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Mobile Satellite Users Association September 7,  2020
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MEMBER NEWS
 
ST Engineering iDirect powers IP Access International's new FUSION product line
PR Newswire; September 2, 2020
 
Executive Spotlight: Kevin Steen, Chief Executive Officer, ST Engineering iDirect
SatMagazine; September 2, 2020
 
Intelsat buys Gogo Commercial Aviation in-flight-connectivity business, must look Ka-band in the eye
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; September 1, 2020
 
Intelsat, SES hit with cable lawsuit
Advanced Television,  Chris Forrester; September 1, 2020
 
Digging in to the ATG deal between Gogo and Intelsat
PAXEX.AERO, Seth Miller; September 3, 2020
 
UAV Navigation teams with Cobham on SATCOM solution for UAVs
Intelligent Aerospace; September 3, 2020
 
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions’ CEO Comes from Northrop Grumman’s Defense Systems
SatNews Daily; August 31, 2020
 
ORBCOMM Celebrates IoT Award from IoT Evolution World
SatNews Daily; August 31, 2020
 
Speedcast Contracted To Extend Comms For Rural Colombia
SatNews Daily; September 2, 2020
 
Speedcast International Ltd Receives Revised Offers from Lenders
Talk Satellite; September 1, 2020
 
McQ Wins AFWERX Contract For USAF Base Security + Defense Via Iridium’s SatNet
SatNews Daily; September 2, 2020
 
SES: A digital future for everyone - Economic growth in Latin America
AutoMobilSport.com; September1, 2020
 
SSPI Insights: A chat with Nicole Robinson, SES Senior Vice President
SatMagazine; September 2, 2020
 
When Disaster Strikes
SatMagazine, SSPI,(Better Satellite World, Knight Sky feature); September 2, 2020
 
 
 
FOR MSUA MEMBERS ONLY

 
September Mobility Marketing Committee Meeting
Thursday, September 17 – 11am East
 
Livecasting – How to leverage Live events to drive prospect engagement and increased revenue
 
In this session, Chad Oda, Head of Consulting at Chat Mode and Host of The Bot Podcast will give you the information you need to know about live broadcasting. He will cover various platforms from Linkedin’s beta LIVE platform to livestreaming to Twitter and YouTube. He will also give some background on multicast streaming to several platforms at the same time and the tools that will help you accomplish this. See how you can start livecasting and/or make your existing livecasts even better. 

October Mobility Marketing Committee Meeting
Thursday, October 15 – 11am East 

Enhancing the Customer Experience – How to create stickier customer relationships with customer advisory boards

In this session, Nickie Peters, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Logicalis will share everything you need to know to develop a focus on the customer experience, how to obtain customer feedback you can use, the different types of customer advisory boards, how to set goals and make sure both you and your customers get value from the exchanges. She will also give expert advice on knowing who to invite and the where, when, how of building and hosting high-value customer advisory councils.
New!  Mobility News Section
Podcasts and Webinars


Got a podcast or webinar to share or recommend?  Email link to marketing@MSUA.org. 

FierceWireless Webinar
Is dynamic network functions placement essential to 5G?
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT | Presented by: Amdocs
Is dynamic network functions placement essential to successful 5G? Join our webinar with experts from AvidThink and Amdocs to learn why a new approach to NF placement is critical to your 5G journey. Register Now!
 
 
Cabin Chats Virtual Event Series
Connecting Our Community
September 22-24, 2020
During these times when we are not able to meet in person at industry events around the globe, the Global Connected Aircraft team will be launching a series of Cabin Chats this year to continue to conversation about connectivity in a covid-world. 
Register
 
 






October 6-8, 2020
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  • Connect with experts through mutual, common interest meetings
  • Find industry experts in sessions, exhibitions and through interest group search
  • 20% off registration for MSUA members 

#PaxEx Podcast: Building travel confidence with masks on, fees off
At Runway Girl Network,  Max Flight and Mary Kirby discuss how the COVID-19 crisis has dramatically altered PaxEx, and consider how the inflight connectivity landscape is being reshaped in the face of sector consolidation and heightened passenger expectations, 33:59 min, September 2, 2020
 
Podcast: The Potential of the African Space Industry With Mzansi Sat’s Victor Stephanopoli 
Via Satellite, 33:02 min; August 31, 2020
 
Sept. 17 webinar addresses PNT monitoring of critical infrastructure
August 31, 2020  - By Tracy Cozzens
a Sept. 17 GPS World webinar focuses on how PNT monitoring can further protect critical systems from these vulnerabilities through continuous monitoring and improvement.
 
