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Argentina Introduces Changes in Regulations on Equipment Approval

ENACOM of Argentina issued Resolution RESOL-2019-5424-APN-ENACOM # JGM on November 21, 2019. This Resolution replaces the Resolution RESOL-2016-8967-E-APN-ENACOM#MCO and makes changes to the Resolution SC N 729/1980. The main changes concern: Registration Documentation In the resolution, you will find the updated list of documents required for a manufacturer, importer/dealer, and local representative. Applicants for the registration procedure If a product is produced in Argentina, the manufacturer itself can apply to the registration. Otherwise, an importer or a local representative is the responsible entity who can apply for the registration of the product. Please note, if the product has p

Thailand Updates Requirements for Some Radiocommunication Equipment

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of Thailand (NBTC) issued a new standard NBTC TS 1035-2562 Radiocommunication Equipment Using 2.4GHz and/or 5GHz. The document became effective on November 12, 2019. This new standard replaces NBTS TS 1012-2551 Broadband Wireless Access (Radio Local Area Network) Radiocommunication Equipment. However, certificates that were issued according to NBTS TS 1012-2551 requirements will not be withdrawn. The main changes concern the following: New versions of the standards as well as some new reference standards were added for the 2.4GHz and 5GHz SRD bands. For 2.4 GHz: EN 300 328 V2.1.1 or current, FCC Part 15.247 is used. For 5.150-5.

United Arab Emirates Updates Requirements to UAE-Alert Service

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the United Arab Emirates issued the second version of the technical specifications on Enabling Cell Broadcast for National Public Warning Service (UAE-Alert). It became live on November 25, 2019. This specification defines requirements regarding the Cell Broadcast Service for all mobile devices operating in the UAE mobile networks. It stemmed from the necessity to keep high-quality communication methods and systems through the mobile networks after the development of a National Public Warning Service (UAE-Alert) that allows to spread warning alerts using the cell broadcast technologies and warn the public about emergency situations. The do

Bahamas Removes Restrictions for Low-Power Device Approval

The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) is an independent regulatory authority in the area of the Electronic Communications Sector (ECS) and the Electricity Sector (ES) in the Bahamas. In the middle of November, the URCA published Final Determination on the Guidelines for the Type Approval Certificate of Licence‐Exempt Radio Spectrum Devices. This document relates to the type approval process for low-power devices. A type approval certificate must be obtained from URCA before a low-power device can be imported or used in the Bahamas. According to this document, the URCA is able to grant a type approval certificate for new categories of low power electronic communications d

Technical Specifications for Calling Name Presentation Come Into Force in the UAE

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the United Arab Emirates issued Calling Name Presentation technical specifications on July 1, 2019. However, these specifications did not enter into force immediately providing time for manufacturers to prepare their devices to the new requirements. The requirements of the specifications apply to mobile devices. The document was created to enable Calling Name Presentation on all mobile devices operating on the UAE mobile networks. The Calling Name Presentation (CNAP) is a supplementary service that allows to indicate the name information of the calling party to the called party at call set-up time for all incoming calls. The technical requ

WEBINAR: United Arab Emirates Market Access for Radio & Telecom Products

Overview: As a regional trade hub supporting intense international business activity, the United Arab Emirates is one of the key markets, which many companies strive to enter. The UAE actively welcomes technological progress thus attracting Radio and Telecom products manufacturers and importers who seek to establish themselves within the Middle East market. However, the UAE regulations and compliance requirements can pose challenges to companies exploring new territories. This webinar will help you understand existing regulations and demonstrate compliance with local requirements. After the webinar participants will become familiar with the procedures applicable in the United Arab Emirates e

China Updates List of Products for Mandatory Certification

Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China (CNCA) issued Announcement #44 of 2019 to strengthen the responsibility of market entities and optimize business economic environment. According to this announcement, 18 types of products were excluded from the mandatory certification procedure, among are two main categories: Audio and video equipment, namely: tuning receivers and radios for various broadcast bands and monitors Telecommunications terminal equipment, namely: fixed telephone terminals and additional telephone equipment and automatic-telephone system This Announcement also includes the extended list of products subject to mandatory conformity asses

United Arab Emirates Establishes New eCall Requirements

On November 25, 2019, The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the United Arab Emirates has issued an updated version of the technical specifications regarding the emergency call requirements that take in considerations EC initiatives on eSafety. The requirements of the specifications are applicable to the emergency call infrastructure. However, you should remember that if several technical specifications can be applicable to the equipment, requirements of all the applicable specifications must be met. The TRA reminds that all the equipment first of all should comply with TRA TS001 specifications on EMC and safety requirements anyway. The technical requirements are available in t

Reducing Risks When Importing Japanese LCD Monitors to the Russian Market

As the Russian Federation is a member of the Eurasian Economic Union, requirements from both the EAEU and Russian government should be taken into account when importing goods to the local market. Moreover, being applicable to the category of consumer electric equipment, LCD monitors fall under the scope of several technical requirements for safety, electromagnetic compatibility, RoHS, etc. Learn how GMA Consult Group helped Japanese customer address these issues when importing its LCD monitors to the Russian market. Download case study The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team. GMA Consult Group provides a full cycle of international type approval and global market ac

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