Mobile Satellite Users Association May 15,  2017
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Moving Forward. Smarter Together.  
Now onto Mobility News!
Speedcast Gains Four Service Contracts with O&G Operators
Satnews Daily; May 19, 2017
Connectivity competition tightens in business aviation market
Flight Daily News, Kerry Reals; May 18, 2017
Orbcomm, Machinestalk to Deliver IoT Solutions In Saudi Arabia, GCC Region
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 18, 2017 
Softbank-backed OneWeb increases offer for Intelsat
Reuters, Jessica DiNapoli; May 17, 2017 
Hughes Awarded Multi-Year Contract to Deliver IP Network
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 16, 2017 
We Will Launch On Reuseable Rocket After Exceptional Spacex Performance – Inmarsat CEO Says 
Universe Today, Ken Kremer; May 19, 2017 
Inmarsat launches fourth I-5 satellite for GX Aviation service
Get Connected; May 16, 2017
For third time, Intelsat extends deadline for debt-exchange offer
Satellite Finance, Craig Barner; May16, 2017

Fourth satellite for Inmarsat’s global broadband network launched by SpaceX
Spaceflight Now, Stephen Clark; May 16, 2017 
Comtech Launches Heights Dynamic Network Access
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 16, 2017
Gilat, Gogo Demonstrate In-Flight Connectivity Solution
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 16, 2017
Thales Alenia Space Thinks Big with Plans for Larger 3D Printed Satellite Components
3D, Clare Scott; May 18, 2017 
Global Metamaterial Antennas Market 2017 – Kymeta, Hand Held Products, IUCRC, Adant
DailyHover; May 19, 2017
Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
Chaffey Breeze, Chloe McGuire; May 18, 2017 
USSOCOM Picks Thales Subsidiary for Multiband Radio Sustainment Contract
ExecutiveBiz,Scott Nicholason; May 15, 2017
Thales e-Security Exec Wayne Lewandowski: US Should Build on Cyber Defense, Offense as Attacks Grow
GovConWire, Anna Forrester; May 16, 2017     
Last week's top read news - in case you missed it...
MSUA MEMBER BLOGS - click for the latest thought leadership:

Hybrid solutions are a future application for VSAT
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove ; May 19, 2017 
China Satcom poised to support China’s ‘Belt and Road’ trade initiative
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; May 18, 2017 
What shipowners should be asking satcoms service providers
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove; May 18, 2017
Impact of Existing and Emerging Maritime Satellite Communication Market Trends And Forecast 2017-2027
SatPRNews, Abhishek Budholiya; May 17, 2017
How secure are ship networks from cyber attack?
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove;  May 17, 2017 
AirNZ touts 'innovative' inflight WiFi pricing in launch lead-up
Australian Business Traveller,  David Flynn;May 18, 2017
All-Electric Satellite with 3-D Printed Parts Will Boost Wi-Fi Connectivity in Flights
Engineering 360, Peter Brown; May 18, 2017 
K5-Aviation is Gogo's First 2Ku Business Aviation Customer in Europe
Talk Satellite; May 15, 2017
Airline Passenger Communications System Market Size, Share, Analysis, Global Industry Key Segments and Forecast to 2022
MilTech, Maciej Heyman; May 15, 2017
Air Canada Rouge to offer high-speed Internet
eTurboNews; May 12, 2017
Canada’s Jetlines: Inflight Wi-Fi only if it pays
Runway Girl Network, Chris Kjelgaard; May 16, 2017
AeroMobile expands globally, awaits US voice ruling
Runway Girl Network, John Walton; May 15, 2017
Oilfield Communications Market Expected to Reach 4.46 Billion USD by 2022
Digital Journal; May 16, 2017 
Experts Warn Against Focus on Connected-Car Hardware
WardsAuto, Liz Newmark; May 18, 2017
How Telefonica Is Using IoT And Big Data To Build Smart Cities
Forbes, Bernard Marr; May 19, 2017 
IoT Time Preview: The Edge
IoT Evolution,  Ken Briodagh; May 18, 2017
Fleet Startup Signs First Pilot Partners
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 12, 2017 
Orbcomm reportedly working with Canaccord Genuity and others as part of acquisition search
Satellite Finance, Craig Barner; May15, 2017 
CopaSat Selects LeoSat for LEO Connectivity Network
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 15, 2017 
Dreamliner Key for El Al’s Connectivity Goals
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; May 15, 2017
AT&T outlines business, residential tests of 5G for 2017, including fixed and mobile versions
FierceWireless, Mike Dano; May 16, 2017 
Making the move from spectrum scarcity to one of spectrum abundance
Satellite Evolution Group; May 12, 2017 
The Trends Shaping Location Based Services Examined by the GSA in a Just Released Report
Satnews Daily; May 16, 2017
ITU Scribe Lists Importance of 5G in a Digital Era
This Day (Nigeria); May 18, 2017
Why Is T-Mobile Prioritizing 5G Coverage over Data Speed?
Market Realist, Andrew Smith; May 19, 2017    
New Broadband Satellite Internet Technologies Are Poised To Compete With Cable 
PRUnderground; May 18, 2017 
5G Progresses On Multiple Fronts
TV Technology, Deborah D. McAdams; May 17, 2017

Satellite industry supports FCC proposal to reduce internet regulations for service providers
Space Daily; May 19, 2017 
Space upstart plans public cloud in low Earth orbit
The Register (UK), Simon Sharwood; May 12, 2017 
New metamaterial designed with counterintuitive property
Space Daily; May 5, 2017 
Global Mobile Satellite Service Market Analysis and Industry Research Report to 2022
MilTech, Rahul Jadhav; May 15, 2017 
ABS Announces a Strategic Partnership with One of the Largest Telecommunications Operators in Southeast Asia on ABS-2
Casbaa Press Release; May 17, 2017 

The symposium will explore innovations and changes that are expected to cause major disruption to the established satellite marketplace.  

Date:  October 2 - 3, 2017
Location: Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley. 
MSUA will host a panel titled, Mobile Satellite Connectivity.
Registration:  15% registration discount is offered to MSUA members.  

For more information click here.  


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