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On 23 January – 17 February 2012 in Geneva (Switzerland) the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference 2012 (WRC-12) was held.


The delegations of 160 ITU Member States, international and regional organizations, as well as scientific, research and other organizations, which have a deal with the radiofrequency spectrum use, attended the Conference. More than 3400 delegates from all over the world were registered for the participation in the forums’ work. From Regional Commonwealth in the field of Communications more than 160 delegates from 9 RCC communications administrations: Azerbaijan Republic, Republic of Armenia, Republic of Belarus, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic,  Republic of Moldova, Russian Federation, Republic of Uzbekistan, Ukraine as well as, the RCC Executive Committee took part in the WRC-12 work.

35 issues were included into the Conference agenda, consideration of those issues was held at the meetings of the Committees, Working groups, subgroups, Plenary meeting ad-hoc groups, as well as at the meetings of the drafting and support groups on future provisions texts in the field of radiofrequency spectrum use. During the Conference work more than 500 income and outcome documents were considered.

The main task of the WRC is the review of the Radio Regulations – the international agreement, which regulates the radiofrequency spectrum and satellite orbits use (Frequency assignments and frequency allocations plans).

Introduction of changes and additions into the Radio Regulations is necessary in the interests of users of these resources. The texts of Resolutions and Recommendations of the ITU Radiocommunication Bureau for their inclusion into the Radio Regulations, issues on the special measures taking on the improvement of the international structure of the spectrum regulations, issues of the mobile broadband communication and other advanced technologies introduction, digital dividend using, appearing as the result of the transition to digital television, as well as the other issues of universal character were considered.

170 RCC Common Proposals on the all of the agenda items were submitted to the consideration of the WRC-12. RCC CAs delegations took active part in the work of the Committees, Working groups and subgroups of the Conference. The coordination meetings were held every day, the issues of the current state of passing the Common Proposals, proposals on the positions approach from other regional organizations and countries, meetings planning and other topical issues of the Conference were considered at the coordination meetings. Almost all the RCC CAs proposals found their reflection in the final documents of the WRC-12 in the form of Resolutions, Recommendations, Minutes entry of the Conference.

Results of work of the World Radiocommunication Conference will allow ensuring the swift development of the information and communication technologies (ICT) and accessibility of radiocommunication services in any place and at any time, providing to people the possibility to live and move in safety conditions and use the high-quality radiocommunication.