Mobile Satellite Users Association October 7,  2019
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U.S. Department of Defense awards Iridium five-year Gateway Evolution Contract
Intelligent Aerospace; October 1, 2019
Oil & gas sector connectivity demand grows as new services and technology enable operational efficiencies
World Oil; September 30, 2019
Kymeta selects Orbsat Corp for global sales and distribution partnership
ACCESSWIRE; September 30, 2019
Thuraya highlights remote IoT connectivity at OilComm 2019
Satellite Evolution Group; October 1, 2019
Astronics, Boeing Global Services, Newtec, Zodiac Data Systems: IFC interoperability is a pipe dream for now
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; October 1, 2019
ST Engineering Completes Newtec Acquisition
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; October 1, 2019
What ST Engineering’s acquisition of Newtec means to you
Satellite Evolution Group; October 1, 2019
Hughes Receives 2019 Innovation Award for Industry-first Combined LTE and Satellite Router
PRNewswire; October 1, 2019
Amazon’s Project Kuiper and OneWeb raise the curtain higher on their satellite plans
GeekWire, Alan Boyle; October 1, 2019
Inmarsat signs agreement to start commercial flight trials of Iris air traffic modernisation programme
SpaceRef;  October 2, 2019
Video: Inmarsat Exec Hails US GAO’s Technology Vision
Via Satellite, Mark Holmes;  October 2, 201
Maritime IoT platform Fleet Data secures decisive approval from Bureau Veritas
WebWire; October 2, 2019
Space Tug will greatly extend satellite’s life
Advanced Television, Chris Forrester; October 3, 2019
U.S. Army's Cyber and Comms Development to be Supported by Northrop Grumman and Speedcast Government
Satnews Daily; October 2, 2019
French group Thales targets higher profit margin of up to 12%
Reuters, Benoit Van Overstraeten; October 3, 2019
Thales sees opportunity for growth in U.S. market
Inside Defense, Marjorie Censer ; October 1, 2019
Thales details plans for integrating Gemalto biometrics and digital identity business
Biometric Update, Chris Burt; October 3, 2019
Viasat Receives IDIQ Contract from U.S. Navy to Support International Military Sales
Executive Gov, William McCormick; September 30, 2019
Connected Cars 2.0: The Importance of Hybrid Connectivity
CBR,  Ken Peterman, President of Government Systems, Viasat; October 3, 2019

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OTHER MOBILITY NEWS - market intelligence!

Vertical Markets & Supply Chain
Here’s why Delta still isn’t offering free WiFi
Get Connected, Joanna Bailey; October 1, 2019
Removing pain point could vastly improve inflight cellular proposition
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; October 3, 2019
Metis' Next Phase Funding from NASA Helps Pilots Manage Complex Scenarios
SatNews Daily; October 1, 2019
Airbus airplane cabin of the future will have cameras outside restrooms
CNN, Francesca Street, October 3, 2019
More Than Butter, Land O' Lakes Focuses on Technology
Inside Indiana Business; September 30, 2019
Space tech company NuSpace raises funding to bring IoT connectivity to remote places
E27, Anisa Menur A. Maulani; October 3, 2019 03 Oct, 2019
Sub-lane-level positioning accuracy for CAVs developed
Traffic Technology; September 30, 2019
Ports drive tracking technology innovation
Marine Digitalization & Communications, Martyn Wingrove; October 3, 2019
Luxury Yachts Always Want More Bandwidth
Via Satellite, Tereza Pultarova; October 2, 2019
Largescale Macro - Mobile Cellular Backhaul Over Satellite, At Famous Brazilian Festival, Made Possible By Spacebridge
Talk Satellite; October 3, 2019
Woman of the Year Presented at the Global Women in Telco & Tech Awards 2019
SatNews Daily; September 30, 2019
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces Promotion of Rich Luhrs to President of Comtech Systems, Inc. and Retirement of Dick Burt after 40 Years with Comtech
Business Wire; October 3, 2019
The heat is on with aircraft ESAs. Carlisle has a cool answer
Runway Girl Network, Mary Kirby; September 30, 2019
KBR Awarded $40 Million in Contracts From US Air Force Space Command
Via Satellite, Annamarie Nyirady; September 27, 2019
FCC’s O’Rielly suggests C-band satellite alliance will manage its spectrum auction and keep the proceeds
Space Intel Report, Peter B. de Selding; September 25, 2019
GSA looks to usher in 5G era amid projected surge in agencies’ mobile data
Federal News Network,  Jory Heckman; October 3, 2019


Adjacent Industry & Other

Xplornet Announces Unlimited Data for Satellite Internet
Canada News Wire; September 30, 2019
SatelliteFinance is now Connectivity Business
Connectivity Business; September 26, 2019
Wiley Rein reports on Federal Appeals Court upholding internet reclassification, remands specific issues to FCC
Satellite Evolution Group; October 4, 2019
Weather forecast accuracy is at risk from 5G wireless technology, key lawmaker warns FCC, seeking documents
The Washington Post; September 30, 2019
ESA tests 5G positioning with GNSS + UWB drive
GPS World, Tracy Cozzens; October 1, 2019
Opinion: A 5G Status Report
TechSpot, Bob O'Donnell; October 1, 2019
US spectrum band will disrupt wireless industry
Verdict; October 1, 2019
Ericsson closes acquisition of Kathrein
FierceWireless, Monica Alleven; October 2, 2019
Current wireless technology may be adequate for communicating with distributed solar and storage
PV Magazine, William Driscoll; October 4, 2019
Ericsson sees FWA future for rural operators
Mobile World Live, Diana Goovaerts; October 3, 2019
LTE-enabled tests show positive findings for emergency medical deliveries
Commercial Drone Professional, Patrick Cremona; October 2, 2019
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr Meets with Executives from T-Mobile and RigNet
GlobeNewswire; October 2, 2019
CFIUS to Scrutinize More Real Estate Transactions Involving Foreign Persons Under New Rules
Wiley newsroom; September 26, 2019
Astroscale, University of Southampton Work on Space Debris Removal
Via Satellite; September 30, 2019
Chinese Company Plans Cheap Orbital And Sounding Launches
Aviation Week & Space Technology, Bradley Perrett; October 1, 2019
From Perth bush to deep sea: How WA is leading the world in remote operations
The Sydney Morning Herald, Hamish Hastie; October 4, 2019
The six objectives governing the UAE National Space Strategy 2030
Gulf News UAE;  September 29, 2019

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