New Mobile Satellite Association to Advance Global Connectivity for IoT Services

Mobile Satellite Services Association

Viasat, TerreStar Solutions, Ligado Networks, Omnispace, and Yahsat have announced the Mobile Satellite Services Association (MSSA) formation. The non-profit industry association seeks to promote and advance the emerging Direct-to-Device (D2D) ecosystem by developing a global ecosystem utilizing over 100 MHz of L- and S-band spectrum.

MSSA intends to align with 3rd Generation Partnership Project standards to extend terrestrial mobile coverage for MNO and OTT internet services.

MSS licensed spectrum advantages include enabling existing space networks to immediately offer Narrowband Internet of Things services, an existing international regulatory framework, no interference with terrestrial networks, and more spectrum to advance 5G New Radio services.

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