No. 5 September 2015

Allocating spectrum for a changing world

WRC-15

Editorial:

Allocating spectrum for a changing world

Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary‑General

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Conference overview:

Today’s successes leading tomorrow’s technology

François Rancy, Director, ITU Radiocommunication Bureau

Conference overview|1

Conference overview:

From Conference Preparatory Meeting to WRC‑15

Aboubakar Zourmba, Chairman, Conference Preparatory Meeting for WRC‑15

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Conference overview:

Radio Regulations for smart use of radio spectrum

Yasuhiko Ito
Chairman, ITU Radio Regulations Board
Adviser to KDDI Corporation

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Conference overview:

The radio spectrum

The radio spectrum is part of the electromagnetic spectrum

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Three regions for spectrum

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Region 1 — Representing the Arab States

Tariq Al Awadhi (United Arab Emirates)
Executive Director, Spectrum Affairs
Chairman, Arab Spectrum Management Group (ASMG)

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Region 1 — Representing Africa

Abdoulkarim Soumalia (Niger)
Secretary-General, African Telecommunication Union (ATU)

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Region 1 — Representing Europe

Alexander Kϋhn (Germany)
Chairman, Conference Preparatory Group The European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT)

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Region 1 — Representing the Commonwealth of Independent States

Albert Nalbandian (Armenia)
Chairman, Working Group on WRC‑15/RA‑15
Regional Commonwealth in the Field of Communications (RCC)

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Region 2 — Representing the Americas

Hector Budé (Uruguay)
Chairman, Working Group for Regional and World Radiocommunication Conferences, Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL)

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Allocating spectrum to the regions of the world:

Region 3 — Representing Asia and the Pacific

Dr Alan Jamieson (New Zealand),
Chairman, APT Conference Preparatory Group for WRC‑15 (APG‑15), Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT)

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Satellite services:

Protection of critical spectrum for satellite services

Rupert Pearce
Chairman, EMEA Satellite Operators’ Association (ESOA)
Chief Executive Officer, Inmarsat

Satellite services|1

Broadcasting:

Spectrum for broadcasting

Simon Fell
Director of Technology and Innovation, European Broadcasting Union (EBU)

Broadcasting|1

Mobile:

Safeguarding the future of mobile

Daniel Pataki
Vice President of Regulation, GSMA

Mobile|1

Aviation:

Safety and efficiency of global aviation

Dr Fang Liu
Secretary-General, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

Aviation|1

Maritime:

Ships and shipping — Relying on radio

Koji Sekimizu
Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Maritime|1

Public protection and disaster relief:

Spectrum saves lives — Harmonization saves money

Phil Kidner
Chief Executive, TCCA

Public protection and disaster relief|1

Road safety:

Radars in cars

Fatih Mehmet Yurdal
Ex-President, Information and Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA), Turkey

Road safety|1

Meeting with the Secretary-General:

Official Visits

During June, July, August and September 2015, courtesy visits were made to ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao by the following ministers, ambassadors to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

Meeting with the Secretary-General|1
Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary‑General

Allocating spectrum for a changing world

Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary‑General
François Rancy, Director, ITU Radiocommunication Bureau

Today’s successes leading tomorrow’s technology

François Rancy, Director, ITU Radiocommunication Bureau
Aboubakar Zourmba, Chairman, Conference Preparatory Meeting for WRC‑15

From Conference Preparatory Meeting to WRC‑15

Aboubakar Zourmba, Chairman, Conference Preparatory Meeting for WRC‑15
Yasuhiko Ito, Chairman, ITU Radio Regulations Board, Adviser to KDDI Corporation

Radio Regulations for smart use of radio spectrum

Yasuhiko Ito
Chairman, ITU Radio Regulations Board
Adviser to KDDI Corporation
The radio spectrum

The radio spectrum

The radio spectrum is part of the electromagnetic spectrum

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Official Visits

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From Conference Preparatory Meeting to WRC‑15

Aboubakar Zourmba, Chairman, Conference Preparatory Meeting for WRC‑15

The radio spectrum

The radio spectrum is part of the electromagnetic spectrum