The International Telecommunication Union

EUTELSAT IGO has the status of International Organization Operating Satellite Systems in all three sectors of the ITU, which enables the Executive Secretary and Secretariat to participate in relevant ITU activities.

A partnership agreement between EUTELSAT IGO and the ITU was signed in May 2011, with the aim of assisting the ITU with its objective of “connecting the unconnected by 2015” by encouraging the use of satellite communications.  EUTELSAT IGO believes it is fundamental and necessary to understand and follow issues pertaining to the Radiocommunication sector.  EUTELSAT IGO attends most of ITU seminars, preparatory conferences and working group meetings  of the ITU-R. For more information check the ITU website here.