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Radcomms 2018: delivering the future


21 September 2018

The ACMA today released the program for RadComms 2018, its flagship event dealing with the management and use of Australia’s radiofrequency spectrum.

This year’s conference will explore how efficient and effective management of the radiofrequency spectrum will benefit all Australians.

‘From the future of broadcasting platforms to the imminent deployment of 5G networks and new satellite constellations, RadComms 2018 will give participants insight into future communications technologies, services and applications,’ said ACMA Authority Member, James Cameron.

‘The Radcomms conference is a great example of the work the ACMA does to maximise the economic and social opportunities of spectrum for all Australians.’

ACMA Chair, Nerida O’Loughlin will deliver the opening address on Tuesday 30 October with keynote speeches by ABC Chairman Justin Milne, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims, and Richard Windeyer of the Department of Communications and the Arts.  They will be joined by experts from the Australian Space Agency, Broadcast Australia, Geoscience Australia, Telstra, Optus and satellite operators including Iridium, Oneweb and Viasat.

The RadComms 2018 program is now available. The two-day conference will include the following key sessions:

  • Broadcasting futures—leaders from the TV and radio broadcasting sectors 
  • Space 2.0—hear about the next generation of space and satellite initiatives and programs from the Australian Space Agency and Geoscience Australia
  • Broadband futures—industry experts will explore the rapid development and deployment of 5G networks and services and related technologies
  • Satellite futures—the next generation of satellites are being designed and built to provide unparalleled coverage and services. 

MR 29/2018 

For more information, please contact ACMA Media on 0438 375 776 or

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