World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19), Egypt

The GSMA attended the World Radiocommunication Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

The conference was opened by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi of Egypt. Egypt has been a Member State of ITU since 1876.

WRC-19, held every three to four years, is mandated to review and revise the Radio Regulations, the international treaty governing the use of radio-frequency spectrum and satellite orbits. Dr Amr Badawi of Egypt was appointed Chairman of the conference.

The World Radiocommunication Conference addresses some of the leading edge technological innovations set to play a pivotal role in tomorrow’s digital economy and the future development of services, systems and technologies.