Tag: ITU-R
Vendor profiles update: a wide range of 6 GHz views
Jun 10, 2021
by Toby Youell

The ITU-R's Director, Mario Maniewicz, channeled the spirit of former US President John F Kennedy at the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance's Global Summit this week. "Ask not what spectrum and satellite orbits can do for you, but what you can do for spectrum and satellite orbits", he told delegates. His hope… Read more...

Jammers are knocking out civil aviation’s satellite positioning systems
Jan 11, 2021
by Toby Youell

COVID-19 may have grounded much international aviation, but pilots are regularly finding their radionavigation systems and related components inoperable. Read more...

US advocates ITU-R study on sharing in THz bands
Nov 30, 2020
by Toby Youell

The US is proposing that the ITU Radiocommunication Sector studies potential sharing between active and passive services in a series of bands above 71 GHz. Read more...

IMT-2020 recommendation set to include Indian low mobility large cell technology
Aug 04, 2020
by Toby Youell

The ITU Radiocommunication Bureau’s (ITU-R) Working Party 5D has concluded its evaluation of candidate technologies to be included in its definition of 5G, to be known in the ITU-R context as IMT-2020. Read more...

Postponing WRC-23 will be our very last resort, says ITU-R boss
Jul 06, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

Mario Maniewicz, director of the ITU Radiocommunication Bureau, told a recent webinar that he expects the next World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC) to go ahead as planned. Read more...

Mario Maniewicz elected as ITU-R director
Nov 05, 2018
by Manuel R. Marti

Officials from the Americas region secured the leadership of two out of three Bureaus in the ITU elections, which were held during the first week of the organisation's 20th Plenipotentiary Conference in Dubai. This is the first time candidates from the Americas have secured any of the three top jobs since… Read more...

ITU Plenipotentiary Conference to elect next ITU-R director
Oct 29, 2018
by Toby Youell

Francois Rancy, the current director of the ITU Radiocommunication Bureau, the executive arm of the ITU Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R), is stepping down after two terms in the role. His replacement will be elected at the ITU’s Plenipotentiary Conference, to be held in Dubai for three weeks starting today.  Read more...

There’s no clear commercial message for 5G yet, says Orange
Dec 15, 2016
by Kane Mumford

Orange's senior executive VP for innovation, marketing and technologies says the industry needs to offer "emblematic" services if it is to convince customers that 5G is worth buying. Meanwhile, the head of the Commission’s connectivity unit has revealed details of CEPT’s study schedule for 3.5 GHz. Read more...

WRC-15 agrees to reserve 4.6 MHz for global flight tracking
Nov 12, 2015
by Toby Youell

WRC-15 has agreed to allocate 1087.7–1092.3 MHz to the Aeronautical Mobile-Satellite (Route) Service (Earth-to-space) specifically for reception of space stations of Automatic Dependant Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) emissions from aircraft transmitters. Read more...

UWB: is a global recommendation possible?
Oct 11, 2005
by Website author

The final meeting of an International Telecommunications Union Radio (ITU-R) group which addresses the sensitive issue of regulating Ultra Wide Band gets underway tomorrow but will it deliver anything concrete? Read more...