The National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) hosts the 15th meeting of
the Arab Spectrum Management Group (ASMG) in the period from 2 to 5 October
2011. This meeting is highly significant as it is the last meeting to be held
prior to the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) that will be held in
January 2012 in Geneva – Switzerland. The WRC-12 will be preceded by the
Radiocommunication Assembly meeting.
During the 15th meeting of the ASMG, there will be a coordination of efforts
among the Arab administrations to determine their stance on the agenda of the
ensuing Conference (WRC-12) which will discuss matters related to the regulatory
framework of frequency spectrum usage and technical issues related to mobile,
satellite, aviation, navigation and GPS services. The proposed working papers
that will be submitted to the Conference will be presented and discussed in the
It is worth mentioning in this respect that the ASMG is one of the
Arab task forces emanating from the Arab Permanent ICT Committee of Arab
Telecommunications and Information Council of (ATICM) under the umbrella of the
League of Arab States.