wire; May 10, 2018
 
Global Healthcare Satellite Connectivity Market Analysis 2018 Globalstar, Expedition Communications, X2nSat and AT&T Intellectual Property
The Expert Consulting, Lori Lobato; May 7, 2018
 
Expansion of B'Band Services in Uganda to use Intelsat Satellite Services and Gilat Platform
Satnews Daily; May 7, 2018 
 
ORBCOMM Announces Their VP of Investor Relations ... He Comes from Office Depot with Much Experience
Satnews Daily; May 7, 2018 
 
Video Interviews: Can the UAE leverage the strength Thuraya and Yahsat, to create global communication champions?
AME Info; May 6, 2018
 
Inmarsat Study Shows IoT Driving Energy Sector Costs Lower
RT Insights, Amanda Razani; May 10, 2018
 
Inmarsat, Tillman, CivicConnect sign MOU with Smart Africa
Via Satellite,  Adrienne Harebottle; May 9, 2018
 
Is the sky the limit for Inmarsat?
Vanilla Plus, Peter Dykes; May 9, 2018 
 
KVH  says demand for bundled maritime connectivity subscription is huge; Inmarsat vows to fight back
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; May 7, 2018 
 
Iridium Communications Rockets Into a New Era of Telecom
The first-quarter numbers were good, but the future looks even better.
The Motley Fool, Nicholas Rossolillo; May 9, 2018
 
Satcom specialist Marlink strengthens mining team in Africa
Satellite Evolution Group; May 8, 2018
 
Speedcast, Plug and Play to Drive Communications Innovation
Via Satellite, Adrienne Harebottle; May 9, 2018 
 
Harris Helps When 'Life's a Beach' ... as Miami Beach Modernizes Public Safety Communications' Network
Satnews Daily; May 9, 2018
 

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LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS
 
MARITIME
 
Mark Guthrie to Direct KVH Initiatives in Asia-Pacific Region
Via Satellite, Adrienne Harebottle; May 10, 2018
 
Has Maritime Reached the Tipping Point for Satellite?
Via Satellite, Robert Bell; May 9, 2018 
 
RedPort Global Unveils New Satellite Device
Marine Link, Michelle Howard; May 10, 2018
  
AERONAUTICAL
 
Harris Corp. Is A One-Stop Shop For The FAA’s NextGen
Aviation Week & Space Technology, Bill Carey; May 10, 2018 
 
Emirates Could Have 1.3 Million Aircraft Connections a Month by End of Year
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; May 9, 2018
 
In-Flight Connectivity is Entering the Next-Gen Phase
Connected Aviation Today,  Daniel Welch; May 8, 2018
 
Kontron and Carlisle delivering on new IFEC package promise
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; May 8, 2018
 
Headwinds batter Gogo as credit downgrades and technical issues pull down stock
Satellite Finance, Craig Barner; May 9, 2018
 
How RBC Signals is laying the ground work for LEO connectivity | Q&A
RBC Signals CEO
Satellite Finance, Jason Rainbow; May 7, 2018
 
Op-Ed: Broadband connectivity can transform inflight retail
Runway Girl Network, Kate Green (Viasat); May 8, 2018
 

BROADBAND
 
Smarter Cities and Safer Self-Driving Cars: Imagining Life in 5G
Wall Street Journal, Youngky Kim (Samsung Networks); April 20, 2018 
 
Satellite References Absent at Key Spectrum Summit
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; May 8, 2018  
 
NBN competitors take fight to the air
CRN (Australia); May 7, 2018
 
Podcast: What’s the Holdup on Air Traffic Modernization?
Aviation Week & Space Technology, Joe Anselmo, William Garvey, Karen Walker and Sean Broderick; May 4, 2018
 
Arianespace to launch the first STRIVING small satellite for SITAEL on Vega’s SSMS POC flight
Satellite Evolution Group; May 3, 2018
 
First 5G Call is a Success for Nokia and SFR
Satnews Daily; May 7, 2018
 
UN Broadband Commission Commits to Global Broadband Roll-Out
Via Satellite, Adrienne Harebottle; May 9, 2018
 
Ergen backs satellite’s role in 5G expansion
Advanced Television; May 10, 2018 
 
DLR and ADVA set new world record for optical free-space data transmission
GlobeNewswire; May 10, 2018
 
The plan for high-speed internet around the globe
The Weekly Obsderver, Chris Dunkan; May 11, 2018
 
 
 
LAND
 
Strategic Insight into the Satellite Services Market
Satellites vital role in the oil & gas 
Technical Progress News, Ganesh Rajput; May 8, 2018 
 
The installed base of active cargo tracking units will reach 8.9 million by 2022
Satellite Evolution Group; May 7, 2018
 
Somewear to Connect Phones Via Satellite
Satnews Daily’ May 11, 2018 
 
NYGPSTracking.com promises to bring cutting-edge GPS tracking technology, and full-service on-site device installation to vehicle fleets and consumers throughout the New York
PRUnderground; May 7, 2018

IOT/M2M
 
Dish’s Ergen on NB-IoT network: ‘You shouldn’t expect that we would make big profits on that on Day One’
FierceWireless, Mike Dano; May 8, 2018
 
Satellite-enabled IoT Market Analysis, Prediction by Region, Type, Applications and Technology
Facts Week, Carol Harris; May 8, 2018
 
GOVERNMENT
 
Air Force invests $4.8M in FIU origami antenna technology for aircraft, UAS, satellites
Intelligent Aerospace, Courtney E. Howard; May 4, 2018
 
 
REGULATORY
 
Automotive industry concerned by FCC 5.9GHz plan
MobileWorld Live, Diana Goovaerts; May 11, 2018
 
FCC tees up 2.5 GHz EBS spectrum reforms
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven; May 10, 2018
 
Utilities to FCC: Don’t mess with our spectrum
FierceWireless,  Mike Dano; May 9, 2018
 
OTHER
 
Fire Damages ISRO Antenna Test Facility — Law Enforcement to Probe for Sabotage
Satnews Daily; May 7, 2018
 
Space trash is getting worse and Colorado companies are working on the robot arms and 'fences' that could help clean it up
The Denver Post, Tamara Chuang; May 6, 2018 
 
Quantum technology gets a big boost in India
IANS; May 9, 2018 
 
BP's New Oilfield Roughneck Is An Algorithm
Forbes, Christopher Helman; May 8, 2018
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
 
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