Regulatory Updates


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AUSTRALIA: Government Backs All 27 Recommendations to Reshape ACMA

On May 22, 2017, Australia’s communication minister announced its support for the Australian Communication and Media Authority (ACMA) reforms after being reviewed by the Department of Communications and the Arts (DCA). There are a total […]

May 22, 2017
COLOMBIA: CMIIT Certificate Not Comparable to CRC Standard, Terminal Equipment Will be Blocked

On Thursday, May 11, 2017, The Communications Regulatory Commission (CRC) of Colombia notified the public that the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (CMIIT) certification standard is not comparable to the homologation standard that is […]

May 18, 2017
EUROPEAN UNION: Updated Draft to Impact Short-range Devices

On May 9, 2017, the European Commission published the Implementing Decision draft which will repeal Decision 2006/804/EC and replace the technical annex with an updated version due to the rapid changes in technology and the […]

May 10, 2017
MEXICO: 57-64 GHz Frequency Band Now Classified as Free Spectrum

On May 9, 2017, The Federal Institute of Telecommunication (IFT) classified the 57-64 GHz frequency band as free spectrum. “The telecommunication industry is in constant innovation, which allows the users to access more and better […]

May 9, 2017
MEXICO: New Assessment Conformity for Homologation of Cellular Devices and FM Receivers

On April 27, 2017, according to the official gazette of Mexico, The Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) issued the technical arrangement IFT-011-2017 which overviews the “specifications of mobile terminal equipment that can make use of […]

May 5, 2017
MEXICO: IFT Proposed Draft for the Use and Utilization of Frequency Bands of the Radioelectric Spectrum for Secondary Use

On April 10, 2017, The Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) in an effort to bring transparency to its new regulations, it is seeking comments, opinions, and contributions in regards to the following draft: “Granting proof […]

May 4, 2017
MEXICO: IFT Opens Public Draft for 10 MHz of Available Radio Spectrum in 440-450 MHz Band

The Federal Institute of Telecommunications is currently receiving public comments, opinions, and additional input for parties interested in the following draft: “Project of Public Tender Bases to grant the use, exploitation and commercial exploitation of […]

May 4, 2017