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  • Language: Portuguese
  • Region: Africa
  • Capital: Bissau
  • Currency: CFA franc
  • Population: 1,726,170 (July 2015 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $2.677 billion (2015 est.)
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 1.1 million (2014 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 90 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 56,100 (2014 est.)

Telecommunication

Safety

Albania

  • Language: Albanian 98.8% (official - derived from Tosk dialect), Greek 0.5%, other 0.6% (including Macedonian, Romani, Vlach, Turkish, Italian, and Serbo-Croatian), unspecified 0.1% (2011 est.)
  • Region: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea and Ionian Sea, between Greece to the south and Montenegro and Kosovo to the north
  • Capital: Tirana
  • Currency: leke (ALL)
  • Population: 3,047,987 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $35.97 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 126
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 3,369,756 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1.7 million (2012 est.)
  • Internet Users: 2,016,516 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 248,640 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Vodafone
    • Telekom
    • ALBtelecom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Electronic and Postal Communications Authority (AKEP)
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: CE Marking
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Algeria

  • Language: Arabic (official), French (lingua franca), Berber or Tamazight (official); dialects include Kabyle Berber (Taqbaylit), Shawiya Berber (Tacawit), Mzab Berber, Tuareg Berber (Tamahaq)
  • Region: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia
  • Capital: Algiers
  • Currency: Algerian dinars (DZD)
  • Population: 40,969,443 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $632.9 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 37
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 47,041,321 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 676 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 17,291,463 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 3,404,709 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Agency of frequency (ANF)
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: Yes
  • Lead Time Average: 10 weeks
  • Family certificate: In some cases

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: No
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label:

Andorra

  • Language: Catalan (official), French, Castilian, Portuguese
  • Region: Southwestern Europe, Pyrenees mountains, on the border between France and Spain
  • Capital: Andorra la Vella
  • Currency: euros (EUR)
  • Population: 76,965 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $3.327 billion (2015 est.)
  • Rank: 186
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 71,132 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 28,383 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 83,887 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 38,694 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Andorra Telecom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ARTPA
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Angola

  • Language: Portuguese 71.2% (official), Umbundu 23%, Kikongo 8.2%, Kimbundu 7.8%, Chokwe 6.5%, Nhaneca 3.4%, Nganguela 3.1%, Fiote 2.4%, Kwanhama 2.3%, Muhumbi 2.1%, Luvale 1%, other 3.6%
  • Region: Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Capital: Luanda
  • Currency: kwanza (AOA)
  • Population: 29,310,273 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $190.3 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 67
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 13,001,124 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 20,703 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 2,622,403 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 304,493 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Main lot:

    -Movitel;
    -Unitel;
    -Angola Telecom.
    Secundary lot:
    -Itelnet;
    -MS Telcom;
    -Movicel;
    -Multitel;
    -Startel.

Telecommunication

Safety

Anguilla

  • Language: English
  • Region: Caribbean
  • Capital: The Valley
  • Currency: East Caribbean dollars (XCD)
  • Population: 17,087 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $175.4 million (2009 est.)
  • Rank: 223
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 26,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 269 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 13,665 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 6,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Flow
    • Digicel
    • Weblinks

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry of Infrastructure Communications & Utilities and Housing
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 1 week
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Antigua and Barbuda

  • Language: English (official), Antiguan creole
  • Region: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east-southeast of Puerto Rico
  • Capital: Saint John's
  • Currency: East Caribbean dollars
  • Population: 94,731 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $2.393 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 195
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 180.000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 11,532 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 60.000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 22.504 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • APUA
    • Digicel
    • FLOW

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry of Information, Broadcasting & Telecommunications
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: Not Required
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Argentina

