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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After the World Radiocommunication Conference adopts changes to the Radio Regulations, implementation may take additional years or decades for the international community to implement new regulations and adapt legacy technology.
The World Radiocommunication Conference held in November 2015 (WRC-15) was one of the hardest in recent years due to diverging interests and crucial issues to be settled.
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).
As part of their submission for the upcoming World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC), the South Korean telecommunications industry and government have proposed the following six 5G spectrum bands as suitable for global usage: 27 29.
The Qatar meeting also discussed the joint preparations by the GCC team in charge of participation in the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 that will be held in Geneva in November.
The International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) community is targeting C-band in its quest for more spectrum, and an agenda item will address this request at the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) in November 2015.
One of the main outcomes of the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC 2012) was the allocation of 700MHz band for mobile services, which is currently used by TV terrestrial broadcasters," said Salama.
Here are joint comments filed 2/18 at the FCC by NAB, the Walt Disney Company, 21st Century Fox, NBCUniversal, CBS, Univision, and the affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC in response to draft recommendations of the Advisory Commission for the 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC).
Third: After reviewing what has been submitted by the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, the Cabinet decided to approve the final documents of the World Radiocommunication Conference 2012, held in Geneva during the period from 29/2/1433 to 25/03/1433 AH.
Salalah, Sep 19 (ONA) Deliberations of the 2nd meeting of the GCC Working Group designated to prepare for the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) were concluded at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Salalah today with participation of delegations at the Technical Office and the GCC telecommunications regulatory authorities.
Today, following decision made at the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) to start opening the 700 MHz band up to mobile services in 2015, we expect to see yet another wrestling match between the TV and telecom sectors.
Summary: UAE represented by Tarek Al Awadhi was selected as a chair of the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) which opened in Geneva.

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