Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) in collaboration with International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Saudi Space Commission (SSC) are hosting the 3-day international forum on “Connecting the World from the Skies”. The forum aims at exploring the rapid evolution of Non-Terrestrial Networks (NTN), which will take place in Riyadh on 8-10 November 2022.

The forum brings together global experts in radio-communication and space industry innovators, researchers, ICT and technology stakeholders, as well as spectrum policymakers from national regulators and other relevant international bodies. In addition, the forum will address the contribution of NTN, which will be deployed in atmospheric layers and outer space, to provide telecommunication services in the air, sea and land. The deployment of these networks will provide cutting-edge technologies of IoT and broadband communications, which will contribute to enhance digital transformation around the world..

The forum will include a global research competition on NTN and will discuss the most prominent services provided via Non-Terrestrial Networks, and their regulatory and scientific aspects. In addition, it highlights CITC recent technology trials in the field of NTN and its role in the adoption of 6G technology and enabling an environmentally friendly and sustainable telecommunications infrastructure. Additional information about the forum and its agenda are available via the forum website: ​

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