  • Language: Spanish
  • Region: Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay
  • Capital: Buenos Aires
  • Currency: Argentine pesos (ARS)
  • Population: 44,293,293 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $920.2 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 28
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 63,723,692 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 11.232 million
  • Internet Users: 30,786,889 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 9,938,630 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Movistar
    • Claro
    • Personal
    • Nextel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ENACOM
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 8 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: IRAM
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES, possible to use reports from other countries.
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks- if no in-country testing required
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label:

Armenia

  • Language: Armenian (official) 97.9%, Kurdish (spoken by Yezidi minority) 1%, other 1%
  • Region: Southwestern Asia, between Turkey (to the west) and Azerbaijan; note - Armenia views itself as part of Europe; geopolitically, it can be classified as falling within Europe, the Middle East, or both
  • Capital: Yerevan
  • Currency: Drams (AMD)
  • Population: 3,045,191 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $28.28 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 137
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 3,434,567 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 194,142 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,891,775 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 531,624 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • MTS
    • Ucom
    • Beeline

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Public Services Regulatory Commission
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: ՀՏԿ Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Institute of Standards (SARM)
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: Depends on the equipment
  • Country Label: N/A

Aruba

  • Language: EnglishPapiamento (official), Spanish, English
  • Region: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Venezuela
  • Capital: Oranjestad
  • Currency: Aruban Guilder, Florin
  • Population: 115,120 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $2.516 billion (2009 est.)
  • Rank: 192
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 141,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 40,560
  • Internet Users: 106,309 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 35,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Digicel
    • MIO
    • SetarNV

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: DTZ
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Australia

  • Language: English 72.7%, Mandarin 2.5%, Arabic 1.4%, Cantonese 1.2%, Vietnamese 1.2%, Italian 1.2%, Greek 1%, other 14.8%, unspecified 6.5%
  • Region: Oceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean
  • Capital: Canberra
  • Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD)
  • Population: 23,232,413 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.246 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 20
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 27.553 million (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 17.081 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 20,288,409 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 8.46 million (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Telstra
    • Optus
    • Vodafone

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Australian Communications and Media Authority
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: Varies by Product
  • Lead Time Average: 1 week
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Austria

  • Language: German (official nationwide) 88.6%, Turkish 2.3%, Serbian 2.2%, Croatian (official in Burgenland) 1.6%, other (includes Slovene, official in South Carinthia, and Hungarian, official in Burgenland) 5.3% (2001 est.)
  • Region: Central Europe, north of Italy and Slovenia
  • Capital: Vienna
  • Currency: EURO (EUR)
  • Population: 8,754,413 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $439.6 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 46
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 14.27 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 3.512 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 7,346,055 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 3,567,200 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Azerbaijan

  • Language: Azerbaijani (Azeri) (official) 92.5%, Russian 1.4%, Armenian 1.4%, other 4.7% (2009 est.)
  • Region: Southwestern Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Russia, with a small European portion north of the Caucasus range
  • Capital: Baku
  • Currency: Azerbaijani manats (AZN)
  • Population: 9,961,396 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $171.8 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 74
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 10.189 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 46,856 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 7,720,502 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,700,233 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Azercell Telecom
    • Bakcell Telecom
    • Nar Mobile
    • Aztrank
    • Nakhtel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: AZSTAND
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 8 weeks
  • Family certificate: Depends on the equipment
  • Country Label: N/A

Bahamas

  • Language: English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants)
  • Region: chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba
  • Capital: Nassau
  • Currency: Bahamian dollars (BSD)
  • Population: 329,988 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $11.6 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 157
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 360,200 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 20,661 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 261,853 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 121,088 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    BTC

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Utilities Regulation & Competition Authority
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Bahrain

  • Language: Arabic (official), English, Farsi, Urdu
  • Region: ASIA, Middle East, archipelago in the Persian Gulf, east of Saudi Arabia
  • Capital: Manama
  • Currency: Bahraini dinars (BHD)
  • Population: 1,410,942 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $70.44 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 99
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 2,994,865 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 47,727 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,351,326 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 279,864 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Batelco
    • Zain
    • Viva

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 1 week
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Barbados

  • Language: English (official), Bajan (English-based creole language, widely spoken in informal settings)
  • Region: Caribbean, island in the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela
  • Capital: Bridgetown
  • Currency: Barbadian dollars (BBD)
  • Population: 292,336 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $5.244 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 178
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 332,208 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1,524 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 231,883 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 139,715 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • FLOW
    • DIGICEL
    • SUNBEACH
    • Ozone Wireless

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Integrated Government Access Barbados (IGA)
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: It follows FCC standards.

