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Mobile Satellite Users Association February 11,  2019
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MEMBER NEWS
 
Iridium to New Space satellite constellations: Here’s what we went through
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; February 7, 2019  
 
Iridium ends legacy satellite service, switches all traffic to Next fleet
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; February 6, 2019 
 
European Court of Justice to be Ground Zero for Viasat and Eutelsat Versus Inmarsat Legal Battle
Satnews Daily; February 4, 2019
 
Inmarsat executive promises long-term return for Asian inflight connectivity investment
Satellite Finance, Douglas Yu ; February 6, 2019 
 
Kurt Weidemeyer: ‘2019 marks Inmarsat 40th anniversary’
Get Connected; February 4, 2019
 
Viasat orders Asia Pacific ViaSat-3 from Boeing amid record revenue
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; February 8, 2019
 
Viasat Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Results
PRNewswire; February 7, 2019
 
Is rural Wi-Fi a better satellite business than U.S. consumer broadband? Maybe, Viasat says
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; February 8, 2019
 
Neos Airline Adds Viasat’s IFC
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; February 5, 2019
 
Australia could host ground infrastructure for next-gen Viasat satellite
Computerworld Australia, Rohan Pearce; February 8, 2019
 
Viasat: Huzzah, we're going to the EU courts over airline broadband
Brussels court (no, not that one) comes up trumps for US biz
The Register, Gareth Corfield; February 6, 2019 
 
Gloves are off as Viasat CEO talks IFC opportunities
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; February 8, 2019
 
SES Strengthens Leadership Team and Enhances Customer Experience Through Establishment of Global Services Organisation
BUSINESS WIRE; February 5, 2019
 
Thales on how AI is making small but meaningful impacts in aviation
Runway Girl Network, Paul Thompson; February 7, 2019
 
Thales Alenia Space to Help Supply Satellite Navigation Services in Africa
Via Satellitr, Annamarie Nyirady; February 8, 2019
 
OneWeb Global Internet: Prepared For Launch
The Avion, Michael Weinhoffer; February 5, 2019
 
"Microhole" Discovery on Russian Rocket to Delay OneWeb Satellites Launch
Satnews Daily, Chris Forrester; February 5, 2019 
 
Speedcast Delivers Satellite Backhaul for Major US Mobile Carrier
Talk Satellite; February 5, 2019
 
AST leads the way with very first Iridium Certus commercial activation
Satellite Evolution Group; February 6, 2019
 
Panasonic Avionics continues to add muscle to its compliance
Intelligence Online, February 6, 2019
 
Hughes engineering executive, Dr. Lin-Nan Lee, honoured with distinguished service award for contributions to satellite communications
Satellite Evolution Group; February 7, 2019 
 
Hughes Delivers 1st Shipment of HM400 Modems to General Atomics
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; February 7, 2019
 
C-band momentum lifts Intelsat amid brightening spectrum prospects
Satellite Finance,  Douglas Yu; February 7, 2019 
 
UAV Navigation collaborates with COBHAM to provide SATCOM capability for UAV
Geospatial World; February 7, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
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MARKET INTELLIGENCE

Vertical Markets & Supply Chain  
 
AERONAUTICAL
 
Honeywell to use connectivity to develop ‘Black Box in the Sky’
Get Connected; February 7, 2019
 
How A New Satellite Constellation Could Allow Us To Track Planes All Over The Globe Watching the skies from space
The Verge,  Loren Grush; February 7, 2019 
 
Astronics AeroSat Debuts Their NexGen SATCOM Solution for Business Aircraft
Satnews Daily; February 7, 2019
 
Gogo AVANCE L5 inflight connectivity now flying on 500 aircraft
Get Connected; February 6, 2019
 
SmartSky Networks Closes $104 Million Funding Round
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; February 6, 2019
 
Satcom Direct supports Skyservice STC on DLU for Learjet 45
Get Connected; February 6, 2019
 
Aireon takes full control of final ADS-B payloads
Air Traffic Management; February 8, 2019
 
Airlines try IFC service harmonization and subfleet differentiation
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; February 3,2019
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
The Precision Farming Portfolio from Airbus Adds A New Service — Verde
Satnews Daily; February 4, 2019
 
The Rockefeller Foundation Establishes Atlas AI - New Startup to Generate Actionable Intelligence on Global Development Challenges
Talk Satellite; February 6, 2019
 
A Digital Solution Towards Data-Driven Agriculture In Malaysia
Digital News Asia, Sharala Axryd & Chari TVT; February 8, 2019
 
 
IOT/M2M

Satellite Enabled IoT Software Market to Record Rise in Incremental Opportunity During the Forecast Period 2025
Honest Version; February 6, 2019
 
Satellite Enabled IoT Software Market to Record Rise in Incremental Opportunity During the Forecast Period 2025
Research Report Insights.Com;  February 6, 2019
 
Myriota and California's Tyvak in nano-satellites deal
Financial Review (Australia), Simon Evans; February 7, 2019
 
Swarm CEO: There’s No Excuse to Not Have Global Internet
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; February 6, 2019
 
Swarm Technologies Moves Past Controversial Year
SpaceQ, Marc Boucher; February 7, 2019
 
