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Regulatory News dated Q3/2021

  • EU (RE-D)New list of harmonized standards

    The European Commission published a new list of harmonized standards in the official journal.

    Some of the additions include EN 303 204 V3.1.1

    Fixed Short Range Devices (SRD) in data networks and EN 302 066 V2.2.1 Short Range Devices (SRD); Ground- and Wall- Probing Radio determination (GPR/WPR) devices as well as EN 302 208 V3.3.1

    Radio Frequency Identification Equipment operating in the band 865 MHz to 868 MHz with power levels up to 2 W and in the band 915 MHz to 921 MHz with power levels up to 4 W Please refer to the link below for detailed changes.

    Source: official link

  • Saudi ArabiaUpdate technical specifications

    The Communications and Information Technology Commission’s (CITC) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has recently updated the technical specifications of communications and information technology devices and equipment to accommodate to the latest technological developments.

    These specifications cover all communication and information technology devices and equipment manufactured in or supplied to the Kingdom.

    CITC has published the updated technical specifications on their website

    Source: Official Link

  • ThailandSlight delays to be expected

    Due to the current COVID-19 situation in Thailand, the government imposed a stricter lockdown with immediate effect.

    The authority National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) is currently working from home until August, 2nd. Starting from August, 3rd NBTC will resume working after returning partially to office.

    Source: internal research

  • GeneralIslamic holidays

    Next week, from 19th July until 23rd July 2021, the Islamic holidays Eid al-Adha take place.

    Therefore, authority delays are expected in all Muslim countries

    Source: internal research

  • SamoaLabel Requirements for type approval equipment

    As announced in the Regulator No.2021/T02 (‘Order’), the administration of Samoa has approved a trademark as a symbol for telecommunications equipment.

    The trademark will be issued together with the Type Approval Certificate which includes the approval Type Approval Identification Code.

    The new order came into force on 23 June 2021.

    The official document can be downloaded here

  • United StatesThe FCC published new Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

    On 22th of June, the FCC released a new Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Part 15.255 impacting 57 - 71 GHz band devices.

    This includes WiGig wireless local area networking devices, fixed point-to-point communication links, as well as FDS/radar devices.

    The Proposed Rules are now open for comments.

    Source: Fact Sheet FCC

  • EU (RE-D)EU Commission implements decision on 6 GHz band

    The EU Commision implements the decision (EU) 2021/1067 of 17 June 2021 on the 6 GHz band (5 945-6 425 MHz) for use of wireless access systems and radio local area networks (WAS/RLAN).

    The decision was published in the Offical Journal on 30 June 2021. Member states should make the band availably by 1 December 2021 on a non-exclusive, non-interfernece and non-protected basis.

    Two classifications are made: “Low Power Indoor (LPI)” devices for indoor use only and “Very Low Power (VLP)” devices considered as portable for indoor and outdoor use.

    Details can be found in the annex of the decision.

    Downloadlink for the Decision (EU) 2021/1067

  • PeruResolución Ministerial N° 488-2021-MTC/01 released by MTC

    In the above-mentioned regulation, the 470-698 MHz band is being granted for unlicensed use.
    The technical parameters correspond to the TV broadcast parameters in the same band.

    Band 470-698 MHz along with 5925 – 7125 MHz (The 6GHz band) are available for unlicensed use.

    Source: Official document can be downloaded here

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