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.

EUROPEAN UNION: December 20th Marks 1 Year Since Standard IEC 62368-1 Came Into Force

We want to inform our readers that December 20th, 2019, marks one year from the date of entry into force of the Standard IEC 62368-1, as it was informed in the EU’s Official Journal C209 of June 15 th, 2018. […]

December 20, 2019
SOUTH AFRICA: ICASA’s Offices Will Close for the Holidays

ICASA has recently notified about their offices closing from December 13, 2019, to January  2, 2020. Activities will resume once the holiday-break is over.

December 19, 2019
MEXICO: Economy Secretary Publishes NOM-221/2-SCFI-2018

On December 12th, The Economy Secretary published the Official Mexican Standard NOM-221/2-SCFI-2018, which establishes the Technical specifications of mobile terminal equipment that can make use of the radio spectrum or be connected to telecommunications networks. […]

December 19, 2019
MEXICO: Public Consultation on Proposed Draft Guidelines for The Homologation of Telecommunication Products

The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) will receive comments from any interested party regarding the “Proposed Draft Guidelines for Homologation of products, equipment, devices or devices intended for telecommunications or broadcasting”. The proposal wants to establish […]

December 19, 2019
MALAYSIA: New Requirements for Devices With IPV6

MCMC published new guidelines for the approval of devices with IPV6 technology. It regulates market access for those products in Malaysia. These include devices with a direct external connection, such as access points, gateway devices […]

December 17, 2019
RUSSIA: New RoHS Customs Union Regulation Comes Into Force March 2020

The Eurasian Economic Union has published resolution No. 113 which establishes the technical regulation ТР ЕАЭС 037/2016 “on the limitation of the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic radio products”. This new RoHS […]

December 15, 2019
ARGENTINA: Safety Certification Exclusively Under S-Mark, Type Scheme Only with Authorization

This is a reminder in regards to the Safety certification in Argentina. According to the Article 9 from the Resolution SC N° 169/2018, as of January 1, 2020, the product safety certification shall be carried […]

December 15, 2019
UNITED STATES: FCC Began 37 GHz , 39 GHz, and 47 GHz License Auctions

As announced, the FCC has started its auction for licenses for the upper 37 GHz, 39 GHz, and 47 GHz bands. Bidding started on December 10th. According to the FCC, this is the largest quantity […]

December 12, 2019
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