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Regional African Satellite Communications Organization [SATORG] (Côte d
Makedonski Telekom AD - Skopje (The Former Yugoslav Rep. of Macedonia)
MobiCom Corporation
Haute Ecole Spécialisée de Suisse occidentale (Switzerland)
Dialog Axiata PLC (Sri Lanka)
Telkom SA SOC Ltd. (South Africa)
Inmarsat Ltd.
George Mason University (United States)
Amity Institute of Telecom Engineering & Management, Amity U (India)
Empresa Hondureña de Telecomunicaciones (HONDUTEL)
Fujitsu Limited
Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine (International)
MTN Sudan
Omnispace, LLC (United States)
Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogotá S.A. ESP
DAISY Consortium [REGINTORG] ()
Mobily Company [ROA] (Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of))
Higher Colleges of Technology (United Arab Emirates)
Boeing UK Ltd.
Gateway Gulf LLC (Bahrain)
Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (Dominican Rep.)
Autorité de Régulation de la Poste et des Télécommunications (ARPT)
Airtel Networks Kenya Ltd. (Kenya)
Universidad Nacional de Avellaneda (Argentina)
ICO Global Communications Ltd.
State University of Telecommunication (Ukraine)
Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Engineering (Thailand)
AT&T, Inc. [ROA] (United States of America)
Bournemouth University (United Kingdom)
SFM Technologies (Tunisia)



National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)

National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) is an incorporated administrative agency, was established by merging the Communications Research Laboratory (CRL), an incorporated administrative agency and the Telecommunications Advancement Organization (TAO). It is located at Koganei, Tokyo, Japan. NICT was established in 2004 when Japan's Communications Research Laboratory (established 1896) merged with the Telecommunications Advancement Organization. Today NICT's mission is to carry out research and development in the field of information and communications technology. It has a range of responsibilities including generating and disseminating Japan's national frequency and time standards; conducting type approval tests of radio equipment for the Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) and marine radar based on Japan's Radio Law; and providing regular observations of the ionosphere and space weather.

CategoryEducation & Research
Based inJapan
DomainSpectrum management
ITU Global DirectoryNational Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
Director General    
Masao Sakauchi

Masao Sakauchi is Director General at the National Institute of Informatics. He is also a Professor at the Institute of Industrial Science of Tokyo University. His study fields include information science/intelligent informatics, the study of information system (including library and information science), electric and electronic engineering/system engineering. His current research interests include multimedia databases, and multimedia mediation systems (image databases, image processing, video media, data engineering, and intelligent transport system). He obtained his PhD from the Graduate School of Engineering of Tokyo University in 1975.