Satcoms workshop in Kampala this month

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Satcoms workshop in Kampala this month

The Makerere College of Computing and Information Sciences, in partnership with the ITU and ITSO, will stage a satellite communications workshop this month.

The  workshop will be held in Kampala, Uganda, from 20 to 24 August 2012, as part of a capacity building partnership entered into between the ITU and International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO) for the delivery of satellite communications training, under the aegis of the Centers of Excellence network for Africa.

This workshop is addressed to regulators and operators in the telecommunication sector. It covers a wide range of issues relating to satellite communications and regulatory issues, including the role of regional and international satellite communications organizations.

The workshop will focus on:

  • Basics of satellite communications
  • Policy and Regulatory guidelines for Satellite Services
  • Network planning and link budget analysis
  • VSAT installation and maintenance
  • VSAT Equipment and bandwidth procurement.

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