AUVSI Webinar
The World's Highest Resolution In A Ground Control Station: Using Map Data To Improve Mission Safety And Operator Situational Awareness
 
In this presentation, Kongsberg Geospatial and Vricon, a Maxar Company, will demonstrate how high-resolution terrain data can be used to plan and conduct BVLOS UAS missions in constricted urban environments, or in near proximity to powerlines, radio towers, and other infrastructure.
 
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 03:00 Pm To 04:00 Pm (Est)
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OTHER MOBILITY NEWS
MARKET INTELLIGENCE
 
Vertical Markets & Supply Chain
 
AERONAUTICAL
 
AAC Clyde Space wins two Japanese orders valued at 360 000 EUR
Satellite Evolution Group; September 1, 2020 
 
FCC Study Supports Using 5 GHz Band for Drone Operations
Aviation Today, Brian Garrett-Glaser;  September 1, 2020
 
APSATCOM expects major adoption of satcom IFC in mainland China
Runway Girl Network; August 31, 2020
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
Florida Timber Recovery Block Grant Program Sign-Up now underway
The County Record; September 3. 2020
 
Communities, conservation, and development in the age of COVID: Time for rethinking approaches
Mongabay, Commentary by M.I. Brown; B. Allgood; J. Waugh; R. Martino; S. Cheng; C.C. Kelman; & A.L. Porzecanski ; August 31, 2020
 
 
IOT/M2M
 
Satellite Enabled IoT Software market to see excellent growth in next 5 years
The Daily Chronicle; September 2, 2020
 
IoT — The Data Deluge — Adapting The Satellite Ground Segment
SatMagazine, Andrew Bond, ETL Systems; September 1, 2020 
 
Satellite M2M + IoT Networks: Increasing The Efficiency of Remote Monitoring Systems
SatMagazine,  Rahul Papney, BIS Research, Inc.; September 3, 2020
 
What is IoT & how does it work? Internet of Things Explained
Itmunch.com,  Riddhi Jain; September 3, 2020
 
 
LAND
 
Cars with embedded connectivity to reach 200 million by 2025, with 5G adoption set to soar
Satellite Evolution Group; September 1, 2020 
 
Robot Trucks Are Seeking Inroads Into Freight Business
Wall Street Journal, By Jennifer Smith; September 1, 2020 
 
Navigating The Satcom Connected Car
NSR, Alan Crisp; September 1, 2020 
 
Oil and gas companies track methane leaks on the ground, in the air and from space
Mrt.com Jim Magill;  September 2, 2020
 
 
MARITIME
 
Shipping increasingly demands remote IT access via VSAT
Riviera Maritime Media,  Martyn Wingrove; September 1, 2020
 
Embracing Digitization: Successful Remote Surveys in Sembco
Maritime Executive; September 2, 2020
 
Shell's optimisation software could cut LNG fleet's carbon footprint
Riviera Maritime Media,  John Snyder; September 2, 2020
 
Global Maritime Awareness is Gaining Focus
Spacewatch Global, Guy Thomas; September 4, 2020
 
 
 
SATELLITES
 
With latest Starlink launch, SpaceX touts 100 Mbps download speeds and ‘space lasers
The Verge, Loren Grush; September 3, 2020
 
Telesat makes Canada C-band proposal
Advanced Television; September 2, 2020
 
Executive Spotlight: Michel Dothey, Chief Commercial Officer, SatADSL
SatMagazine Interview; September 3, 2020 
 
Rocket Lab’s First Configurable Photon Satellite Is Successfully Launched
SatNews Daily; September 4, 2020 
 
 
ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
L3Harris Technologies Selected to Build Space Antenna for Mobile Telecom Satellite
BusinessWire; September 1, 2020 
 
