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Mobile Satellite Users Association November 11,  2019
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MEMBER NEWS
 

OneWeb wants another $1bn
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; November 4, 2019
 
OneWeb delays 34-satellite launch to late January, moves to dismiss Intelsat lawsuit
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; November 7, 2019
 
OneWeb wants to blanket the planet in high-speed satellite broadband
FastCompany, Rob Pegoraro; November 7, 2019
 
Inmarsat's 2nd Annual 2019 Superyacht Connectivity Report is Now Available
SatNews Daily; November 4, 2019
 
Inmarsat rejects Oaktree's call to delay takeover court hearing
Reuters;  November 5, 2019
 
The Panther II VSAT from Harris Obtains Inmarsat GX Category 1 Type Approval
SatNews Daily; November 7, 2019
 
VIKAND Becomes Certified Inmarsat Application Provider
The Maritime Executive; November 5, 2019
 
Inmarsat unveils SwiftBroadband Helo X-Stream high date rate service
Air Traffic Management.net; November 8, 2019
 
Thuraya and eSAT complete satellite IoT tests
Arabian Aerospace; November 7, 2019
 
Thuraya Launches MarineStar
MarineLink,  Michelle Howard; November 5, 2019
 
IEC Telecom alongside Intellian, Thuraya and YahClick to present latest connectivity solutions for Oil & Gas sector at ADIPEC 2019
CommsMEA; November 3, 2019
 
Intellian CEO Eric Sung Wins Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Hellenic Shipping News; November 8, 2019
 
NSR Bottom Line - The grand C-band debate: too early to predict a winner?
Satellite Evolution Group; November 4, 2019
 
Viasat’s Eric Stark on Overcoming Challenges, Helping Partners
Channel Partners; November 4, 2019
 
Viasat Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Results
PR Newswire; November 7, 2019
 
Certification Process Begins for Viasat's Multi-Mission Terminal for the UK MoD's Skynet SATCOM System
Satnews Daily; November 8, 2019
 
El Al Israel Airlines Adds Boeing 777 With Viasat IFC
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; November 6, 2019
 
INTEGRA Edge Cloud, AST’s latest innovation designed for the connected ship, to be showcased at Europort
Hellenic Shipping News; November 5, 2019
 
Santander Teleport's VSAT Hub Upgraded to iDirect Evolution 4.1.3
SatNews Daily; November 4, 2019
 
Iridium Announces Closing of $1.45 Billion Refinancing
Talk Satellite; November 4, 2019
 
InterSAT Uses Hughes Jupiter System in Sub-Saharan Africa
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; November 5, 2019
 
SES’ Pascal Wauthier is new Chairman of SDA
Satellite Evolution Group; November 6, 2019
 
Satellite firm SES saves millions with cloud project management tools
ComputerWeekly.com, Lindsay Clark; November 7, 2019
 
NBN Co Launches Groundbreaking Business Satellite Service Created, Designed and Managed by Speedcast
PR Newswire; November 6, 2019
 
C-Band Alliance warns of legal action against any FCC-led auction, says Eutelsat is on board
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; November 8, 2019
 
This Small Team of Dispatchers Saves Lives Via Satellite
Bloomberg Businessweek, Mathew Braga; November 7, 2019
 
 
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OTHER MOBILITY NEWS - market intelligence!
 
Vertical Markets & Supply Chain                   

AERONAUTICAL
Airlines Electronic Engineering Committee Approves Changes to Ease L-Band Satcom, IP Communications
Aviation Today, Frank Wolfe; November 8, 2019
 
Turkish, Global Eagle bullish on Ku as airline opts to fit 100 twinjets
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; November 8, 2019
 
Satcom players eye China IFC opportunities; will ATG thwart their plans?
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; November 7, 2019
 
Ethiopian’s First Airbus A350 Service To Toronto Scheduled For Sunday
Simple Flying, Chris Loh; November 7, 2019
 
Raytheon Upgrades FAA’s Navigation System
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; November 5, 2019
 
FAA to develop low altitude infrastructure database
Air Traffic Management.net; November 8, 2019
 
Singapore, SITAONAIR Researching HAPS, Satellites for Space-based VHF
Aviation Today, Woodrow Bellamy III; November 5, 2019
 
Uber Air takes one software step toward the sky
ZDNet; November 6, 2019
 
Air Force asking industry for next generation of direction communications for tactical airborne networking
Military Aerospace & Electronics; November 8, 2019
 
Three partners announced as Gogo develops 5G network and systems
Business Jet Interiors, Izzy Kington; November  7, 2019
 
Latécoère picks Signify, Huneed as hardware partners for lifi work
Runway Girl Network, John Walton; November 5, 2019
 
Starlux ready to take to the skies with free inflight WiFi from SITAONAIR
Get Connected, Joanna Bailey; November 1, 2019
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
Farming for the future: UGA focuses on precision agriculture
CAES News, Scott Michaux; November 7, 2019
 
