India TEC Certification - Mandatory Testing & Certification Of Telecommunication Equipment (MTCTE)
EMC | July 3, 2023 Under the MTCTE scheme, TEC provides exemptions for parameters related to Single-Mode Optical Fiber and Optical Fiber Cable
Notification No. 5-5/2021-TC/TEC has been issued by the Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC), addressing the exclusion of essential requirements (ERs) for single-mode optical fiber and optical fiber cable within the framework of the Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecom Equipment (MTCTE) scheme.
EMC | June 23, 2023 TEC issues notifications for products included in Phase V of the MTCTE scheme
Notification No. 5-2/2021-TC/TEC/165 has been released by the Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC), pertaining to the announcement of products within Phase V of the Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecommunications Equipment (MTCTE) scheme.
EMC | June 23, 2023 TEC prolongs the deadlines for obligatory certification of products within Phase III and IV under the MTCTE Scheme
Notification No. 5-2/2021-TC/TEC/164 has been issued by the Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC), addressing the expansion of deadlines for obligatory certification of products falling under Phase III and IV within the Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecom Equipment (MTCTE) scheme.
Wireless | June 14, 2023 Under the MTCTE scheme, TEC grants exemptions for specific parameters related to cellular network repeaters
Notification No. 5-5/2021-TC/TEC has been released by the Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC), addressing the exclusions related to the fundamental requirements of Cellular Network Repeaters within the framework of the Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecom Equipment (MTCTE) scheme
India NCCS Certification - Communication Security Certification Scheme (ComSeC)
Cybersecurity | June 12, 2023 India TEC extends timelines for mandatory security testing of WiFi CPE and IP router under MTCTE
The Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC) has issued Notification No. 1-6/2022-TC/TEC, which pertains to the extension of mandatory security testing for WiFi CPE and IP Routers under the Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecommunication Equipment (MTCTE) program.
Wireless | June 16, 2023 ANATEL in Brazil revises the timetable for cybersecurity requirements concerning CPE (Customer Premises Equipment)
The National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL) has issued Act No. 7344, modifying Article 2 of Act No. 2436, which establishes the minimum mandatory cybersecurity requirements for evaluating the compliance of Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) devices.
EMC | June 1, 2023 China CQC issues notice on the implementation of the new EMC standard requirements for voluntary certification of lighting electrical products
The China Quality Certification Centre (CQC) issued a notice on The implementation of The new standard GB 17625.1-2022 and revised certification rules for The CQC voluntary certification of household appliances and similar electrical appliances (CQC product category 008), gas appliances (CQC product category 041) and household appliance accessories (CQC product category 002)
Wireless | May 30, 2023 The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) in China has issued interim regulations for the radio management of wireless charging (power transmission) equipment
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released MIIT-Radio Committee Notice No. 62, introducing interim regulations for the radio management of wireless charging (power transmission) equipment. These regulations will come into effect on September 1, 2024, with the aim of governing the usage of wireless charging equipment
EMC | July 14, 2023 CENELEC Releases a Fresh Standard, EN IEC 60794-1-1:2023, Covering Optical Fiber Cables
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: a) reorganization of the document to a more logical flow making it easier for the reader: b) expansion of the tables to include names and definitions of all documents in the IEC 60794‑x series; c) expansion of the definitions, graphical symbols, terminology and abbreviations content, with the aim of making this document the default and reference for all others in the IEC 60794‑x series; d) inclusion of updated, reorganized and expanded optical fiber, attenuation and bandwidth subclauses.
Wireless | May 24, 2023 The European Union's European Commission (EC) has decided to delay the implementation of the European Regulation (ER) for cybersecurity within the Radio Equipment Directive (RED) until 2025
The European Commission (EC) has initiated a public consultation to make amendments to Delegated Regulation (EU) 2022/30. These changes pertain to the effective date of the essential requirements for radio equipment and also involve corrections to the regulation in question.
Australia /New Zealand ACMA - Australian Communications and Media Authority
Wireless | June 20, 2023 ACMA releases a preliminary proposal for the allocation of AWLs in the 3.8GHz band The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has initiated a public consultation concerning the distribution of area-wide apparatus licenses (AWLs) within the 3.8 GHz band.
Taiwan BSMI - Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection
EMC | July 12, 2023 BSMI Publishes Updated List of Recognized EMC Testing Laboratories in Foreign Countries
The Bureau of Standards, Metrology, and Inspection (BSMI) released an updated document titled the "List of EMC Testing Laboratories Recognized by the BSMI in Foreign Countries." This list serves as an official record of laboratories located in foreign countries that have been acknowledged and accredited by the BSMI for conducting Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing
Vietnam ICT Certification - Ministry of Information and Communications of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam - MIC
Wireless | May 31, 2023 The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) in Vietnam has released an amendment to the regulation concerning the list of products necessitating type approval and/or Declaration of Conformity (DoC)
The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) in Vietnam has issued regulations under MIC Circular No. 04/2023/TT-BTTTT, which pertain to the compilation of a list of potentially unsafe products and goods within the management purview of MIC. This document includes the list of products that necessitate type approval and/or Declaration of Conformity (DoC)
Japan PSE - Product Safety Electrical Appliance & Material
EMC | May 1, 2023 Japan METI partially revises list of standards harmonized with IEC standards used in conformity assessment. Japan METI partially revises list of standards harmonized with IEC standards used in conformity assessment.
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) TDRA - Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority
Wireless | May 22, 2023 The UAE Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) has initiated a public consultation regarding the regulations for Ultra-Wideband (UWB) and Short-Range Devices (SRD)
The United Arab Emirates' Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) initiated a public consultation for the revision of regulations pertaining to Ultra-Wide Band and Short-Range Devices.
Wireless | June 12, 2023 Bahrain's iGA reveals the introduction of a new feature on their national portal
The Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) and the Minister of Interior, who also serves as the Chairman of The Ministerial Committee for Information and Communication Technology (MCICT), have jointly unveiled enhancements to the Bahrain.bh National portal aimed at enhancing the user experience.
Wireless | June 11, 2023 Kuwait's CITRA issues a resolution to discontinue the importation of 2G and 3G peripheral communication devices
The Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA) has issued Resolution 297/2023, which pertains to the temporary suspension of granting permissions for the importation and introduction of telecommunications peripheral devices that exclusively utilize second-generation (2G) or third-generation (3G) communication technology, or both