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.

CANADA: New Requirements For Wireless Device Testing Laboratories

The Authority Innovation, Science and Economic Development of Canada (ISED) published new requirements for laboratories testing wireless devices. The rules became effective from March 15, 2019. Starting from this date, all testing laboratories of wireless devices must be recognized […]

April 30, 2019
USA: Amendment Published for Mobile Radio Spectrum Bands Above 24 GHz

On April 25th, 2019, the FCC published an amendment to the publication of February 7th, 2019 (view post from Feb 7th by clicking here) covering the amendment for Amateur Satellite Radiolocation. Please refer to original document […]

April 30, 2019
INDONESIA: SDPPI Requires Local Testing for Certification Once Again

During April 24th, 2019, the Directorate General of Post and Informatics (SDPPI) of Indonesia published regulation “KEPDIRJEN POSTEL No. 138 Year 2019″ regarding international test lab recognition for tablets, cellular phones, and handheld computers. Four […]

April 30, 2019
INDIA: BIS Sets March 2020 as Final Depletion Date for Secondary Battery Standards

BIS informed on March of 2019 there is a final depletion date for Secondary Battery Standards (nickel and also lithium batteries). • IS 16046 (Part 1): 2018/ IEC 62133-1: 2017 – Nickel System • IS […]

April 30, 2019
BRAZIL: ANATEL Publishes Public Consultation, Impacting Transceivers for Radio Base Stations

On April 17th, 2019, ANATEL of Brazil published Public Consultation No. 11 proposing to update the technical requirements and test procedures applicable to the conformity assessment of the Base Station Transceiver product to include criteria […]

April 23, 2019
EGYPT: ICT Minister and ITU Secretary General Sign Agreement to Host WRC-19 October 2019

The Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat and the Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao have signed an agreement to host the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19) and the Radiocommunication Assembly […]

April 16, 2019
INDIA: WPC Updates the Policy and Procedure for Equipment Type Approval

On February 26th, 2019, the Wireless Planning Coordination (WPC) wing of the Department of Telecommunications of India issued a modification in the policy of Type Approval process for certain categories of wireless equipment that uses […]

April 12, 2019
CANADA: ISED Publishes Consultation RSS-181 to Set Requirements to Certify Equipment for Maritime Services

On April 4th, 2019, the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) published the consultation RSS-181 to receive comments that set the requirements to certify equipment for maritime services. The main proposed changes are […]

April 12, 2019
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