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.

UAE: TRA Announces Shutdown of 2G Network (GSM) in the UAE by the End of 2022

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced that the shutdown of the 2G network (GSM) in the UAE will take place at the end of 2022, with directing resources allocated to 5G to support new […]

June 30, 2020
JORDAN: TRC Approves Instructions for IoT

The Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, Dr. Eng. Ghazi Al-Jabour, announced that the Board of Commissioners of the Commission has approved the instructions for Internet of things (IoT). Mr. Jabour stressed […]

June 29, 2020
INDIA: Implementation of Phase II of MTCTE

The Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecommunications Equipment (MTCTE) regime shall be mandatory from Oct. 1st, 2020 for the following equipment: 1. Transmission Terminal Equipment (SDH Equipment, Multiplexing Equipment) 2. PON Family of broadband Equipment […]

June 26, 2020
COVID-19 Worldwide Impact – June 25th, 2020

Given the current state of affairs surrounding COVID-19, governments, regulators, and laboratories all around the world have started to implement measures to decrease the probability of infection among their staff. This is a summary of […]

June 25, 2020
BRAZIL: Reminder – ANATEL Made Mandatory Acts during April 2020 for Operational Procedures

The final date for comments has ended for the following: Act nº 2220, Act nº 2221, and Act nº 2222. And as a reminder, these three Acts came into force during April of 2020. 1) […]

June 24, 2020
TURKEY: Draft Regulation on the Amendment to the Regulation regarding Registration of Devices with Electronic Identity Information

With the decision of Information Technologies and Communication Board dated 09.06.2020 and numbered 2020 / İK-BTD / 171, there will be 30 (thirty) days for public opinion to be taken in the “Draft Regulation on […]

June 23, 2020
CANADA: Land Mobile and Fixed Equipment Operating in the Frequency Range 1.705 MHz to 30 MHz (RSS-125)

Radio Standards Specification RSS-125, issue 3, Land Mobile and Fixed Equipment Operating in the Frequency Range 1.705 MHz to 30 MHz, replaces RSS-125, issue 2. Recap of changes: Expanded the scope of the standard to permit […]

June 23, 2020
CANADA: Auction of Spectrum Licenses in the 3500 MHz Band

ISED released a document (SLPB-001-20) establishing the Policy and Licensing Framework for Spectrum in the 3500 MHz Band, which contains ISED decisions with respect to the auction process for licenses in this band, auction format and […]

June 23, 2020
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