Mobile Satellite Users Association January 27, 2020
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Final Week of MSUA's 2020 Membership Offer!

Offer valid through 31 January 2020. For more information, click. To sign up, email

50% discount on new memberships

Corporate now $1500 reg. $3000
Small Bus now $500 reg. $1000


MSUA's SATELLITE 2020 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

    Judging criteria can be found here and 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. 

MSUA's SATELLITE 2020 Mobility Innovation Awards Luncheon

Announcing Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Mark Matossian
Special Projects, Google

After starting his career working on satellite constellations, Dr. Mark Matossian thought he left aerospace for Silicon Valley startups and Google, only to discover it led him back to working on the same foundational principles being used in the next generation of satellite constellations!  Hear Dr. Matossian share his insider perspective on Silicon Valley, the digital transformation era and lessons learned for the satellite mobility industry.

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)

Individual tickets can be purchased online when registering for the SATELLITE 2020 conference and tables can be purchased by emailing

Event sponsored by:


OneWeb confirms Q4 service introduction
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; January 20, 2020
Globalsat Group, Inmarsat and Cobham sign multi-year contract to provide Rumo with satellite communications across Brazilian railway network
American Journal of Transportation; January 23 2020 
Kymeta and Isotropic Networks collaborate on next generation flat-panel antenna services
PRNewswire; January 22, 2020
Viasat to Expand US Air Force's Situational Awareness Skills
Zacks Equity Research; January 22, 2020
Teekay Offshore selects Marlink for managed IT services
Satellite Evolution Group; January 22, 2020
Herd owners deploy Globalstar satellite IoT collars to track livestock, racehorses across Central Asia
Telecompaper; January 22, 2020
Intellian’s NX-series systems receive IntelsatOne Flex certification
The Digital Ship; January 23, 2020
Compact VSAT C4 is qualified to be INTELSATOne Flex Terminal
Satellite Evolution Group; January 22, 2020
Intelsat is solidifying satellite’s role in IoT and M2M | Q&A
Connectivity Business; January 23, 2020
Changing Lives with Affordable Internet Accessinterview with Wilson Azevedo, and  Vinay Patel of Hughes Network Systems
Via Satellite, Jeffrey Hill; January 19, 2020 - (podcast 58:00)

Capella Unveils Design for its Sequoia SAR Satellite
Via Satellite,  Rachel Jewett; January 21, 2020 
Heading into the LEO Revolution
Via Satellite, Adrienne Harebottle; January 21, 2020 
ST Engineering iDirect enables Speedcast to respond to growing bandwidth demand
Satellite Evolution Group; January 21, 2020
Globalstar Spot X review: Stay in touch for less with this satellite comms system
Yachting World; January 20, 2020
CBA emphasizes speed, compensation in getting C-band ready for 5G
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven; January 17, 2020
SES GS, Artel and Leidos provide mission-critical connectivity for Palmer Station, Antarctica; January 23, 2020
Iridium Offers A Global Answer To The Question ‘Where’s My Stuff?’
Forbes, Wayne Rash; January 23, 2020

  Coming Soon!

February 4-6, 2020.  To register or for more information visit:  MSUA member discount available.


To register or for more information visit:  MSUA members are eligible for a 20% discount. Use code MSUA4SAT20 when registering.


For individual subscriptions and multi-year savings options click here or for annual auto renew convenience here.
OTHER MOBILITY NEWS - market intelligence!

