LS telcom joins African Telecommunications Union

Lichtenau/Baden (Germany), Paris and Nairobi, (PresseBox) - LS telcom joins the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) as associate member.

“We are delighted to join the ATU” said Jean-Paul Chaib, Managing Director of LS telcom SAS, “LS telcom has always been very active in the African telecommunications market. In the past several years, the continent’s telecommunications sector has been the theatre of amazing innovation and breathtaking growth, often leapfrogging the developments of more mature markets. In many aspects, Africa is now leading the way. As the leading provider of solutions to regulators, it is therefore a natural step for LS telcom to join the ATU. We look forward to working with ATU and its member states, and to support them in channelling the growth of the ICT sector, thanks to our solutions for efficient spectrum management and control.”

Abdoul Karim Soumaila, Secretary General from ATU, said, “We are very pleased to welcome LS telcom as member to the ATU. LS telcom is a highly respected company in the area of spectrum management, radio monitoring, and spectrum consulting. We are confident that LS telcom will play a key role in assisting ATU to meet its objectives particularly in promoting the rapid development of information and communication technologies and the knowledge society in Africa.”

The African Telecommunications Union is the leading continental organisation fostering the development of information and communication technologies infrastructure and services.

LS telcom participated in the 1st ATU Preparatory Meeting for 2019 World Radiocommunications Conference (APM19-1), from 19-22 September 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.

About the ATU

Established on December 7th, 1999, the African Telecommunications Union is the leading continental organisation fostering the development of information and communication technologies infrastructure and services.

The mission of the Union is to promote the rapid development of info-communications in Africa in order to achieve universal access, and full inter-country connectivity. The Union envisions an Africa that is empowered as a full and active participant in the global information and knowledge society.

ATU currently has 45 Member States and 33 Associate Members (comprising fixed and mobile telecom operators).


LS telcom AG

LS telcom's software, system solutions, and services address the efficient use of radio frequency spectrum and the optimal operation of radio communication services.

We are the worldwide leader in the provision of automated spectrum management systems and their integration with monitoring systems. We also provide standalone radio monitoring systems, including fixed, mobile, portable, and airborne sensors and stations. At the same time, we develop and market software for the design, planning, and optimisation of broadcast, PMR, mobile and microwave networks. Strategic consulting, radio engineering services, and training on network technologies, standards, and regulations as well as transmitter installations and measurements complete our area of expertise.

Telecom and Broadcast Regulatory authorities, wireless network operators and infrastructure providers, system integrators and military organisations in over 100 countries across all continents rely on our solutions and services.

LS telcom operates worldwide with subsidiaries in France, the USA, Canada, the UK, the UAE, China and South Africa, as well as representative offices in Argentina, Hungary, and Oman. With its headquarters in Lichtenau, Baden, Germany, LS telcom is listed on the German stock exchange under ISIN DE 0005754402 since 2001.

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