by Chahira Akel
Spectrum demand for the internet of things – Presented by Erik van Maanen, Radio Communications Agency Netherlands at the Internet of Things Event, which takes place on Jun 08, 2017, at High Tech Campus Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
The presentation “Spectrum demand for the internet of things” gives a brief overview and the conclusions of 4 research projects commissioned and funded by the Radio Communications Agency Netherlands with the subject IoT or directly related to IoT. The conclusions of this research are partly used to determine the long term spectrum strategy of the agency, to take a position in international consultations and to verify the current spectrum management practices of the agency on the topic of SRD´s and license exempt IoT.
About Erik van Maanen
Erik works for the spectrum management department of the radio Communications Agency representing the Netherlands in ETSI ERM and several subgroups, in ITU SG1, in ECC SRDMG and WGSE subgroups. He is working in a small team of specialists answering complex technical questions for the agency on a daily basis. He is also one of the contacts for industry on license exempt radio regulation and standardization.
About Radio Communications Agency Netherlands
In the dynamic field of electronic communication, Radiocommunications Agency Netherlands is responsible for
obtaining and allocating frequency space and monitoring its use. The day-to-day work of Radiocommunications Agency Netherlands covers the entire field of wireless and wired communication. The interrelationship between these two forms of communication is broadening our field of work. Wireless and wired applications are so interwoven that a problem in a wired network can have major consequences for wireless communication. Radiocommunications Agency Netherlands acts as the watchdog, implementer and expert across the entire domain of electronic communication. As a specialised agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the three main tasks of Radiocommunications Agency Netherlands are to obtain, allocate and protect frequency space.