The World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) opened in Sharm el- Sheikh, Egypt. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared open the event.
Then, a video message from the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to the conference participants was shown.
The conference is a high-level event held every four years.
As part of these events, discussions are underway on new technologies in the field of radiocommunication, including the allocation of radio frequencies for 5G technology, which will be widely used by 2020, the determination of radio frequencies for innovative radio technologies that will be used in various fields and the establishment of coordination between countries in order to avoid the influence of interference during their implementation, and other relevant issues.
Our country at the event is represented by a delegation. Azerbaijan is actively participating in the work of the organization. Thus, for the first time, the nominations of three representatives of the Communications Administration of Azerbaijan were approved for senior positions in the study groups of the Radiocommunication Bureau of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
Senior Adviser of the Telecommunications and Post Department of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Gulam Abdullayev was elected deputy chairman of Study Group 1 (SG 1) Radio Frequency Management, Deputy Chairman of Azercosmos OJSC Dunay Badirkhanov –Study Group 4 (SG 4) Satellite Services, chief of the State Administration of Radio Frequencies of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Rahid Alekberli – deputy chairman of Study Group 5 (SG 5) Terrestrial Services.