Wireless Logic Group Acquires Netherlands-Based M2MBlue
Talk Satellite; February 7, 2019
 
 
LAND
 
IBM Uses Satellite Tech for Energy and Utility Industry
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; February 7, 2019 
 
Teledyne Paradise Datacom and Infostellar Create Interoperability Between Stellar Station and QubeFlex LEO Modem.
Satnews Daily; February 4, 2019
 
 
MARITIME
 
Telespazio, Grimaldi to Provide Satcom Services to Neapolitan Shipping
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; February 7, 2019 
 
Connectivity challenges overcome for OSV digitalisation
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; February 7, 2019
 
Portugal launches maritime start-ups accelerator program
The Digital Ship; February 4, 2019
 
 
SATELLITES
 
ESA, ITU officials tell satellite sector to accept spectrum sharing and get smart about WRC-19 lobbying
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; February 5, 2019 
 
Smallsat industry faces new challenges to growth
SpaceNews, Jeff Foust; February 5, 2019 
 
O3b Satellites Arrive at Kourou for March Launch
Business Wire; February 7, 2019 
 
Gilat demonstrates exceptional maritime connectivity over Telesat’s Phase 1 LEO satellite
Satellite Evolution Group; February 7, 2019 
 
Insight: The Dawning of 5G
Port Technology; February 4, 2019
 
Satellite Communication for Enterprise Re-defined
IoTEvolution, Arti Loftus; February 08, 2019
 
SageNet adds teleport in California to improve satellite services
Tulsa World; February 3, 2019
 
Panasonic: Solo travel, micro-trips and personalisation among top travel trends for 2019
CAPA News Briefs; February 7, 2019
 
 
ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
SatixFy Launches World’s First Silicon Based Electronically Steered Multi-Beam Array Antenna
Talk Satellite; February 11, 2019
 
Satellite flat panel antennas: An $11 billion opportunity by 2028
Satellite Evolution Group; February 5, 2019
 
Electronically-Steered Antenna Successfully Tracks LEO Satellite
Engineering.com,Richard Adefioye; February 06, 2019 
 
Link Microtek Develops Space-Qualifed Ka-Band Microwave Rotary Joint for new SSTL Antenna Pointing Mechanism
Satnews Daily; February 7, 2019
 
 
GOVERNMENT
 
Culture shift: Debunking myths about commercial managed SATCOM for government customers
SpaceNews, Rebecca M. Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsar; February 5, 2019 
 
U.S. Department of Energy Awards High-Impact Status to pdvWireless and National Renewable Energy Lab Project
PRNewswire; February 7, 2019
 
Northrop Grumman is Selected for Contract with the U.S. Coast for Homeland Security Missions
Satnews Daily; February 7, 2019
 
 


Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
 
Paradigm 1st to Host Newtec’s High-Throughput Modem Board
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; February 6, 2019
 
C-Band Alliance plan will spawn lawsuits, Google, Charter warn
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry ; February 7, 2019
 
 
5G
 
5G gets ready for lift off
5G.co (UK), Ken Wieland; February 4, 2019
 
EU looks to talk to ITU with one voice (sometimes) and will defend 28-GHz satellite position at WRC-19
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; February 5, 2019 
 
Trump Preparing Plan to Boost AI, 5G Technology
Wall Street Journal, John D. McKinnon; February 6, 2019
 
Opinion: Could embedded 5G/LTE kill Wi-Fi?
5G and Wi-Fi 6 are not in competition but are complementary---at least for now
Techspot, Bob O'Donnell; February 5, 2019
 
Our 5G Future Begins Now
Digital News Asia, Navin Vohra; February 7, 2019
 
5G and the Future of Airport Wireless
Aviation Pros, Doug Lodder; February 5, 2019
 
Can 5G Backhaul Itself?
LightReading, Mike Dano; February 7, 2019
 
Sprint sues AT&T over 5G branding
Reuters; February 8, 2019
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
 
MultiTech Joins CBRS Alliance to Promote Private LTE for Resilient Industrial Internet of Things
PRWeb; February 8, 2019
 
Utilities, tech firms form alliance for private industrial IoT networks
FierceWireless,  Matt Kapko; February 5, 2019
 
Private LTE Market to Garner Commendable Proceeds from Surging IoT Module Sales by 2024
Tech Mag, Ronak Bora; February 4, 2019
 
Ericsson launches its critical communications broadband portfolio
Critical Communications Today; February 7, 2019
 
 
OTHER
 
Newtec partners with Paradigm to host new high-throughput modem board
Satellite Evolution Group; February 6, 2019
 
Ligado Gets Delay of Harbinger-Apollo Interference Fraud Lawsuit
Inside GNSS, Dee Ann Divis ; February 7, 2019 
 
Investors cautiously optimistic about continued space industry growth
SpaceNews, Jeff Foust; February 8, 2019
 
Terrasat ramps up presence worldwide with new EMEA Director
Satellite Evolution Group; February 6, 2019
 
As rocket companies proliferate, new enabling tech emerges as the next wave in the space race
TechCrunch, Jonathan Shieber; February 3, 2018
 
 
 
 

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