World Radiocommunication Conference


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World Radiocommunication Conference

Also called WRC. A periodic conference of the International Telecommunications Union at which member-delegates meet to discuss changes to international regulations concerning radio broadcast. Conferences occur every three to five years and are usually held in Geneva. WRCs have been held since 1993, when they replaced the World Administrative Radio Conference.
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The decision allocates this band to the mobile service and identifies it for International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) in ITU Region-1, similarly to what was decided by the World Radiocommunication Conference in 2007 (WRC-07) for ITU Region-2 (Americas) and Region-3 (Asia-Pacific).
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) presented a number of working papers and reports pertaining to the major outcome of studies of the committees and working teams specialized in the Radio Sector at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in relation to items of the agenda of the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15), as well as other topics relevant to activities of the ITU Radio Sector.
Al Awadhi of the United Arab Emirates was appointed Chairman of the World Radiocommunication Conference along with six Vice Chairmen: Mr D.
Abernathy critiques the continued importance of the World Radiocommunication Conference and its role in future international communications affairs.
At the World Radiocommunication Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, delegates agreed to reserve for astronomers nearly all microwave frequencies between 71 and 275 gigahertz that can pass through Earth's atmosphere.
Furthermore, a preliminary decision was taken at the World Radiocommunication Conference 2012 (WRC-12) to reallocate the band to mobile services (on a co-primary basis with broadcast TV) in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.
EchoStar Corporation welcomes the intergovernmental decisions reached during the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) ensuring the availability of spectrum to provide video, television, broadband and data services over satellite.
The satellite and mobile industry will have to discuss this matter during the World Radiocommunication Conference scheduled to take place in Geneva from 2 to 27 November 2015.
The TRA chaired the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference in 2012 and led intensive coordination and consensus building efforts to identify the 700MHz band for mobile, at an international level.
Salalah, Sep 17 (ONA) Deliberations of the 2nd meeting of the GCC Working Group designated to prepare for the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) began at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Salalah today.
Prepare the next World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC)
The 2012 International Telecommunication Union World Radiocommunication Conference issued new international radio regulation treaty language regarding software defined radio and cognitive radio systems.

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