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Mobile Satellite Users Association March 4,  2019
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MEMBER NEWS
MEMBER NEWS
 
First six OneWeb satellites launched from French Guiana
Spaceflight Now, Stephen Clark; February 27, 2019
 
OneWeb of 900 internet satellites in space
Deutsche Welle.com; February 26, 2019
 
OneWeb Announces First Two Client Agreements - Start of Commercial Network Commercialisation
Talk satellite; February 27, 2019
 
Rwanda Given 10-Year Grace Period On One Web Satellite Deal
KT Press, Dan Ngabonziza; February 28, 2019 
 
Thuraya teams with Panasonic’s ITC Global to add global Ku-band layer to Thuraya’s maritime service
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; February 25, 2019 
 
Speedcast Picks Hughes Jupiter for Cellular Backhaul in Nicuragua
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; February 27, 2019 
 
Speedcast to Bring Intellian's Antenna into Cruise and Energy Customer Service
Satnews Daily; February 25, 2019 
 
Speedcast Delivers Communications for Sapura Energy
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; February 28, 2019
 
Speedcast International Limited Announces Preliminary Financial Results for Full Year 2018
Talk Satellite; February 26, 2019
 
Intelsat introduces Mobile Reach Manage
Satellite Evolution Group; February 25, 2019 
 
The connected car, satellites and the hybrid connectivity of the future
Gearburn. sponsored by Intelsat ; February 25, 2019 
 
Russia buys majority of OneWeb Russian JV, removing an obstacle to OneWeb operations in Russia
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; February 25, 2019 
 
Inmarsat Brings L-Band Services to Mining Industry
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; February 28, 2019 
 
Cobham SATCOM extends partnership with Inmarsat to deliver key L-band ground infrastructure components for I-6 satellites
Satellite Evolution Group; February 26, 2019
 
An IoT Collaboration Between Inmarsat and Microsoft
SatNews; February 26, 2019
 
Innovation program explores UAS satellite communications
UAS Magazine; February 27, 2019
 
VT iDirect Enters Proof of Concept Testing for 5G Content Distribution
SatNews; February 25, 2019
 
SES-12 goes operational to serve Asia-Pacific and the Middle East
Satellite Evolution Group; February 26, 2019
 
SES: Full Year 2018 Results
Talk Satellite; February 27, 2019
 
Soyuz Launch Of O3b Satellites From Kourou Postponed Until March 29 - Source
UrduPoint News / Sputnik; February 27, 2019 
 
IoT ecosystem taking centre stage in Iridium and Orbcomm financials
Satellite Finance Craig Barner; February 28, 2019 
 
Hughes Communications India gets flight and maritime connectivity licence
Outlook India; February 28, 2019
 
Thales launches Emarat Technologies to support UAE radar and radio communications
Telecompaper; February 28, 2019
 
Thales attributes 2018 growth to defence and security increases
Jane's Defence Industry, Beth Stevenson; February 26, 2019
 
GlobalStar (GSAT) Q4 Revenues Top View
Street Insider; February 28, 2019
 
Collaboration opens major cloud service to shipping
Marine Electronics & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
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MARKET INTELLIGENCE

Vertical Markets & Supply Chain
 
AERONAUTICAL
  
How SITAONAIR and Panasonic are preparing for 5G inflight cellular
Runway Girl Network, Marisa Garcia; February 27, 2019
 
Gogo to bring in new investor to cut debt; de-icing issue resolved, AA de-installs to finish by mid-year
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; February 25, 2019
 
Deal for Gogo could herald consolidation in inflight connectivity
Satellite Finance, Craig Barner; February 27, 2019 
 
Crystal Cabin Award 2019 Finalists Announced
Apex, Stephanie Taylor; February 26, 2019
 
Former CBB customer Korean Air re-embraces IFC with MAX deliveries
Runway Girl Network, Jason Rabinowitz; February 23, 2019
 
Alaska Airlines launches Gogo 2Ku on Airbus A321neo
Get Connected; March 1, 2019
 
Porcher Industries and Meggitt work on composite 5G Radome
Get Connected; February 26, 2019
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
Smart Farming: Mixed Reality and AI
IoT for All, Vitaly Kuprenko; February 26, 2019
 
 
IOT/M2M
 
Fleet Space Technologies Brings Their IoT Gateway to Kennards Hire
SatNews; February 25, 2019
 
The Industrial Internet of Things: A guide to deployments, vendors and platforms
ZDNet, Charles McLellan; March 1, 2019
  
 
LAND
 
Daimler, BMW Team Up on Self-Driving Car Technology
Wall Street Journal, William Boston; February 28, 2019
 
