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.

JAPAN: Proposal of Amendment of the Technical Standards of the Low-Power Wireless System

The Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), published an outline with the proposal to amend the existing regulations for radio equipment. The need of the country is to increase available channels of radio […]

April 28, 2016
EUROPEAN UNION: The EN 62368-1:2014 Standard Will be Mandatory in 2019

The Safety Requirement Standard, known as, the IEC EN 62368-1:2014, is a performance oriented and Hazard Based Safety Engineering (HBSE) Standard, which classifies energy sources, prescribes safety guards against those energy sources, and provides guidance […]

April 27, 2016
NIGERIA: NCC Will Hold an Auction for Spectrum Available at 2.6 GHz

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), influenced by the need to open up the space for the delivery of broadband services to subscribers and according to the Nigerian National broadband Plan of 2013, decided to auction […]

April 21, 2016
NEW ZEALAND: The MBIE Released a Public Consultation for Unallocated Spectrum Between 174 – 230MHz

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) of New Zealand, published a public consultation on its website seeking comments from the industry and the public about the possible uses for the 174 – 230MHz […]

April 21, 2016
SOUTH KOREA: Spectrum Auction Will Begin This Month

A spectrum auction will be conducted in South Korea by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. A total of five spectrum blocks will be auctioned in the 700 MHz, 1.8 GHz, 2.1 GHz […]

April 20, 2016
VIETNAM: MIC Will Ask for a DoC For Some Equipments

The Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) of Vietnam, has announced that starting October 1, 2016, a Declaration of Conformity (DoC) will be mandatory for mobile batteries, tablet PC’s and notebooks. The new required standards […]

April 19, 2016
ECUADOR: National Frequency Plan Modification Announced by ARCOTEL

The Ecuadorian Agency for Regulation and Control of the Telecommunications (ARCOTEL), announced through the resolution 03-02-ARCOTEL-2016 a modification of the National Frequency Plan in the 525-535 KHz, 894-960 MHz, 12.2-12.7 GHz, 57-64 GHz ranges and […]

April 14, 2016
VENEZUELA: Lead Time in CONATEL is Prolonged Until Further Notice

Recently, the Venezuela Government has implemented an emergency plan to save electricity in the country due to the economic crisis and severe power shortage. The measure applies across the public sector. Part of their plan requires […]

April 14, 2016
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