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.

SWITZERLAND: Draft revision of the Ordinance of the Swiss Federal Office of Communications on Telecommunications Equipment

The proposal aims to strengthen and complete the existing rules and to improve practical aspects of their application and enforcement. In addition to the increase of the safety and consumer protection, it will also increase […]

March 27, 2015
MALAYSIA: New Self Labelling Requirements

New Self Labelling requirements for Malaysia SIRIM will stop issuance of Physical Label as normal practice and fully implement SLP on June 1st, 2015. This change will be fully implemented by June 1, 2015. The […]

CANADA: Health Canada’s Radiofrequency Exposure Guidelines – Safety Code 6

Health Canada’s mandate regarding human exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic energy from wireless devices is to carry out research into possible health effects, monitor the scientific literature related to such effects, and develop exposure guidelines. The […]

March 22, 2015
Brazil: Public Consult – Proposal for Modification on the Rules About Channeling and Usage Conditions of the Radiofrequency Band of 380 MHz – 400 MHz.

This public consult aims to : Assign  the  388,000 MHz to 389,900 MHz and  398,000 MHz to  399,900 MHz Bands to the Private Limited Service in applications of public safety and civil defense, on a […]

March 17, 2015
RUSSIA: Product Certification According to TR CU – Key Date

On February 15th, 2013 three Custom union Technical regulations (CU TR for short) come into force: – On safety of machinery and equipment – On safety of low-voltage equipment – Electromagnetic compatibility of technical devices. […]

March 15, 2015
PARAGUAY: Conatel Will Present Its Latest Telecommunications Act

The president of the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), Eduardo Neri Gonzalez, said yesterday that no later than next week, the call would be made public hearing to discuss aspects of the draft amendment of Law […]

March 12, 2015
USA – Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Standards and Guidelines updated

U.S. Access Board (the Board) has released for public comment a proposed rule updating accessibility standards for information and communication technology (ICT) in the federal sector covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. The […]

March 10, 2015
CUBA: IDT Begins Handling Direct ILD Calls To Cuba

IDT Telecom has begun handling direct international long-distance (ILD) calls between the US and Cuba, making it the first US-based telecoms company with a direct connection to the island.  Last month Newark, New Jersey-based IDT […]

March 9, 2015
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