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Mobile Satellite Users Association June 26,  2017
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MEMBER NEWS
 
MEMBER NEWS
 
 
FCC Approves OneWeb Satellite Broadband U.S. Access
B&C, John Eggerton; June 22, 2017
 
We’re one step closer to getting cheaper, faster Internet from space
The Washington Post, Brian Fung; June 22, 2017 
 
AST Marine Sciences fit Briggs Marine’s fleet of vessels with iRAMS
Satellite Evolution Group; June 21, 2017
 
Iridium open to reused Falcon 9s if it means SpaceX can speed up schedule
SpaceNews, Caleb Henry; June 20, 2017 
 
Hughes Launches Affordable Integrated Broadband and 4G Network Platform
PRNewswire; June 20, 2017
 
Search and Rescue Training by Spain's Coastal Authority Now Using Globalstar's SPOT Trace
 Satnews Daily; June 19, 2017
 
Inmarsat and Airbus To Provide Airlines With European Aviation Network (EAN) Deployment Package
ADS Advance; June 21, 2017 
 
Eutelsat, ViaSat, joined by Panasonic, ask EU regulators to block Inmarsat’s aviation play
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; June 20, 2017 
 
Inmarsat Keeps Cars Connected Leads Workshop on Satellite Technology and 5G Connected Vehicles
Satnews Daily; June 19, 2017
 
Inmarsat and Thales conclude testing System 21 modem over Global Xpress
ADS Advance; June 20, 2017
 
ITC Global Initiates Installations on Brazil FPSO Fleet Following Successful West Africa Deployment  
PR Newswire; June 20, 2017 
 
MVS USA Completes First Phase of Global Network Upgrade
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; June 21, 2017
 
Cobham validates core networks as they go virtual
Electronics Weekly, Steve Bush; June 20, 2017
 
Future Investments in VSAT: What you Need to Know
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; June 19, 2017 
 
Satellite Companies, Straight Path at Odds Over Millimeter-wave Spectrum Use
Radio Magazine Online, Doug Irwin; June 19, 2017 
 
Intelsat, OneWeb Will Collaborate Despite Merger Collapse
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; June 23, 2017
 
Intelsat reduces revenue, EBITDA forecast for 2017, trims capex plans
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding June 16, 2017 
 
Intelsat to redeem US$1.5bn Jackson notes via new issuance amid guidance cut
June 19, 2017 – Satellite Finance, Craig Barner 
 
Thales Alenia Space takes stake in Airstar Aerospace
Satellite Evolution Group; June 19, 2017 
 
Thales advances in work to meet 777X dual-satcom requirement
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; June 19, 2017
 
EchoStar Mobile and Thales Partner on Mobile Satellite Connectivity for Public Protection and Disaster Relief
IANS; June 22, 2017
 
U.S. Special Forces to Receive NexGen Comms Equipment from Harris
Satnews Daily; June 20, 2017
 
US Army to Install ViaSat Small Tactical Terminals
Via Satellite, S.L. Fuller; June 21, 2017
 
ViaSat-2 Satellite Completed Chemical Orbit Raising and Successfully Deployed Its Solar Arrays
PRNewswire; June 22, 2017 

Product of the Week: The Kymeta Flat Panel Satellite Antenna
SuperYacht Times, June 22, 2017
 
Working alone in the forest? No problem
Wood Business, Tamar Atik; June 22, 2017 
 
Last week's top read news - in case you missed it...
 
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LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS
  
MARITIME

Communication and the Need for Seaworthiness
The Maritime Executive, Ian Teare and Chris Grieveson; June 23, 2017
 
Telefónica agreement opens M2M to ships
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove; June 22, 2017
 
Exclusive Inmarsat interview: Cost-cutting apps are coming for ships
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove; June 21, 2017
 
Reederei Hamburger Lloyd moves 15 ships to VSAT
Digital Ship; June 22, 2017
 
Superyacht specific satcoms support
SuperyachtNews; Tim Thomas; June 22, 2017
 
SRT Marine Systems wins Somalia contract
StockMarketWire; June 23, 2017
 
Maritime Satellite Communication Market Insights Shared In Detailed Report
WhaTech Channel; June 23, 2017
 
AERONAUTICAL

Savis, Bradar and Thales to Partner in Air Traffic Control Radar Solutions
Aviation Pros; June 19, 2017
 
McMurdo Launches Autonomous Tracker for Commercial Aircraft
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; June 22, 2017 
 
Rockwell Collins and Comlux Sign Cabin Solution LOI
AIN Online, Matt Thurber; June 19, 2017
 
FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. Receives U.S. Patent for FLYHTStream(TM)
Marketwired; June 19, 2017
 
