Mobile Satellite Users Association December 30, 2019
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MSUA's SATELLITE 2020 Mobility Innovation Awards Luncheon

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. 

•$75 per MSUA member
•$85 per non-MSUA member
•$700 per table (10)
•$350 per ½ table (5)

Tickets can be purchased online when registering for the SATELLITE 2020 conference or by emailing

2020 Satellite Mobility Innovation Award Contest


Top Mobility User Experience Innovation

Top Connected Mobile Platform Innovation

Top Government Mobility Innovation

Top Cybersecurity Innovation for Mobile Users

Top 5G Hybrid/Wireless Mobility Innovation

Company to Watch

New! Best Mobility Marketing Campaign

Submissions to be sent to by February 21, 2010. Winners to be announced at MSUA's SATELLITE 2020 Mobility Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, March 10 at the Washington Convention Center.  Contest open to all MSUA members. 
Ascenz Signs Up as Inmarsat Certified Fleet Data Application Provider
The Maritime Executive; December 19, 2019
Eyeing DoD Biz, Inmarsat Buys Airborne Terminals
Breaking Defense, Theresa Hitchens; December 20, 2019
Why 2020 will be the year everyone’s talking about Inmarsat’s EAN
Get Connected, Joanna Bailey; December 21, 2019
VHTS: Soaring to Unprecedented Heights
Via Satellite, Marisa Torrieri ; December 26, 2019 
Thuraya Signs Strategic Partnership Agreement with Rockville Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd. to Boost Satellite IoT & M2M Communication Services in Pakistan
Talk Satellite; December 26, 2019
Yahsat boosts leadership with 4 Emirati executive appointments
Satellite Evolution Group; December 19, 2019
Britain Gives Green Signal to the $5 Billion Cobham Deal
CryptoNewsZ, Jodie Miller Jodie Miller – December 23, 2019 
How O3b mPower Challenges the Conventional Wisdom of Satellite Networks
Via Satellite, Partner Content SES Networks; December 26, 2019 
Portal enables owners to take control of their connectivity
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; December 19, 2019
Virtu Financial LLC Has $39,000 Stake in Globalstar, Inc.
Riverton Roll; December 27, 2019
Satellite constellations: Astronomers warn of threat to view of Universe
BBC News, Rebecca Morelle; December 27, 2019
Marin areas to benefit from broadband subsidy
Marin Independent Journal, Matthew Pera; December 24, 2019


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Market Development Studies

Prospects for Maritime Satellite Communications

Prospects for In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity
Special 10% discount for members of MSUA using the discount code MSUA10 on our webshop 
OTHER MOBILITY NEWS - market intelligence!

Vertical Markets & Supply Chain

Cybersecurity in aviation: Should we be worried?
Get Connected, Joanna Bailey; December 23, 2019
Saudia 777 IFC program progresses; will hybrid terminals gain steam?
Runway Girl Network,Mary Kirby; December 24, 2019
Inmarsat explains connectivity’s role in driving down CO2 emissions
Get Connected, Joanna Bailey; December 17, 2019
Hispasat, Hispatec Extend Partnership for Agricultural Technology
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; December 20, 2019
Young entrepreneur advises state govts to take agricultural sector serious
Vanguard Nigeria; December 20, 2019
Top AI-Powered Projects In Indian Agriculture Sector: 2019
Analytics India Magazine; December 27, 2019
How the Internet of Things Streamlines Product Design, John Koon; December 23, 2019
The M2M & IoT Market to Witness Remarkable Growth By Key Players Ingenico Group, Ingenie, Ingenu
News Cast Report, Donald Brown; December 27, 2019  
The Three Ways That Stonehenge Surprisingly Has Valuable Lessons For Self-Driving Cars, Lance Eliot; December 26, 2019
Amazon-Backed Aurora Readies An Air-Traffic Control System For Self-Driving Cars, Alan Ohnsman; December 16, 2019
Autonomous Vehicles and the Enterprise
ZDNet; December 27, 2019
Maritime VSAT vessel count up 25% in 2018, but future growth may be more difficult
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; December 20, 2019
Stories of the year: what shaped 2019 in Maritime Digitalisation & Communications
Riviera Maritime Media,  Jamey Bergman; December 23, 2019
Digitalisation has been paramount in propelling shipping forward in 2019, says Maersk South Asia MD
The Digital Ship; December 23, 2019
Ship engine and auxiliary networks will be cyber secure
Riviera Maritime Media, Martyn Wingrove; December 20, 2019
Ethiopia Launches Its First Satellite, Caps Great Year For African Space Industry
International Business Times, Athena Chan; December  24, 2019 
Sky and Space Global shareholders commit just 11% of requested funding, investment bank to look for the rest
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding –  December 24, 2019
VHTS: Soaring to Unprecedented Heights
Via Satellite, Marisa Torrieri; December 26, 2019 
The Year of the Satellite Megaconstellation
Slate, Swapna Krishna; December 26, 2019 
2020s: A New Decade in Satellite Infrastructure Flexibility
Via Satellite, Anne Wainscott-Sargent; December 26, 2019  
Airgain Announces the First 9-in-1 5G Fleet Antenna with Full Wi-Fi 6 Support
Business Wire; December 23, 2019
FCC Gives OK To SpaceX for More Satellites
SatNews Daily; December 27, 2019
Utilities, Manufacturing Groups Weigh in on 900 MHz Realignment
Radio Resource Media; December 27, 2019
Op-Ed | Time to Work on the WRC Process
Space News, Jennifer A. Manner; December 24, 2019
New WGS-11 Satellite to Offer Greater Coverage, Efficiency than Predecessors
WebWire; December 27, 2019

Adjacent Industry & Other
Legislation to Improve Broadband Data Maps Passes House
BBC Wires; December 20, 2019
‘Digital divide’ growing while need for internet access becomes a necessity
Scotts Bluff Star-Herald, Kamie Stephen; December 26, 2019
Finally, “real 5G” has begun, but the pace of diffusion is never fast
The Miracle Tech; December 26, 2019
5G vs Wi-Fi 6
TechRadar.Pro, Simon Wilson; December 23, 2019
Op-Ed | Time to Work on the WRC Process
Space News, Jennifer A. Manner; December 24, 2019 
Who Will 5G Really Help in 2020 And Beyond?, Skyler Ditchfield; December 26, 2019
Dish defends mobile capabilities, plots 5G launch
Mobile World Live, Diana Goovaerts; December 18, 2019
Going backwards in the ‘race for 5G’
Brookings TechTank, Tom Wheeler; December 20, 2019
Nokia Lands Another 4G/5G Private Network Deal
Light Reading, Ray Le Maistre; December 23, 2019
Wireless Services Abound in the Multifamily Space
Broadband Communities Magazine, Richard Sherwin; November/December 2019  
Focusing in on wireless in 2020 with 20/20 vision
RCR Wireless, Reader Forum; December 20, 2019   
Private LTE Market Research Methodology, Development Opportunities and Geographical Forecast to 2027
Industry Mirror, Sameer Joshi; December 23, 2019
Hyundai Motor, union clash over WiFi
The Korea Times, Kwak Yeon-soo; December 14, 2019
Wytec aims to upend MVNO industry with CBRS small cells
FierceWireless; Monica Alleven; December 20, 2019 
Report from the Future: What Will Happen in the Tech World in 2020?
BitNews Today; December 23, 2019 
The Risk Singularity: Avoiding It In The Connected World, Sam Curry; December 27, 2019

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