News | December 9, 2014

Rohde & Schwarz Hosts ITU Academy

Source: Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

In November 2014, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) held its ITU Academy training program at Rohde & Schwarz for the second time. The purpose of the five-day workshop, entitled "Implementation of radio monitoring systems according to ITU-R recommendations", was to train the employees of national regulatory authorities.

On the invitation of the ITU Academy, 20 representatives from different countries came to Rohde & Schwarz headquarters in Munich. During the workshop, Rohde & Schwarz experts held presentations and gave practical spectrum monitoring demonstrations.

Rohde & Schwarz and ITU have maintained close relations for 50 years. As a specialized organisation of the United Nations, ITU is responsible for regulating the use of the frequency spectrum. The Munich electronics company participates in a number of committees to continue the development of international standards. The system solutions from Rohde & Schwarz meet all relevant ITU requirements and recommendations.

Rohde & Schwarz has enjoyed success in the field of spectrum monitoring for decades. The company's solutions for stationary and mobile systems ensure that regulators worldwide can properly perform their jobs. Any interference of radio services is prevented, or detected and eliminated.

About Rohde & Schwarz
The Rohde & Schwarz electronics group is a leading supplier of solutions in the following business fields: test and measurement, broadcast and media, secure communications, radiomonitoring and radiolocation. Founded more than 80 years ago, this independent company has an extensive sales and service network and is present in more than 70 countries. On June 30, 2014, Rohde & Schwarz had approximately 9800 employees. It achieved a net revenue of EUR 1.75 billion in the 2013/2014 fiscal year (July to June). The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany. It also has regional headquarters in Singapore and Columbia, Maryland, USA, to manage its operations in these regions.

SOURCE: Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG