Indonesia Publishes New Technical Regulations on Low-Power Wide-Area Devices
SDPPI of Indonesia published the Regulation #3/2019 on Technical Requirements on Low-Power Wide-Area (LPWA) Devices on May 17, 2019.
This regulation contains requirements to LPWA devices that must be met to get access to the market of Indonesia. According to the Regulation, LPWA telecommunication devices are divided into Subscriber station and Base station
Both LPWA subscriber station and base station can use NB-IoT (NB1 and NB 2 standards) or LTE-M (M1 or M2 standards).
There are two types of requirements for the LPWA devices:
General requirements include:
1. Power supply
It is applicable for devices with AC PSU, that rated voltage should be 220 V ± 10% with a frequency of 50 Hz ± 2%
2. Non-Ionizing Radiation protection
In establishes SAR requirements
EMF limits for subscriber station
EMF limits for Base station
3. Electrical safety performance
4. EMC characteristics
5. Operational use
Conformity requirements include:
1. The following radio frequency bands are allowed:
2. Channel Bandwidth
a) for LPWA subscriber station/ base station M1 and M2
b) for LPWA subscriber station/ base station NB1 and NB2
The full text of the Regulation can be found here.
The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.
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