Mobile Satellite Users Association May 30,  2017
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AST Keeps Satellite Communications on the Edge and in Control with Launch of INTEGRA
Satnews Daily; May 26, 2017 
Thales: Future IFE includes personalization, revenue opportunities
ATW, Mark Nensel; May 23, 2017
MVS USA Targets Government and Military Growth with ADCI Acquisition
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 23, 2017
IoT Going Beyond the Limits of Cellular with the Just Released Iridium Edge™
Satnews Daily; May 24, 2017
Kymeta Invites Automotive Leaders for a Ride Along to Experience Radically Connected Toyota RAV4
The Auto Channel; May 23, 2017
"The future is rural for telecom operators looking to differentiate," says Speedcast
PR Rocket; May 23, 2017
An Airbus APAC Contract Expansion for Speedcast
Satnews Daily; May 23, 2017
Inmarsat's Jet ConneX achieves significant milestone
ADS Advance; May 22, 2017 
European Aviation Network satellite shipped to spaceport
Inmarsat Newsroom; May 24, 2017
Hughes Announces Managed SD-WAN Solution for the Public Sector 
Talk Satellite; May 22, 2017
Jack in the Box Selects Hughes for Its Nationwide Next-Generation Network
PRNewswire; May 23, 2017       
Thales Alenia Space Claims Most 3D-printed Parts In Orbit
Aero–News Network; May 21, 2017 
Digital Society Boosted by Stunning SpaceX Launch Delivering Inmarsat Mobile
Broadband Satellite to Orbit
Universe Today; May 20, 2017
ViaSat plans massive ground network of smaller gateways for ViaSat-2 and ViaSat-3 satellites
Via Satellite,  Caleb Henry; May 25, 2017
ViaSat posts solid results while awaiting new satellite launch
San Diego Tribune, Mike Freeman; May 23, 2017
ViaSat-3 schedule slipping, cost going up
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; May 25, 2017 
ViaSat measures ViaSat-2 vs OneWeb, SpaceX, Gogo 2Ku
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; May 20, 2017 
ViaSat Gives Business Jet Users A Path to Faster In-flight Connectivity Services: Unveils New Data Plan that Doubles Internet Speeds; Highlights Migration to Next-Gen System
PR Newswire; May 22, 2017

Icelandair Becomes First Airline to Bring High-Speed Connectivity and Internet Streaming to Transatlantic Flights with ViaSat's In-flight Internet System
StreetInsider; May 22, 2017 
Intelsat and Telkom Join Forces at 157° East to Expand Broadband Connectivity across Indonesia
Business Wire; May 21, 2017
Intelsat, Supernet Enhance Connectivity for Remote Areas in Pakistan
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 22, 2017 
Intelsat extends merger plan; SoftBank exasperated
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; May 18, 2017 
Alaska Communications Signs Memorandum of Understanding with OneWeb to Become the First Reseller in Alaska
Talk Satellite; May 25, 2017
OneWeb promises US regulators 2019 Alaska coverage; Intelsat merger unclear
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; May 21, 2017 
OneWeb on track for its first satellites to be operational in under a year
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven; May 22, 2017 

Orbcomm, Vobal Technologies to Manage Refrigerated Containers at Sea
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 24, 2017
Hughes JUPITER™ System Selected for National 'Digital India' Initiative 
PRNewswire; May 21, 2017 
Hughes’ Jupiter Will Bring Broadband to Sub-Saharan Africa
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 26, 2017
HAECO Opens Panasonic IFEC Repair Center
MRO Network, James Pozzi; May 24, 2017
How Iridium is Extending IoT Beyond Cellular Limits
Telecomdrive Bureau; May 24, 20170
Iridium’s Second NEXT Launch Pushed Forward
Marine Link, Eric Haun; May 25, 2017
Forward Thinking: Iridium’s Wouter Deknopper
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove; May 23, 2017

Globalstar Could Draw FANG Stocks
May 26, 2017 – TheStreet, Chris Nolter – 877 words

DoD Gets Access to Inmarsat Mobile Satcom Services Via COMSAT
CovConWire, Anna Forrester;  May 26, 2017
SpeedCast and COMSAT Team Up to Deliver Secured Ku-Band VSAT Services to Government and Maritime Industries
Talk Satellite; May 25, 2017
Last week's top read news - in case you missed it...
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VSAT will enable smarter and safer ships
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove; May 24, 2017
Cyber attacks could destabilise vessels
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove; May 23, 2017
Patrakom to connect 80 vessels via SES-9 satellite
Telecompaper; May 23, 2017
Eurona and HISPASAT present solutions for the fishing industry at Expomar
Satellite Evolution Group; May 24, 2017
Japan turns to autonomous shipping
Marine Electronics & Communications Magazine, Martyn Wingrove; May 26, 2017

Inflight connectivity providers more concerned about cyber threats than laptop ban  SpaceNews, Caleb Henry — May 26, 2017 
Embraer Selects Honeywell’s JetWave System For High-Speed Wi-Fi
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 24, 2017
Opportunities of $32 Billion Projected by NSR for Airborne SATCOM
Satnews Daily; May 24, 2017
Bethany Davis on Gulfstream’s BizJet Connectivity Needs
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 23, 2017 
Gogo seeks to set industry benchmark, even as benchmarks questioned
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby May 22, 2017
Swiss to get fleet-wide inflight Internet in 2018
Australian Business Traveller, David Flynn;  May 22, 2017
Connected Aircraft: Embraer Jets To Fly With Honeywell's JetWave System For High-Speed Wi-Fi
TheStreet; May 22, 2017 
Raytheon to Improve GPS Accuracy for Safer Air Travel
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 23, 2017
Qantas Now Offers WiFi on Domestic Flights
Global Traveler, Megan Hill; May 24, 2017
Spirent Announces the Launch of GSS200D Interference Detector
electronics maker; May 26, 2017 

After a Rebrand and Bankruptcy, How Ligado Looks to Move Forward
DCInno,  Samantha Sabin; May 24, 2017
Video: Can ISOBUS save you money in the long run?
Agriland (Ireland), Sylvester Phelan; May 20, 2017

SES Networks Launches New Hybrid Resiliency Service and Goes Live With First Customer, Palau Telecoms
Business Wire; May 22, 2017 
NYU WIRELESS and Sprint Join Forces to Advance 5G Mobile Technology
PRNewswire-USNewswire; May 23, 2017 
Apple takes a step toward lightning fast 5G
APD NEWS; May 24, 2017 
Singapore's IMDA to waive spectrum fees for 5G trials
Telecomasia, Dylan Bushell-Embling; May 25, 2017
Insights from Sprint’s 5G Road Map
Market Realist; May 25, 2017
Antenova launches Grandis - a smaller antenna covering the 863-870MHz / 902-928MHz ISM bands for the growing LPWAN market, IoT and smart cities
Satellite Evolution Group; May 24, 2017

An Amazon/DISH Partnership Wouldn't Be That Crazy
Stockhouse – May 23, 2017 
Rock Seven: ThingSpeak Open IoT Platform Now Available on RockBLOCK
myNEWSdesk; May 23, 2017 
Mubadala commits $15bn to Softbank Vision Fund
May 21, 2017 - Arabian
Backhaul Connectivity for Mauritania — Newtec's Technology Embedded for Mobile Operator Mattel
Satnews Daily; May 23, 2017
Thaicom Introduces RAN Optimizers for Cellular Backhaul
Via Satellite, Kendall Russell; May 23, 2017

TrueNorth Adds Voice to Data Link Unit
AIN online, Matt Thurber; May 22, 2017

BSNL starts satellite phone service
PTI; May 24, 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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