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Mobile Satellite Users Association October 12,  2020
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CONGRATULATIONS LISA DREHER, MSUA'S NEW PRESIDENT!
 
        
MSUA FEATURED NEWS
 
MSUA’s New Incoming Association President, She Was Guideforce Managing Director
October 7, 2020 - SatNews Daily – 357 words
This global non-profit satellite industry organization, the Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA), that promotes the voice of mobile services and solutions users, announced Lisa Dreher as the incoming President. The Board, led by Chairman Erwan P. Emilian, voted unanimously to name Ms. Dreher to lead the organization into its third decade of representing providers and users in the mobile satellite community.

MEMBER NEWS

Globalstar Deploys 1,200+ SPOT Gen3 and SmartOne IoT Solar Devices To Humanitarian Organizations
SatNews Daily; October 8, 2020
 
SPOT Announces Launch Of Gen4 Jeep Special Edition Satellite Messenger
SGB Media; October 5, 2020
 
MetOcean Telematics Unveils Iridium Edge® Pro
SatNews Daily; October 2, 2020
 
Inmarsat to stop supporting Swift64 by year-end, Aero H/I in 2023
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; October 8, 2020
 
Inmarsat Fleet Xpress breakthrough on Paraná River to support real-time vessel surveillance inland
gCaptain; October 5, 2020 
 
Tapiit Live launches new seafarer mental health live training package
The Digital Ship; October 8, 2020

INMARSAT Government's Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Elected To Space Enterprise Consortium Executive Committee
SpaceRef; October 6, 2020
 
Global energy, utilities and mining sectors to gain ultra-low bandwidth remote monitoring solutions from Harvest Technology Group agreement with AST and Inmarsat
Webwire, October 7, 2020
 
Intelsat Chapter 11 logbook: Advisors and lawyers aplenty, but saving on satellite insurance by not renewing it
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; October 6, 2020
 
Satellite communications partnership formed to bolster remote operations
Creamer Media Mining Weekly, Donna Slater;  October 6, 2020
 
Cobham Antenna Demonstrates 150 Mbps Downlink Speeds on Kepler LEO Network
Via Satellite, Rachel Jewett; October 6, 2020
 
ORBCOMM’s Satellite IoT Technology to Support African Wildlife Conservation
Space In Africa, Muhammed Akinyemi; October 8, 2020
 
Marlink Deploys 6WIND vRouters for Global Satellite Network
Talk Satellite; October 7, 2020
 
The Trends At Intellian Technologies That You Should Know About
Simply Wall St;   October 6, 2020
 
SES Embraces Cloud Adoption With Microsoft Partnership, SES Networks CEO Says, Via Satellite, Mark Holmes; October 7, 2020
 
SES Networks’ John-Paul Hemingway Eyes New Revenue Stream in Microsoft Partnership
ExecutiveBiz, Brenda Marie Rivers; October 9, 2020
 
Mapping mining activity, a key driver for SES in LatAm
Bnamericas; October 6, 2020
 
ZOLEO Wins 2020 ABA100 Award for New Product Innovation The Australian Business Awards recognizes ZOLEO Inc. as an innovation leader
Globe Newswire; October 8, 2020
FOR MSUA MEMBERS ONLY
 
October Mobility Marketing Committee Meeting
Thursday, October 22 – 11am East  Note - date change!
 
Enhancing the Customer Experience – How to create stickier customer relationships with customer advisory boards

In this session, Nickie Peters, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Logicalis will share everything you need to know to develop a focus on the customer experience, how to obtain customer feedback you can use, the different types of customer advisory boards, how to set goals and make sure both you and your customers get value from the exchanges. She will also give expert advice on knowing who to invite and the where, when, how of building and hosting high-value customer advisory councils.

For more information, email marketing@msua.org.
 
New!  Mobility News Section
Podcasts and Webinars


Got a podcast or webinar to share or recommend?  Email link to marketing@MSUA.org. 
 
