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Mobile Satellite Users Association August 17,  2020
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MEMBER NEWS
 
Intelsat Announces Successful Launch of Galaxy 30 Satellite and Northrop Grumman’s Second Mission Extension Vehicle
Business Wire; August 15, 2020
 
Gilat Telecom Brings In Intelsat FlexMove For Land Mobile Connectivity
SatNews Daily; August 6, 2020
 
SES Networks Extends COMNET Connectivity Solutions Across Latin America
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; August 11, 2020
 
Leadership changes at ST Engineering announced
Satellite Evolution Group; August 12, 2020
 
ViacomCBS, Intelsat reach new overseas distribution deal
Seeking Alpha, Jason Aycock- August 11, 2020
 
Squire Tech turns to Isotropic Network’s Datadragon™ for effective bandwidth management during emergencies
RealWire; August 12, 2020
 
Interview: Koen Williams ST Engineering iDirect
Milsat Magazine; July 2020
 
Speedcast receives US$395 million equity commitment from Centerbridge partners to complete recapitalization
SatNews Daily ; August 13, 2020
 
Intelsat: $9.8 billion of our $14.5 billion in long-term debt is up for discussion in Chapter 11
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; August 13, 2020
 
New Agreement Will Enable Iot Water Management Solutions to Farmers in Australia
The Fintech Times, Gina Clarke; August 11, 2020
 
Iridium Announces Beta Partners to Validate its New Iridium Edge® Solar Remote Asset Management Device
Talk Satellite; August 13, 2020
 
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions' RadHard Microelectronics Assist in Study of Sun and Earth Connection
Design & Reuse; August 13, 2020
 
Boeing to equip E-3 AWACS avionics with high-speed internet SATCOM capability in $50 million contract
The AWACS IPEC provides high-bandwidth Inmarsat-based, IP-enabled communications for Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) networks
Intelligent Aerospace; August 13, 2020
 
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August 17 – 21, 2020
All content broadcast during Oil & Gas Digital Week will be available on-demand so you can watch all sessions and videos at your pace.
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SpaceNews Webinar: NOAA’s Future Satellite Architecture
Thursday, Aug. 20
11 a.m. Eastern via Zoom
SpaceNews correspondent Debra Werner SpaceNews and Editor-in-Chief Brian Berger talk with NOAA Assistant Administrator Stephen Volz and Vanessa Griffin, director of the Office of Systems Architecture and Advanced Planning in the NOAA Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service, about NOAA’s strategy for replacing its current constellation, the breadth of concepts it is considering and the path to defining a next-generation architecture.
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Use Geospatial Analytics to Reduce Risk in Critical Business Operations & Supply Chain Management
Aug. 20, 2020   2 pm ET
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A Virtual Experience From ConnecTechAsia
Informa Markets has announced the new details for ConnecTechAsia2020, the first virtual Infocomm, Media and Technology event held in partnership with Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) which will be conducted from September 29 to October 1, 2020.
ConnecTechAsia, please visit the event website at this direct link.
 
Top 3 Toll-free Myths Busted (& Why It Matters To Your Bottomline!)
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 | 2pm ET / 11am PT | Presented by: Bandwidth
More info
 
Jeff Bezos Funds Blue Origin Rocket Company with $3.1B stock sale August 12, 2020

Elon Musk's SpaceX Wins HUGE Over Quarter Billion Dollar Contract, August 10, 2020
 
Moving forward with satellite servicing standards
August 13, 2020 News, Policy
 
 
 
 
OTHER MOBILITY NEWS
MARKET INTELLIGENCE
 
Vertical Markets & Supply Chain
 
AERONAUTICAL

COVID-19 crisis expected to heighten passenger expectations for IFC
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; August 10, 2020
 
GoGo Posts 55% Revenue Decline, Makes Further Cuts
Via Satellite.  Rachel Jewett; August 10, 2020
 
Gogo confirms "extensive" discussions to sell commercial airline inflight connectivity business
PAXEX.AERO, Seth Miller ; August 10, 2020
 
Satcom Direct Delivers Customized Connectivity to World’s First VVIP Airbus ACJ320neo
AviationPros; August 10, 2020
 
M&A potential ignites with inflight connectivity targets; satellite strategic interest also in play
Connectivity Business; August 14, 2020
 
Airbus Interior Services to support generic Ka IFC retrofits on A320s
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; August 12, 2020
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
How technology is reshaping the way we farm
Scripps National News, Stephanie Stone; August 12, 2020
 
CSIRO maps 1.7 million grain paddocks from space
Talk Satellite; August 12. 2020
 
Small farmers and scientists unite in soil observation, amid concerns over climate change
Cordis, European Commission; August 13, 2020
 
 
IOT/M2M
 
Astrocast and KSAT announce new partnership agreement
Talk Satellite; August 4, 2020
 
Myriota and Future Fleet International to create advanced satellite asset-tracking device
SpaceWatch Asia Pacific; August 12, 2020
 
Verizon pinpoints location with centimeter-level accuracy for road safety, IoT
FierceWireless, Bevin Fletcher; August 13, 2020
 
Researchers seek to develop small, low-cost, and energy-efficient cryptography for IoT trusted computing
Military & Aerospace Electronics; August 13, 2020
 
Qualcomm, Keysight Receive GCF Validation for Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything Standard
Via Satellite,  Annamarie Nyirady;  August 7, 2020
 
 
LAND
 
Gilat Awarded Over $10 Million for a Five-Year Service Project for 4G Backhaul Services in Latin America
Globe Newswire; August 10, 2020
 
