ATDI’s Major Contribution to Spectrum Management

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ATDI attended the “Commonwealth Spectrum Management Forum 2016


Aligned with its key focus and major involvement on Africa’s continent, ATDI attended the “Commonwealth Spectrum Management Forum 2016” that was organized by the “Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) at the National Agency of Telecommunication Regulation (ART) in November 2016, 2nd to 4th in Yaoundé, Cameroon.


It was an immense honor to ATDI , represented by Dr. Haim Mazar, Vice Chair ITU-R Study Group 5 (Terrestrial Services), that the latter could interfere through a key strategic relevant input and major contribution through his presentation on “ Spectrum Re-farming: Framework and Methodology” to the Spectrum Management Forum agenda.


Furthermore, ATDI, through Dr. Haim Mazar, proudly actively participated at the conferences and was speaker on diverse topics and Chairman during multiple sessions.

ATDI was one of the key exhibitors during the Forum that welcomed all Forum stakeholders.

Regarding the business networking aspect beyond the Forum, ATDI teams was highly pleased to touch base and arranged meetings with local key industry stakeholders in Cameroon.

Spectrum is a finite and valuable resource that is central to the utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Advances in ICTs bring new demands on the Spectrum every day. Proper planning and optimum use of Spectrum is a key factor that impacts on the development of every country.

Managing Spectrum requires a multistakeholder approach, that extends beyond national borders.

Priorities of policy makers, regulators, service providers and manufactures have to be given due consideration.

Stakeholders need to engage closely with the international coordination mechanisms of the International Telecommunication Union through the World Radiocommunication Conferences, the next of which is due in 2019.

This Forum aims to build the capacity of stakeholders in managing spectrum from planning and assigning to utilizing and recovery as well as to help stakeholders prepare for the next World Radio Communication Conference.

    • Implementing WRC 15 outcomes
    • Managing spectrum to maximize value
    • Methods of Spectrum assigning
    • New services and demand on Spectrum
    • Preparing for WRC 19s


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