The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO) are organising a training course on Satellite Communications and Radio Regulations procedure for African and Arab regions.
The training course is part of a capacity-building partnership between ITU and ITSO for delivering satellite communications training. As a result, the training will include the following topics :
- Basics of satellite communications;
- Policy and regulatory guidelines for satellite services;
- Radio Regulations related to satellite orbit and spectrum resources;
- Network planning and link budget analysis;
- Earth station and VSAT system; and
- Radio Regulations related to earth station coordination and registration.
This instructor-led online course addresses policymakers, regulators and operators in the ICTs sector. It also addresses regional and international satellite communications organisations and operators.
The course’s primary objective is to develop awareness amongst individuals, organisations and institutions on policies, regulations, licensing frameworks and technical aspects associated with the provision of satellite communications services. This programme is also an essential component of the ITSO Capacity Building Initiative, which received support from member states and various partnerships. It is intended to offer member states access to basic capabilities and necessary tools to support the continuous development and effective use of satellite communications services.
Interested persons are required to have an account with the ITU Academy portal at
this address prior to registration. After creating an account, or if you already have one, you can follow this link to register for the training course. You can also register by finding your desired course in the training catalogue. Registration for the course is free and interested persons can find the course’s outline here.
Registration began on 1 August 2022 and will end on 1 November 2022. Furthermore, the training will run from 7 to 16 November 2022.
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