This week and next, CIRM is at ITU in Geneva attending the 2nd Conference Preparatory Meeting which will prepare a report to be used in support of the work of the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019.
CIRM is participating in the work on the maritime agenda items: GMDSS modernization, autonomous maritime radio devices, and the VDES satellite component. https://www.flickr.com/photos/itupictures/sets/72157689792922763
On the 8th of February 2019, the Maritime Connectivity Platform Consortium (MCC) was established with a signature ceremony during the e-Navigation Underway International conference. The MCC will act as the coordinator for the provision of guidelines and standards for the Maritime Connectivity Platform. CIRM has been invited to become a member of the MCC advisory board.
More information is available on the MCP website: www.maritimeconnectivity.net.