Webinar Recording | The Road to WRC-23: Opportunities and Risks for the Communications IndustriesPosted on 6th March 2020
The World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC) is the ITU-led initiative that gathers national administrations and telecom industry members every four years to review and update the global allocation of radio frequencies. Historically, the treaties resulting from each WRC reflect the technological shifts occurring in the industry. The agenda for the next World Radio Conference in 2023 (WRC-23) was recently set, initiating a new round of studies for possible changes to the international Radio Regulations.
In this webinar, we provided an overview of the WRC process and discussed the risks and opportunities arising from WRC-23 agenda items.
- General overview of the WRC-23 agenda items
- 5G development: Terrestrial and satellite compete to provide connectivity
- Aeronautical and maritime: New developments in aircraft and maritime safety communications
- Satellite: New allocations serving satellite Internet Of Things (IoT), and the control and monitoring of drones
- Science: Improving earth and weather monitoring, and supporting the exploration of space
- Q&A session
- Guest speaker: Alexander Kühn, Deputy Head of International Spectrum Management, Bundesnetzagentur
- Azar Zarrebini, Head of ITU Affairs
- Colin Thomson, Head of Infrastructure
- Mike Thompson, Director, Technical Development
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