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AZERBAIJAN: MINCOM to Begin Requesting In-Country Testing Process, Doubling Process Time
January 31, 2017

As of January 2017, the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies Republic of Azerbaijan is requesting samples for telecommunications certification. The process time has now doubled from a 2-week documentary process to an in-country testing […]

EUROPEAN UNION: New Regulations to be Adopted Under Directive 2014/53/EU
January 31, 2017

In regards to Article 10(10) of Directive 2014/53/E, the Directive 1999/5/EC has been repealed and the market for radio equipment has been made available. The following three points have been adopted under Directive 2014/53/E: (1) […]

ECUADOR: ARCOTEL Opens Public Hearing in Feb for Resolution ARCOTEL-2016
January 31, 2017

The Directory of the Telecommunications Regulation and Control Agency (ARCOTEL) drafted a regulation for type approval: Resolution ARCOTEL of December 29 2016. A public hearing will take place on February 7, 2017 at which individuals […]

VIETNAM: MIC to Allow Type Approval Applications for LTE Technology this October
January 31, 2017

On January 12, 2017, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) of Vietnam officially announced a 3rd draft, Circular 42/2016/TT-BTTTT, which is set to replace 05/2014/TT-BTTTT on October 1, 2017. It is worth noting: Type […]

COLOMBIA: CRC Extends Resolution Deadline for Equipment Operating in AWS and 2500MHz Bands
January 27, 2017

On December 21, 2016, the CRC published Resolution CRC 5068, which states that the ‘coming into effect’ date for type approval standards for data equipment and other equipment operating in the AWS and 2500 MHz […]

ECUADOR: Public Hearings to be Held for ‘Type Approval Regulations and Terminal Certification for Telecommunications Equipment’
January 26, 2017

The Board of ARCOTEL invites the general public to participate in three public hearings that will discuss the current project: ‘Type Approval Regulations and Terminal Certification for Telecommunications Equipment.’ This project is in compliance with […]

FINLAND: 700 MHZ Frequencies introduced for Wireless Broadband
January 26, 2017

On January 10, 2017, The Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (FICORA) announced that the spectrum of 700 MHz Frequencies is now usable for Wireless Broadband starting on February 1, 2017. Prior to these changes, the 700 […]

CHILE: Resolution 755 Updated
January 26, 2017

On January 23, 2017, The National Congress of Chile updated Resolution 755 in order to fix technical standards for the unlicensed use of short range devices. There are three key points to note from the […]