Ericsson To Offer High-Speed Connectivity To Europe’s Rnal Project
Free Automotive News, Akshay Kedari;  March 1, 2019  
 
 
MARITIME
 
New satellite delivers faster communications across the Indian Ocean
Marine Electronics & Communications,  Martyn Wingrove; February 27, 2019
 
Orbit Reveals New Maritime Satcom Solution
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; February 26, 2019 
 
Passenger demand drives investment in connectivity and broadband
Passenger Ship Technology, Martyn Wingrove; February 22, 2019 
 
V.Group rolls out Connect app in India
The Digital Ship; February 28, 2019
 
 
SATELLITES
 
Cloud Constellation, X2nSat Form Reseller Partnership
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; February 27, 2019 
 
Forsway announces hybrid satellite broadband solutions to connect MEASA
Space Daily; February 27, 2019 
 
O3b planning March 29 launch date
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; March 1, 2019 
 
 
ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
Ericsson refines antenna ‘stripe’ technology to improve coverage
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven; March 1, 2019
 
Taoglas Launches 5G NR Beam-steering Gateway Antennas
Associated Press; February 25, 2019
 
Anti-Icing Systems from Surface Heating Systems Deployed on Alpha Satcom Antennas
SatNews; February 25, 2019
 
DataPath Announces New Maritime Satcom Solution
Talk Satellite; February 26, 2019
 
Deutsche Telekom plans 150 5G antennas live across Europe in Q1
Telecompaper; February 25, 2019
 

 
Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND

FCC Ready to Authorize $140M in Rural Broadband Funding for CAF II Auction Winners, Verizon Among Them
Telecompetitor, Joan Engebretson; February 28, 2019 
 
Geospatial Coalition Registers Ligado Opposition as Satellite Firm’s Board Reaffirms Certitude to Proceed
Inside GNSS,  Dee Ann Divis; February 27, 2019
 
Forsway announces Forsway Xtend suite of compact hybrid satellite broadband solutions to connect MEASA
Satellite Evolution Group; February 26, 2019
 
No clear cost estimates, but Telesat starts moving money around for its LEO satellite broadband project
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; March 1, 2019
 
5G
 
Mobile World Congress: Telcos Look to AI and 5G
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; February 25, 2019 
 
Is Satcom (Ground Segment) Ready for 5G?
Talk Satellite, Lluc Palerm-Serra | NSR; February 25, 2019 
 
Sprint’s 5G network launches in May
The Verge,  Jacob Kastrenakes; February 25, 2019
 
Microsoft and Telefónica to Explore the Use of New Technologies Like Blockchain and 5G
Bitcoin Exchange Guide News Team; February 26, 2019
 
The real 5G winners: Tower companies
CNN, Paul R. La Monica; February 26, 2019
 
How the U.S. Can Catch Up in the 5G Race
Wall Street Journal, Brent Skorup; February 26, 2019
 
Telenor and Telefónica demo 5G slicing over OSM
Advanced Television;February 27, 2019
 
The Edge Takes Shape: The 5G Telco Cloud That Would Compete With Amazon
ZDNet, Scott Fulton III; February 25, 2019
 
Opinion | How the mobile industry can make the most of 5G
LiveMINT,  Tim Sherwood; February 28, 2019
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
 
Ambra Solutions and Ecotel Select NetNumber’s ALL-G Private LTE Solution
Globe Newswire; February 27, 2019

Syniverse, Ruckus, Federated Wireless join forces on private LTE
RCR Wireless, Kelly Hill; February 27, 2019
 
US Cellular picks Ericsson for 5G; adds private LTE core for public safety
RCR Wireless, Kelly Hill; February 28, 2019
 
Casa Systems Unveils CBRS Line-Up
LightReading; February 25, 2019
 
Hytera Debuts P-LTE Convergence Communications Solution
ECN, Tierney King; February 25, 2019
 
Celular network software firm Druid announces new UK, US partnerships
Telecompaper; February 26, 2019
 
 
OTHER
 
‘Security through obscurity’ no longer true for satellites in space
siliconrepublic.com, Colm Gorey; February 25, 2019
 
Microsoft CEO: “Every Company is Now a Software Company”
Via Satellite, Mark Holme; February 26, 2019
 
US newspace industry weighs impact of stricter CFIUS foreign investment rules
Satellite Finance, Jason Rainbow; March 1, 2019 
 
Qualcomm Offers Robotics Building Blocks
EE Times, Nitin Dahad; February 27, 2019
 
 
 
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