News of Note—Iridium, Panasonic, Skyward and ETSI

news of note

Here are some other stories we're following today:

> Iridium Communications says the fourth Iridium NEXT launch has been targeted by SpaceX for Dec. 22 from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The launch will deliver another 10 satellites to orbit, bringing the total number deployed to 40. Release

> Panasonic System Communications Company of North America unveiled Panasonic P.180 connectivity service, a seamless, end-to-end connectivity platform. Release

> Skyward, the Verizon-owned drone operations management platform, secured FAA approval to grant commercial drone operators instant access to controlled airspace. Construction Dive article

> The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) and ETSI announced the publication of the MirrorLink Specification, as ETSI Technical Specification, the TS 103 544 series. Telecompaper article