Food giants collaborate to develop forest monitoring system
Food Technology & Manufacturing; November 7, 2019
 
Roelof Kramer: 2019 Agri-Innovation Den finalist
Farmers Guardian; November 8, 2019
 
 
IOT/M2M
 
Cheap IoT satellite network gets approval
Network World, Patrick Nelson; November 6, 2019
 
The number of smart homes in Europe and North America reached 64 million in 2018
IoT.Business.News; November 04, 2019
 
Hiber's Smallsat IoT Network is Now Live
SatNews Daily; November 5, 2019
 
Berg Insight reports installed base of fleet management systems in the Americas to reach 28 million units by 2023
Satellite Evolution Group; November 8, 2019
 
Sierra Wireless to buy Melbourne-based M2M Group for US$19.8 million
IoT HUB, William Maher; November 8 2019
 
 
LAND
 
Boston-based company to build global network of optical ground stations
Geospatial World, Aditya Chaturvedi; November 4, 2019
 
Driving smart mobility: All roads lead to Location Intelligence
Geospatial World, Nikhil Kumar; November 5, 2019
 
ITU to devise ‘driving test’ for autonomous vehicles
The Robot Report; November 6, 2019
 
Satellites hold promise for Ghana’s growing mining sector
GhanaWeb; November 5, 2019
 
 
MARITIME
 
Report: Seafarers Need Games, Shore Leave and Internet
The Maritime Executive; November 9, 2019
  
PSA Marine takes defining step on autonomous tug journey
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; November 8, 2019
 
Globe Tracker & Wireless Maritime Services for Seaboard Marine
World Cargo News; November 7, 2019
 
Elite Exhibitions launches Connected Cruise Ship Expo America
Cruise & Ferry.net; November 5, 2019
 
SATELLITES
 
This Tiny Satellite for Your Smartphone Lets You Send Texts Even with No Cell Signal
KTLA.com, Meghan Mcmonigle And Rich Demuro; November 8, 2019
 
NSR Releases Their Government and Military Satellite Communication Analysis and Report
SatNews Daily; November 6, 2019
 
Satellite tracking reveals how ships affect clouds and climate
Marine Professional; November 8, 2019
 
 
ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
GVF and satellite operators issue updated guidance for new antenna products
Satellite Evolution Group; November 7, 2019
 
Fractal Antenna Systems Enable New Generation of Satellite Communications, IoT Devices  
Talk Satellite; November 7, 2019
 
 
GOVERNMENT
 
Air Force enthusiastic about commercial LEO broadband after successful tests
SpaceNews, Sandra Erwin; November 5, 2019
 
Manta Adopted By US Army Direct Action Unit A Fully Integrated Satcom COTM Solution
Talk Satellite; November 4, 2019
 
Spire opens Washington office to court government customers
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; November 5, 2019
 
NSR Releases Their Government and Military Satellite Communication Analysis and Report
SatNews Daily; November 6, 2019
 
Defense Innovation Unit helping Army find alternatives to GPS
SpaceNews, Sandra Erwin; November 6, 2019
 
 
 



Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
   
Kepler achieves a world-first for satellite broadband with 100Mbps connection to the Arctic
TechCunch, Darrell Etherington; November 7, 2019
 
 
5G

As U.S. C-band auction proposal nears home stretch, Eutelsat proposes new formula for dividing the proceeds
 
FCC Approves T-Mobile and Sprint Merger
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; November 7, 2019
 
Could 12 GHz be next big mid-band spectrum opportunity?
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven;  November 1, 2019
 
Optus makes 5G Home fixed wireless generally available
ZDNet, Chris Duckett; November 4, 2019
 
Gary Shapiro Calls 5G “Battleground” Between US and China
Via Satellite; November 5, 2019
  
CFX Tech: The 5G Business Case
Via Satellite,Sara Winegardner; November 6, 2019
 
Midco: C-band needed for fixed 5G in rural areas
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven; November 7, 2019
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
 
Private LTE Networks Headed to the Slammer? GTL to Test CBRS
Light Reading, Mike Dano; November 5, 2019
 
CommScope's Ruckus CBRS for private LTE demonstrated on Microsoft Azure
Telecompaper; November 7, 2019
 
RF Connect Selected to Deploy Commercial Cellular and Private LTE Networks at Virginia International Raceway
PRNewswire; November 7, 2019
 
Metaswitch Cloud Native Fusion Core for Private LTE Demonstrated on Microsoft Azure
GlobeNewswire; November 5, 2019
 
 
OTHER
 
Nokia, Innventure Collaborate on Satcom Technology
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; November 4, 2019
 
Telefonica Selects Comtech EF Data's Height™ Platform for Brazilian and Argentinian Mobile Networks
SatNews Daily; November 6, 2019
 
Keeping connectivity at the forefront of the Big Data race
Connectivity Business; November 7, 2019

Solar-powered Hawk30 completes 1.5h second flight
Flightglobal.Com, Garrett Reim; November 8, 2019



 
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