Urban Autonomy: The Next Stage Of Self-Driving
Forbes Technology Council, Ashwini Choudhary; August 14, 2020
 
 
MARITIME
 
RigNet: We’ll get bandwidth concessions soon; no sign of competitors in Chapter 11 going ‘crazy’ on prices
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; August 11, 2020
 
Adopt autonomous technology instead of green propulsion
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; August 14, 2020
 
Challenging Waters Ahead?
A recent FCC decision may upend your boat’s gps
Soundings; August 13, 2020
 
How owners can minimise cost and disruption after a cyber attack
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; August 11, 2020
 
 
SATELLITES

Hughes views OneWeb stake as key to FCC broadband subsidies
Via Satellite,  Caleb Henry; August 12, 2020
 
Charlie Ergen on EchoStar/Dish 5G synergies, S-band global IoT ambitions and GEO satellites’ broadband subsidy worry
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; August 12, 2020
 
NSR’s Cloud Computing Via Satellite Research Is Published
SatNews Daily; August 10, 2020
 
Refinancing outlook mostly in limbo for satellite connectivity as cloudy economic horizon takes hold
Connectivity Business; August 11, 2020
 
Lockheed Martin and USC are building smart CubeSats
Intelligent Aerospace; August 11, 2020

Airbus eyes new customers for OneWeb Satellites
SpaceNews, Sandra Erwin; August 16, 2020
 
 
 
ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
FPAs hitting the jackpot with gov/mil
Satellite Evolution Group, Dallas Kasaboski,  NSR; August 12, 2020
 
Optisys’ Monolithic 3D Printed Antenna is World’s Largest
SatNews Daily;  August 7, 2020
 
ThinKom Wins Contract for US Navy Comms
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; | August 10, 2020
 
Sofant Technologies Ltd secures £2.3m in an oversubscribed funding round to scale its 5G and Satcom antenna platform
Talk Satellite; August 12, 2020

New Senior VP Named By Isotropic Systems To Lead Multi-Beam Terminal Work
SatNews Daily; August 11, 2020

Cracking The Connectivity Code For Defense
Milsat Magazine, Briefing: Scott Sprague, Isotropic Systems; July 2020
 
  
GOVERNMENT
 
Ball Aerospace joins military internet space project to speed communications among land, sea, and air
Military & Aerospace Electronics, John Keller; August 10, 2020
 
Comtech Receives Additional $20M for US Army VSAT Contract
Via Satellite; Rachel Jewett;  August 13, 2020
 
Navy orders radar-guided Harpoon anti-ship missile with GPS guidance kit for in-flight navigation changes
Military & Aerospace Electronics, John Keller; August 14, 2020
 
Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
         
SIA urges FCC to ensure spectrum continues to provide satellite broadband connectivity
Space Daily; August 12, 2020
 
Optimizing Network Operations During Times of Change
Datamation; August 6, 2020
 
NXT Communications’ New Chief Commercial Officer
SatNews Daily; August 13, 2020
 
 
5G
 
UK Space Agency, ESA and DCMS Open Call For 5G + Space Proposals
SatNews Daily; August 10, 2020
 
The Coming 5G Revolution: How Will It Affect the Environment?
General Earth Institute, Renee Cho; August 13, 2020
 
Ligado Networks Joins Open RAN Policy Coalition to Help Deploy 5G Networks for Enterprise Customers
The Fast Mode,  Ray Sharma; August 11, 2020
 
5G absent from VW's big manufacturing plant upgrade
Light Reading, Mike Dano; August 10, 2020
 
In a huge win for telecommunications industry, 5G, and broadband, Ninth Circuit upholds vast majority of FCC infrastructure orders, Wiley reports
Satellite Evolution Group; August 14, 2020
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
 
CBRS auction tops $3.5 billion as bidders bargain hunt
FierceWireless,  Bevin Fletcher; August 12, 2020
 
Global private LTE outlook improves in healthcare, manufacturing and autonomous vehicles
Vanilla Plus, Anasia D'mello; August 12, 2020
 
How COVID-19 is Impacting the Private LTE Market by Industry Analysis, by Type, Application and Top Players:Nokia, Ericsson, Huawei, NEC, Verizon, etc
Scientect; August 13, 2020
Emerging business models for private cellular networks
Ericsson.com, Peter Linder; August 10, 2020
 
Verizon will manage Bayer’s global IT network across 91 countries
FierceWireless, Sue Marek; August 13, 2020
 
Private 5G networks aren’t immune to cyber attacks
5G radar, Dmitry Kurbatov; August 11, 2020
 
Struggling to work or learn remotely on WiFi? Try LTE.
Reviewed, TJ Donegan; August 7, 2020
 
WISPs and schools take a fresh look at 2.5 GHz spectrum
FierceWireless,  Martha DeGrasse;| August 6, 2020 10:11am
 
 
OTHER
 
How To Build A Mobile Business Strategy
Tracey Welson-RossmanContributor
Forbes.com, Tracey Welson-Rossman;  August 12, 2020
 
Marine Corps Systems Command Employs Virtual Training During Covid-19
Marines.mil, Matt Gonzales; August 13, 2020
 
How digitization and innovation can make the post-COVID world a better place
World Economic Forum, Suphachai Chearavanont; August 11, 2020

Buying at the sound of cannon: Viasat raises $575 million and sees ‘a ton’ of M&A opportunities
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; August 14, 2020
 
 
 
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