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SES WORLD SKIES (Netherlands)
Sudatel Telecom Group (Sudan)
Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogotá S.A. ESP
Southern Africa Telecentre Networks
Quantum Group International Inc. (United States)
Guinea Ecuatorial de Telecomunicaciones, Sociedad Anonima (Equatorial Guinea)
Universidad Santo Tomás (Colombia)
Tactikom (Senegal)
Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST)
African Union of Broadcasting
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Ecole supérieure des Communications de Tunis (Sup
Arab States Broadcasting Union
Institut National de la Poste et des Technologies de l
Nuix Technology UK Limited (United Kingdom)
United Telecommunication Services (UTS)
Thuraya Telecommunications Company [ROA] (United Arab Emirates)
Central Science Research Telecommunication Institute (ZNIIS)
University of Rwanda, College of Science and Technology (Rwanda)
Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
O2 Czech Republic (Czech Rep.)
Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Argentina)
Algérie Télécom SPA
Telekom Malaysia Berhad
Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation [REGINTORG] ()
Universidad de Rio Cuarto Facultad de Ingeniería (Argentina)
Universidad Nacional de Misiones (Argentina)
Orascom Telecom Tunisie (Tunisiana)
Regional Commonwealth in the Field of Communications (International)
Corporation for National Research Initiatives



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
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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.