 
Webinar | Space Traffic Management: Why Commerce, Why Now, What’s Next
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2:30 p.m. Eastern
 
In August, the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) published a report requested by Congress that affirmed the decision in Space Policy Directive 3 to give space traffic management responsibilities to the Commerce Department’s Office of Space Commerce.
Former NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe, who served on the NAPA panel that produced the report, and Office of Space Commerce Director Kevin O’Connell talk with SpaceNews about the report’s conclusions and what’s next in the effort to improve civil space traffic management.
Register Now
 
 

Podcast: Boeing 737 MAX Return Nears As 787 Bids Adieu To Seattle
Joe Anselmo Sean Broderick Guy Norris October 09, 2020
Aviation Week editors Sean Broderick and Guy Norris discuss the latest ups, downs and relocations at Boeing. Subscribe to Aviation Week's Check 6 podcast in iTunes, StitcherSpotify and Google Play. 
Webinar:

Mining the Undiscovered Market Using Location and Data to Target Growth
October 13, 2020; 2pm ET / 11am PT
Save Your Seat
 
The Space Economy Webinar
SpaceQ was asked to moderate a virtual roundtable of Canadian leaders from the Canada Pavilion at the International Astronautical Congress. 
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, between 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT. 
Registration is open.
...
Register Today For Our Space Café WebTalk
 “33 minutes with Juan de Dalmau” 
Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café WebTalk featuring Juan de Dalmau, President of the International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France . Juan de Dalmau will discuss education programs and network opportunities to be prepared for a career in the global space industry.
October  13, 2020 at 4:00 pm CEST.
 

 
OTHER MOBILITY NEWS
MARKET INTELLIGENCE
 
Vertical Markets  
 
AERONAUTICAL
 
How partnerships between IFC providers and telcos benefit passengers
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; October 4, 2020
 
ZIPAIR selects Panasonic Avionics for inflight connectivity
Satellite Evolution Group; October 8, 2020
 
Collins Aerospace LuxStream gains steam in business aviation
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby ; October 6, 2020
 
AIX/WTCE 2021 takes a delay
PAXEX.AERO, Seth Miller; October 9, 2020
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
How can small farmers adopt new technology?
Future Farming; October 7, 2020
 
Scaling digital agriculture innovations through start-ups
IOL, Faheem Khota; October 2, 2020
 
First Phase of the Farm of the Future
UAV Expert News; October 7, 2020
 
 
IOT/M2M
 
Dryad Networks gains funding for large-scale wildfire detection IoT network
Computer Weekly, Joe O’Halloran; October 9, 2020
 
DHS Unveils Cybersecurity Tool for Mobile, IoT Devices; Vincent Sritapan Quoted
ExecutiveGov, Brenda Marie Rivers;  October 6, 2020
 
T-Mobile Netherlands utilizes 1NCE cloud native IoT platform
IoT.Business.News: October 06, 2020
 
 
LAND
 
Advantech Wireless Technologies release line of Ka-band SSPAs and BUCs for LEO/MEO satellite up-link
Satellite Evolution Group, October 2, 2020
 
Post-pandemic planning in terrestrial connectivity spawns advent of special purpose acquisition vehicles
Connectivity Business; October 8, 2020
 
 
MARITIME
 
Breakthrough in inland vessel connectivity deployed
Riviera Maritime Media,  Martyn Wingrove; October 8, 2020
 
Satellite Vu performs thermal measurements with infrared satellite data for the maritime sector
Satellite Evolution Group, October 8, 2020
 
NSSLGlobal expands global engineering capability with NAV/COM department from Pro Nautas BV
Satellite Evolution Group, October 2, 2020
 
RigNet's Industry-leading Managed Communications Services and Multiple Over the Top Applications lands another Global Managed Communications Customer
Talk Satellite; October 5, 2020
 
Satcom Global’s PaccShip Contract Extended
SatNews Daily; October 5, 2020
 
Tapiit Live launches new seafarer mental health live training package
The Digital Ship’October 8, 2020
 
How big data can optimise vessel performance
Riviera Maritime Media, Kevin Turner; October 7, 2020 


GOVERNMENT
 
BAE Systems Maritime Services Selects DTC for Unmanned Surface Comms
Inside Nova; October 6, 2020
 
FCC Orders Amateur Access to 3.5 GHz Band to “Sunset”
AARL; October 8, 2020 
 
Bandwidth Hawk: Broadband Funding Gets Respect, But Not a Final Law … Yet
BraodbandCommunities, Steven S. Ross; October 8, 2020     
 
Viasat Rolls Out Advanced Configuration of BATS-D Radio
SatNews Daily; October 8, 2020
 
Advantech Wireless Technologies release line of Ka-band SSPAs and BUCs for LEO/MEO satellite up-link
Satellite Evolution Group; October 2, 2020 
 
 