NAV Canada’s Game Changing Global Space-Based Real-Time Flight Tracking System Getting Closer to Completion
SpaceQ, Marc Boucher; June 19, 2017  
 
Dave Davis on the Current State of In-Flight Connectivity and Its Future – Part 1
Apex Media, Ari Magnusson; June19, 2017  
 
LAND
 
Hub-sharing Ka-band antennas reduce the cost of expanding ground segment capacity
Satellite Evolution Group; June 22, 2017 
 
Tracking Methane on Earth with Robust Laser Technology
Asharq Al Awsat (Saudi Arabia); June 21, 2017
 
Advantech Wireless releases new wide band front end frequency down converter to enable HTS satellites access
Satellite Evolution Group; June 19, 2017
 
Galaxy Broadband launches new satellite network
Canadian Mining Journal; June 19, 2017 
 
Consumers Want In-Vehicle Technology, but Willingness to Pay for It Varies, IHS Markit Says
Business Wire; June 19, 2017
 
Airbus and partners launch ‘Starling’ satellite service
GeoConnexion; June 22, 2017
 
BROADBAND
 
Op-Ed: President Trump Can Put America First By Advancing Mobile Broadband
Wireless Week, Steven. K. Berry, President and CEO, Competitive Carriers Association; June 22, 2017
 
LeoSat Joins Forces with ESA on “Satellite for 5G”
Digital Journal; June 22, 2017
 
Broadband doctor: The difference between mobile, wireless and satellite broadband
Real Business (UK), Andrew Ferguson; June 21, 2017 
 
Will 5G Change Lives? Infrastructure Providers, Carriers, Even Dell EMC And HPE Are Betting It Will
Forbes, Will Townsend; June 21, 2017
 
China predicts equipment makers to be biggest winners of 5G revenue
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven; June 19, 2017 
 
 

Broadband Coalition Proposes New Fixed Wireless Service
Multichannel News; June 21, 2017
 
Trump to meet with top executives on wireless tech, drones
Reuters; June 20, 2017
 
AT&T: 5G likely to scale commercially by late 2019
FierceWireless, Colin Gibbs; June 22, 2017 
 
ESA and European space industry join forces on "Satellite for 5G"
European Space Agency; June 21, 2017
 
IOT/M2M
 
IoT Is Pivotal to Digital Transformation
Datamation, Pedro Hernandez; June 23, 2017 

Thuraya IP M2M Service Launched to Connect the Internet of Remote Things
IT News Online; June 21, 2017
 
Global Satellite-enabled IoT Market to Grow at a CAGR of 6.9%, 2017-2021 with Eutelsat, Inmarsat, MDA, Orbital ATK & SES Dominating
Comtex; June 20, 2017 
 
oneM2M’s Interop 4 sees IoT standardization gain momentum
Satellite Evolution Group; June 19, 2017
 
Antenova is shipping Zenon – the first in its reflector family of low-profile antennas for metal surfaces
Satellite Evolution Group; June 19, 2017
 
The 300 largest cellular IoT deployments together account for 156.0 million units
Satellite Evolution; June 19, 2017
 
South Australian firm plans IoT dedicated small satellite fleet
Talk Satellite; June 21, 2017
 
GOVERNMENT
 
IOT Devices: Just Hardware or FCC Powder Keg?
Lexology, Michael Lewis and Eric W. DeSilva (DLA Piper LLP); June 19, 2017
 
SIA Welcomes Back Renamed FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel
Satnews Daily; June 19, 2017
 
FCC promotes Tom Sullivan to international bureau chief 
Satellite Finance, Jason Rainbow; June 22, 2017 
 
US Special Operations Command Awards Harris Corporation $255 Million IDIQ Contract for Next-Generation Manpack Radios
Business Wire; June 19, 2017
 
OTHER
 
Satellite Backhaul ‘As a Service’
Talk Satellite, Lluc Palerm-Serra, NSR June 21 2017 
 
Acquisitions and investment enhance SolAero’s capabilities in solar power technologies for satellites.
Compound Semiconductor, Richard Stevenson; June 19, 2017
 
Why America Needs Diverse Spectrum Options
Via Satellite, David F. Melcher; June 19, 2017 
 
Avanti wins 1st mobile services contract, worth USD 4.5 mln
Telecompaper; June 19, 2017 
 
Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) Market Evolving Industry Trends and Insights By 2024
TMR - Research Reports; June 21, 2017
 
This under-the-radar satellite company in Tysons just raised $30M
Washington Business Journal; June 21, 2017
 
LATAM fails to reach ITU mobile broadband recommendations
RapidTV News; Juan Fernandez Gonzalez; June 23, 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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