Press Briefing by the U.S. Delegation to WRC-15
Members of the U.S. Delegation to the ITU's World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) briefed the international media at the United Nations November 5, 2015. Delegations from over 160 countries are meeting for the month-long conference which is being held November 2-27 in Geneva, Switzerland. . Together they will revise and update the world’s Radio Regulations, a treaty that governs the allocation and use of radio-frequency spectrum and satellite orbital locations. These mutually agreed regulations affect literally every wireless device and system on Earth (and beyond), from WiFi to weather satellites and everything in between. The United States has sent over 170 experts from every area of industry and government.
The speakers at the briefing included:
Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. Coordinator for Communications and Information Policy
Ambassador Decker Anstrom, Head of the U.S. delegation to the Conference
Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the FCC
Michael O’Rielly, FCC Commissioner
U.S. Mission Photo/Eric Bridiers