Supply Chain 

SATELLITES
 
SoftBank-led secured creditors group getting 5.9 cents on the dollar in OneWeb Chapter 11 settlement
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; October 5, 2020
 
Comtech Telecommunications + Gilat Satellite Networks Terminate Merger Agreement
SatNews Daily; October 5, 2020v
 
Viasat Enlists New Link 16 Capabilities For Mission-Critical Ops
SatNews Daily; October 5, 2020
 
Space debris a frequent topic at Satellite Innovation 2020
SpaceNews, Debra Werner; October 6, 2020 
 
 
 
ANTENNA MANUFACTURERS
 
RBC Signals Hosts Antennas for Swarm Technologies Next Wave of Satellites
October 6, 2020 - SatNews Daily – 352 words
 
Modem/antenna designer SatixFy’s CEO: OneWeb and SpaceX Starlink are dreaming
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; October 7, 2020
 
Top 10 Best Satellite Dishes For Campers 2020
Beast Gaming Pro; October 6, 2020
 
2J Antennas Introduces the World’s Most Comprehensive 5GNR Ultra-Wideband Cabled Internal Antenna Portfolio
Tucson.com; October 7, 2020
 

Adjacent Industry & Other
 
BROADBAND
 
Musk Teases Test of Satellite Broadband Following Latest Launch
Bloomberg News,  Thomas Seal; October 6, 2020
 
AeroVironment Successfully Completes Sunglider Solar HAPS Stratospheric Test Flight, Surpassing 60,000 Feet Altitude and Demonstrating Broadband Mobile Connectivity
Talk Satellite; October 07, 2020
 
This massive drone beamed broadband from the sky in a key test
C|Net, Stephen Shankland; October 8, 2020
 
 
5G
 
How Machine Learning Will Boost 5G Network Performance
Forbes Technology Council, Ofir Zemer; October 9, 2020
 
Neither Snow nor Rain nor Latency: USPS Report Explores a 5G Role
The Wall Street Journal,  Jared Council; October 6, 2020 
 
DOD Lays Out Possibility of Constructing Its Own 5G Network
FedTech, Phil Goldstein; October 8, 2020
 
StratEdge to Display New Broadband QFNs and Revolutionary Eutectic Die Attach for GaN Devices at IMAPS Virtual 2020
StreetInsider.com; October 5, 2020 
 
What 5G Means For Your Business
Forbes Mike Finley; October 7, 2020
 
The real risks of 5G
Lexology, Clyde & Co LLP; October 7, 2020
 
Equinix to Deploy New Nokia IP/MPLS Network Infrastructure to Support Global Interconnection Services
The Fast Mode;   Ray Sharma; October 7, 2010
 
HUBER+SUHNER joins the 450 MHz Alliance, committing to mission-critical network development
Satellite Evolution Group; October 7, 2020
 
Airtel extends deals with Ericsson for 5G in India and 4G in Kenya
ZDNet, Chris Duckett; October 8, 2020
 
 
PRIVATE NETWORKS
 
T-Mobile Poland deploys private network for Astor in Krakow
Telecompaper;   October 9, 2020
 
TLC Solutions to Deliver Private LTE Connectivity for the Utah Education & Telehealth Network
RealWire; October 6, 2020
 
HAPSMobile and Loon First in the World to Deliver LTE Connectivity from a Fixed-Wing Autonomous Aircraft in the Stratosphere
Business Wire; October 7, 2020 
 
Singtel launches 5G SA trial network for Singaporean enterprises
RCR Wireless, Juan Pedro Tomás; October 8, 2020
 
Keeping Belgian North Sea wind farms connected
Power Technology.com; October 8, 2020
 
Farmers use private LTE in CBRS spectrum to increase yields
FierceWireless, Martha DeGrasse; October 6, 2020
 
Fujitsu Launches Private 5G Services to Accelerate Customers' Digital Transformation
ACN Newswire; October 8, 2020
 
Why Industrial Operators Need 5G URLLC and How They Can Get There
Embedded Computing Design, Perry Cohen; October 6, 2020
 

OTHER
 
Space industry rebounds from pandemic
SpaceNews, Jeff Foust; October 9, 2020
 
Jordi Hereu, new president of HISPASAT
Satellite Evolution Group; October 9, 2020
 
Hughes Growth In Latin America Suggests Pandemic Is A Satellite Broadband Stimulus
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; October 9, 2020
 
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