Regulatory Updates


Staying up-to-date with compliance has never been easier with our worldwide regulatory updates. Track by countries, months, quarters, and wireless or ITE impact.

SOUTH KOREA: New Regulation for SAR

Partly revision draft of Technical Requirements for the Radio Equipment for Telecommunications Service (2/17/2014) Products covered: Mobile Telecommunications Radio Equipment With the objective of Harmonization, this document revise technical requirements for the mobile telecommunications(LTE TDD) radio […]

February 25, 2014
ARGENTINA: New Requirements for Safety Certificates for Chargers

Any extension, renewal or new Safety certificates for a charger require to include information about its particular use (e.g. Model XX for printer, Model YY for tablet). It is possible to list all the devices […]

February 21, 2014
COSTA RICA: Addition and Changes to Cellular Testing

Costa Rica regulator SUTEL published RCS-332-2013 “Process for Homologation of Mobile Terminals and Perito requirements to Test the Functionality of Telecom Equipments¨ (Dec 23, 2013). On this document, it added field testing for cellular products […]

February 21, 2014
ECUADOR: Modular Approvals No Longer Accepted

SUPERTEL has informed that modular certification is no longer a valid option for system level products. All final systems like computers and printers must be certified as final product complying will all the requirements. If […]

February 21, 2014
MEXICO: New NOM is Now Implemented ( NOM 192)

NOM 192: Enforcement for this NOM already started. Digital TVs and set-up boxes required to comply with in-country digital signaling requirements (HDVT and SDTV). Local bodies (e.g. NYCE) had been authorized to provided verifications that […]

February 12, 2014
ECUADOR: Draft Technical Regulation of the Ecuadorian Standardization Institute (PRTE INEN) No. 167: “Low-voltage power supplies”

Products covered: Low-voltage power supplies (HS 8504.40.90) The notified Technical Regulation applies to domestically produced or imported low-voltage power supplies which convert alternating current (AC) into direct current (DC) or vice versa and which are […]

February 11, 2014
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Homologation Submission is Required Even if the Product Has an FCC ID

INDOTEL provided guidelines requiring to receive homologation applications for all products including those with FCC ID. Samples are required for products without FCC ID and INDOTEL reserves the right to request also samples for products […]

February 7, 2014
RWANDA: Ministerial Instruction No. 21/2013 of 03/07/2013 Declaring Compulsory Rwandan Standards

Products covered: Plugs, socket-outlets, couplers   Compulsory Rwandan Standards (RS) concerning plugs, socket-outlets, couplers. Electrical Engineering: Plugs, Socket outlets for house hold and similar purposes fused plugs, socket outlets for appliances, switched socket outlets without […]

February 4, 2014