Promoting Satellite and Space Technology in East Africa.
Satellite technologies are among the key enablers in achieving the sustainable development goals and addressing with the digital divide. Members of EACO Working Group 5 held a three day meeting in Kigali, Rwanda from 21st - 22nd January 2020 to discuss and deliberate on approaches to promote satellite and Space technologies in the region.
Republic of Tanzania takes over EACO Chairmanship.
Outgoing EACO Chairman Mr. Francis Wangusi Director General of Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) officially hands over the EACO instruments of power to the new Chairman who is also Director General of Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) Eng. James Kilaba at the closing of the 23rd EACO Congress meetings on 5th July 2019,he will hold the chairmanship for the next two years.
23rd EACO Congress and
26th Meeting of EACO Assemblies
23rd EACO Congress and 26th Meeting of EACO ASSEMBLIES with Theme: Positioning the East African Region in Digital Economy
Day 1: Assemblies: Official Opening by
Hon. Atashasta Justus Nditiye
Deputy Minister (communications)
For Ministry of Works, Transport and Communications in Tanzania
Venue: Bank of Tanzania Training Institute in Mwanza, Tanzania
Date: 1st to 5th July 2019
It has been a singular honor for me to become not only a member of EACO but also
more so to now being trusted to lead the “Team of achievers” of the EACO ecosystem. I would like to
thank my colleagues at the EACO Secretariat, EACO members at large and all our affiliates for making
EACO continue to grow in leaps and bounds as its visibility now going global within just five years
since its inception back in 2012....
The East African Communications Organization (EACO) was established in 2012,
as a regional autonomous organization with international legal personality and is headquartered in Kigali Rwanda.
EACO brings together national ICT regulators, operators, services providers (in the telecommunication,
broadcasting and postal sub-sectors), ICT training institutions and other stakeholders in the
communication sector within Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.
The broad objective of EACO is to strengthen and promote cooperation among the six EAC Countries in the
development and provision of postal, telecommunication and broadcasting services in East Africa.
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