Multi-Band, Multi-Mission Antenna Phased Array Test Completed by Lockheed Martin + Ball Aerospace
SatNews Daily; September 1, 2020
 
Optisys Develops Largest Monolithic 3D Printed Antenna
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; September 2, 2020 
 
OCS tracking antenna support initial mission of LauncherOne
SpaceDaily; September 3, 2020
 
Enabling Scalable + Affordable SATCOM Solutions
SatMagazine,  Bill Nevius, Anokiwave, and Paul Freud, Ball Aerospace; September 3, 2020
 
RA Miller Industries: Advanced Antenna Systems for Military Applications
Air Force Technology; August 31, 2020
 
Calian Acquires Canadian Manufacturer of Wireless Antennas
Global Banking and Finance Review; September 3, 2020
 
 
GOVERNMENT
 
Storm-resilient communications requires layers of options
GCN.com,  Stephanie Kanowitz;  September 01, 2020
 
Lockheed Martin enlists Tyvak and Telesat for Space Development Agency contract
SpaceNews, Sandra Erwin; September 1, 2020 
 
 
Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
 
Five ways first responders are using mobile broadband
RCR Wireless, Kelly Hill;  August 31, 2020
 
Everything You Wanted To Know About Broadband (But Were Afraid To Ask)
Benton Institute; August 31, 2020
 
Xplornet High-Speed Broadband Now Available to 16,000 Nova Scotia Homes
Canada News Wire; September 1, 2020 
 
Qualcomm brings 5G to Always On, Always Connected PCs with debut of Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
ZDNet, Charlie Osborne; September 3, 2020
 
 
5G
 
Test and Measurement: Verizon, T-Mobile US test the C-Band
RCR Wireless, Kelly Hill on September 4, 2020
 
Nevion works with BT and Telenor to validate the performance of new 5G technologies for broadcast production
Satellite Evolution Group; September 1, 2020 
 
Blue Wireless Launches High Speed 5G Services and Expands Services to Americas Region
BusinessWire;  September 2, 2020
 
Cable, Satellite Operators Place New Bets on 5G Airwaves
Wall Street Journal, Drew FitzGerald; September 2, 2020
 
ZTE participates in drafting the systematic guidance on 5G SA Option 2 Configuration
VanillaPlus; September 3, 2020
 
5G Network Can Be a Blessing and a Curse. So Play Nice
Media &Entertainment Services Alliance, Andy Marken; August 31, 2020
 
What's New in 5G
The National Law Review, September 3, 2020
 
How is connected technology influencing development of advanced 5G chipsets
Geospatial World,  Saloni Walimbe – September 1, 2020
 
Telefónica Germany uses AWS, Ericsson to virtualize its 5G core
FierceWireless, Linda Hardesty; September 1, 2020
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
 
Verizon, Dish: What’s in their CBRS playbooks?
FierceWireless,  Monica Alleven; September 3, 2020 
 
How Lemko has taken private LTE from traditional to transformational
Connected Real Estate Magazine, Joe Dyton; September 3, 2020
 
Benelux Countries Demonstrate Significance of Spectrum for Private LTE Networks
Mission Critical Communications, Koen Mioulet; August 31, 2020 
 
Private LTE network helps protect residents at eldercare facility
FierceWireless, Martha Degrasse;  August 28, 2020
 
Intricate networks push forward as satellite capacity prices drop and technology advances
Connectivity Business; September 1, 2020
 
Alpha Wireless helps to simplify and accelerate CBRS deployments
RCR Wireless ; September 3, 2020
 
Why an Enterprise Should Consider Shared Spectrum Connectivity
eWeek; September 1, 2020
 
5G World Panel: Partnerships key to private networks viability
Light Reading, Martha Degrasse; September 2, 2010
 
 
OTHER
 
Private, unlicensed 5G mobile network adoption may intensify NetOps and SecOps challenges
HelpNet Security, Zeev Draer, Niagara Networks; September 3, 2020
 
Harnessing the cost benefits of 5G wireless broadband communications for windfarms
Power Technology; September 3, 2020
 
 
 
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