Vertical Markets & Supply Chain
SmartSky Reaches 150 Patent Milestone as Aviation Network Launch Nears in Q2 2020
AviationPros; January 22, 2020
Global Eagle: Free WiFi is good for us, but it’ll take years before enough satellite capacity is available
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; January 20, 2020
ThinKom reports “near-zero” drag for antenna radome
Aircraft Interiors International, Adam Gavine; January 21, 2020
SITAONAIR acquires GTD Air Services
Talk Satellite; January 23, 2020 
Phantom Express won't get off the ground after all., Mike Wall, January 23, 2020 
Delta digital design plan is about passenger independence
Runway Girl Network, Marisa Garcia; January 23, 2020
Vistara determined be first airline in India with inflight WiFi
Get Connected, Joanna Bailey; January 21, 2020
Satellite and yield data identify unprofitable acres
Future Farming; January 23, 2020
SoftBank Makes Big Investment in Satellite IoT Startup Skylo
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; January 21, 2020
Hologram – A Cellular Platform for IoT Devices
Nanalyze; January 23, 2020
How IoT betrays us: Today, Sonos speakers. Tomorrow, Alexa and electric cars?
ZDNet, Jason Perlow; January 24, 2020
Slow light to speed up LiDAR sensors development
Space Daily; January 15, 2020
GM’s Cruise Reveals New Robot Taxi: Toaster-Shaped, No Steering Wheel
Wall Street Journal, Tim Higgins and Mike Colias; January 22, 2020
Telefónica to Deploy Network as a Service Solutions for Arlanxeo Contract
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; January 22, 2020
Waymo to test autonomous trucks, vans in Texas and New Mexico
Reuters; January 23, 2020
Kleos and Geollect sign channel partner and integrator agreement
The Digital Ship; January 20, 2020
Unmanned surface vessel completes Greater Gabbard survey
Riviera Maritime Media, David Foxwell; January 23, 2020
ICEYE Dark Vessel Detection Now Globally Available for Government Organizations
PRNewswire; January 20, 2020 
Q&A: Making the Case for Mobile Marine Protected Areas
Center for Ocean Solutions, Ker Than; January 20, 2020
€20M EU funding kickstarts autonomous ship trials
Riviera Maritime Media,  Martyn Wingrove; January 22, 2020
AssetLink Global Ensures Real-Time Visibility and Safety of Vessels in Congested South East Asia Waters
Talk Satellite; January 16, 2020
Crew wellbeing and optimised ship performance service from KVH
ShipInsight, Paul Gunton; January 23, 2020
The evolution of a marine communications trifecta
The Digital Ship; January 23, 2020
Technology outlook 2030: opportunities and threats for shipping
Riviera Maritime Media,  Martyn Wingrove; January 21, 2020
Global Marine Electronics Market Expansion to be Persistent During 2018-2026
Melanian News; January 22, 2020
Future Outlook on Maritime Antennas Market Key Players, Supply Chain and Analysis, Application, Market Drivers, Restraints, In-Depth Analysis, forecast to 2026
HiTech News,  Rennie Bradshaw; January 23, 2020
European officials suggest a LEO satellite constellation as part of quantum communications infrastructure
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; January 23, 2020
What could go wrong: 50,000 low-altitude 5G satellites
Greenfield Recorder, Jonathan Mirin; January 23, 2020
'Significant risk' Boeing-made satellite could explode in orbit
Bloomberg News, Scott Moritz and Todd Shields; January 24, 2020 
Space Startup Receives $35 Million As It Plans To Fling Satellites Into Orbit
Forbes, Elizabeth Howell; January 24, 2020
Airbus, Thales Alenia Space join forces against Maxar for Canadian Telesat LEO bid
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; January 24, 2020
Antenna Technologies for IoT Applications, 2019 Report
PRNewswire; January 22, 2020
New report shares details about the Automotive Antenna Module Market research by 2025
Lake Shore Gazette, Yogesh Sengar; January 22, 2020
NEC creates mmWave distributed antenna radio for indoor 5G
Telecompaper; January 24, 2020
Waveguide Makes a Comeback in 5G—for Antennas
Electronic Design, Mark Miller; January 24, 2020


US Army selects DataPath to support GTACS II vehicle
Army Technology; January 14, 2020
DISA awards Intelligent Waves with the global satellite communications contract
HelpNet Security; January 24, 2020


Adjacent Industry & Other
USDA Hands Out Rural Broadband Funds
Multichannel News, John Eggerton; January 22, 2020
Visible changed this rural techie’s life for the better
Android Authority, Andrew Grush; January 23, 2020
Broadband growth predicted for Argentina
Developing Telecoms, Vaughan O'Grady; January 20, 2020 
Dish seeks dose of 5G fibre
Mobile World Live, Diana Goovaerts; January 23, 2020
This 5G application could make a profound impact on people’s lives
FastCompany; January 22, 2020
How Race to 5G in U.S. Hit Speed Bump Called C-Band
Bloomberg News, Todd Shields; January 24, 2020
How Open-RAN could ‘white-box’ 5G
Network World, Patrick Nelson; January 23, 2020
Shipping Giant UPS to Test Private Wireless Network in Montana
Light Reading, Mike Dano; January 23, 2020
Wireless Innovation Forum Issues Next-Generation CBRS Standard
Business Wire; January 23, 2020
Anterix could get approval for private network plans this quarter, says analyst
Wireless Watch, Caroline Gabriel; January 22. 2020
Reduce cloud latency for remote employees and offices
Cloud Computing, Kurt Marko; January 22, 2020
Top Five Tips for Healthy Retail Networks
Retail Info Systems, Todd Krautkremer; January 23, 2020
CellAntenna Joins Ericsson Industry Connect Partner Program as System Integration Partners
Business Wire; January 21, 2020
Meet the Biggest Private Wireless Network Operator You've Never Heard of
Light Reading, Mike Dano; January 20, 2020
2020 Brings choice for In-building wireless in the Middle East
AMEinfo; January 22, 2020
Impact Of Private LTE In Today's Digital World
MENAFN; January 17, 2020
Inatel develops LTE Network-in-a-Box product
Telecompaper; January 22, 2020
Bring on the private networks with critical capabilities, Bob Gessel; January 20, 2020
Rules needed to stop arms race in space
Australian Strategic Policy Institute,  Su-Yin Lew; January 23, 2020 
Telefónica to Deploy Network as a Service Solutions for Arlanxeo Contract
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; January 22, 2020

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