Satellite Communications in Mongolia


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Satellite Communications in Mongolia

  1. 1. Satellite Communications in Mongolia Odgerel Ulziikhutag, Ph.D Od l Ul iikh t Ph D Director General of Public Administration and Cooperation Dept., Information, Communications Technology and Post Authority, Government of Mongolia
  2. 2. Content 1. ICTPA and it’s Objective 2. Current status of Satellite Communications of Mongolia 3. Policy of National Satellite of Mongolia
  3. 3. National Information Technology Park Government Integrated Data Center Professional Council Governm ment and non Gove ernment Organiz zations Communication Regulatory Comm mission ICT and Post Authority Radio and Television network Co., Ltd Busines ss Enterprise in es ICT sect tor In nformation, St tatistics and Monitoring D Department Vice Chairman Public Ad dministration and Cooperation d n d department Board of Directors Policy Implementation n and C Coordination D Department Space T Technology D Department Policy and Planning D Department Organizational Chart of ICTPA Prime Minister Chairman
  4. 4. ICTPA Basic Function Policy, strategy and planning to develop ICT, Space and Post sectors in Mongolia Improve legal environment of ICT Space and ICT, Post sectors Make a decision and coordinate its implementation t i l t ti targeted t carry out th A ti t d to t the Action Plan of the Government of Mongolia
  5. 5. Television Broadcasting 1930: Establishment of “Radio Television g g y p Broadcasting “ state budgetary enterprise 1967: Establishment of Mongolian national TV 1960-1970: LW radio broadcasting stations (Ulaanbaatar, Ulgii, Altai, Murun, Dalanzadgad, Choibalsan, Sainshand) 1970: Establishment of satellite earth station ”Orbit” 1971: Member of “Intersputnik” international organization for satellite communication 1980: TV broadcasting via microwave transmission system 1991: TV broadcasting via Asiasat 1997: Member of “Intelsat ” international organization for satellite communication 1999 : TV broadcasting via Intelsat 2005: Member of Asia Pacific Space Communication Organziation p g
  6. 6. TV and Radio broadcasting d di b d i Service providers Satellite TV providers 1 Independent TV’s 15 LW radio broadcasters 1 FM radio broadcasters 124 Cable TV operators 75 MMDS operators 43
  7. 7. Television Broadcasting TV Broadcasting via Asiasat /1992‐1998/ TV Broadcasting via INTELSAT 906‐64E  /1999‐2010/ d / / DVB‐S standard /2005/ Retransmission 380 stations in all province and soums centers (UHF, VHF)  6 TV channels (MNB, Education TV, TV5/TV9 and UBS/MN25)  2 FM channel  Full coverage  of Mongolia 72 MHz bandwidth at C BAND,   72 MHz bandwidth at C BAND,
  8. 8. Current status of national Broadcasting networks t k Since 2008  TV broadcasting at Ku band (DDISH Co.Ltd.,)  DVB‐S standard  DVB S standard APSTAR‐5 at 138E 18 digital TV channels 54 MHz bandwidth at Ku BAND,   54 MH b d id h K BAND
  9. 9. Member of International Organization • ITU 1964/08/27 • Intersputnik 1971/11/15 • APT 1991/09/13 • Intelsat 1997/09/05 • APSCO 2005/10/28
  10. 10. Legal and Policy Framework g y Legal and Policy Papers Articles National Conpresehive Strategic objective 1: (2007 2015) to launch (2007-2015) Development Strategy based on communications satellite for geostationary MDGs orbit by 2015 Засгйн газрын 2009 оны 320-р •16 Article. Project of National тогтоол Government Resolution Communications Satellite in Mongolia N320 in 2009 Resolution N 45 by Parliament of Mongolia for socioeconomic general guideline in 2010. УИХын 2010 оны 45-р тогтоол , д • Монгол Улсын нийгэм, эдийн засгийг хөгжүүлэх үндсэн чиглэл •14.1 Article: To Implement Project of National Communications Satellite in Mongolia
  11. 11. Future Demand of National Satellite • A low population density • A large territory and there are many places where no one is living., living desert and mountainous area • Satellite Transponder lease is expensive • An Increasing demand to exchange important information • A d i to develop the country’s business and foreign economic desire t d l th t ’ b i df i i cooperation • The need to develop emergency health care service • The need to develop educational services to citizens based on E- Education • To gain more knowledge through ICT achievements and to create conditions such that the people of Mongolia have equal access to information
  12. 12. ITU Allocation for Mongolia Spectrum/Orbit Resources S t /O bit R № Description Appendix 30А Appendix 30B 1 Space location 74 deg E 113,6 deg E 2 Radio Frequency 17.3 18.1 17 3 - 18 1 GHz 3 / Broadcasting satellite service BSS/ Radio Frequency 4 500-4 800 MHz / Fixed satellite service FSS/ 6 725-7 025 MHz 10.70-10.95 MHz 11.20-11.45 MHz 12.75-13.25 MHz
  13. 13. Expected Applications • Broadcasting content distribution and contribution (audio and video); • Disaster relief and emergency communications; • Back haul for terrestrial mobile networks; • High capacity internet; • Di t Distance education; d ti • Distance medicine; • VS t networks; VSat t k • Broadcasting Direct To Home (DTH); • Governmental communications; • Other point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and multipoint-to-multipoint multipoint to multipoint telecommunications applications, etc.
  14. 14. Conclusion • Government of Mongolia places strong emphasis on the provision of better quality communications to rural and remote areas • Introducing ICT to the agriculture, manufacturing, services and government sectors is one of the priorities for the development of Mongolia • Once available, communication by satellite provides an important infrastructure which enables the transmission of information from many points to many points as well as the implementation of communications in short period of time • The experiences of developed countries show that they have solved many ICT issues by launching national satellite
  15. 15. Thank you for kind attention Contact Address: Odgerel Ulziikhutag PhD. Director General Public Administration and Cooperation Department Information, Communications Technology and Post Authority, The Government of Mongolia Suite 201, Central Post Office, Sq.Sukhbaatar-1, Ulaanbaatar-15160 Sq.Sukhbaatar- UlaanbaatarTel: (976)-11-324147 Fax: (976)-11-330780 (976)-11(976)-11Mobile: (976)-99110219 (976)Web: