South Sudan Granted Satellite Orbital Slots at ITU-WRC2023 Conference, Laying Foundation for Technological Advancement
The ongoing World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-2023) in Dubai has marked a significant milestone for South Sudan, as the country is set to formally receive satellite orbital slots.
The event, which commenced on Monday, has brought together various stakeholders in the telecommunications sector to review and update the international treaty known as the Radio Regulations.
Under the leadership of Eng Napoleon Adok Gai, the Director General of the National Communication Authority (NCA), the South Sudan delegation at the conference includes esteemed members of the NCA’s Board of Directors and civil society actors.
Eng Napoleon Adok Gai emphasized that this conference serves as a platform to explore and develop cutting-edge technologies, such as 6G and advanced satellite systems.
Eng Napoleon Adok Gai revealed that South Sudan’s long-awaited approval of satellite orbital slots is a direct outcome of the diligent efforts initiated during the previous World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19) held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, in 2019.
This development heralds a new era for South Sudan’s technological capabilities and lays a solid foundation for further advancements in satellite-based services and communication.
The grant of satellite orbital slots to South Sudan represents a tremendous opportunity for the country’s development, enabling enhanced connectivity, increased access to information, and improved communication infrastructure.
This significant achievement underscores South Sudan’s commitment to technological progress and its eagerness to leverage telecommunications for inclusive growth and economic prosperity.
As the conference progresses, South Sudan will continue to engage with international partners to maximize the benefits of this milestone, paving the way for improved telecommunications services and connectivity across the nation.