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Belarus

  • Language: Russian (official) 70.2%, Belarusian (official) 23.4%, other 3.1% (includes small Polish- and Ukrainian-speaking minorities), unspecified 3.3% (2009 est.)
  • Region: EUROPE, Eastern Europe, east of Poland
  • Capital: Minsk
  • Currency: Belarusian rubles (BYB/BYR)
  • Population: 9,549,747 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $178.9 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 72
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 11,439,866 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 295,217 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 6,805,786 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 4,515,382 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Federal Accreditation Service ROSAKKREDITACIA
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: EAC Mark
  • Country Label:

Belgium

  • Language: Dutch (official) 60%, French (official) 40%, German (official) less than 1%
  • Region: EUROPE,Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between France and the Netherlands
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Currency: Euro (€) (EUR)
  • Population: 11,491,346 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $528.5 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 38
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 12,550,821 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 5.192 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 9,870,734 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 4,371,055 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Proximus
    • BASE
    • Orange

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Belgian Institute for Postal Services and Telecommunications
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Belize

  • Language: English 62.9% (official), Spanish 56.6%, Creole 44.6%
  • Region: Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Mexico
  • Capital: Belmopan
  • Currency: Belizean dollars (BZD)
  • Population: 360,346 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $3.211 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 187
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 227,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 3,392 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 157,735 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 23,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Digicel
    • Smart

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: PUC
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Benin

  • Language: French (official), Fon and Yoruba (most common vernaculars in south), tribal languages (at least six major ones in north)
  • Region: AFRICA, Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Nigeria and Togo
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF)
  • Population: 11,038,805 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $25.33 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 142
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 9,493,400 (July 2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 491 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,288,336 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 124,883 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • MTN
    • Moov
    • Glo
    • BBcom
    • Libercom

     

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ARCEP Autorité de Régulation des Communications Electroniques et de la Poste
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 8 Weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ARCEP Autorité de Régulation des Communications Electroniques et de la Poste
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label:

Bermuda

  • Language: English (official), Portuguese
  • Region: North America, group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, east of South Carolina (US)
  • Capital: Hamilton
  • Currency: Bermudian dollars (BMD)
  • Population: 70,864 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $6.127 billion (2016 est.)
  • Rank: 173
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 59,500 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 20,040 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 69,126 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 29,200 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Cellular One
    • Digicel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Regulatory Authority of Bermuda (RAB)
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Bhutan

  • Language: Sharchhopka 28%, Dzongkha (official) 24%, Lhotshamkha 22%, other 26% (includes foreign languages)
  • Region: Asia, Bhutan is located on the southern slopes of the eastern Himalayas, landlocked between the Tibet
  • Capital: Thimphu
  • Currency: Ngultrum (BTN)
  • Population: 817,054 (July 2018 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $8.708 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 169
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 698,373 (2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 14,590 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 313,347 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 21,081 (2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Bhutan Telecom
    Tashi Cell

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Bhutan Information Communications & Media Authority
  • Local Representative: Yes
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: No
  • Country Label:

Safety

Bolivia

  • Language: Spanish (official) 60.7%, Quechua (official) 21.2%, Aymara (official) 14.6%, foreign languages 2.4%, Guarani (official) 0.6%, other native languages 0.4%, none 0.1%
  • Region: Central South America, southwest of Brazil
  • Capital: La Paz
  • Currency: Bolivianos (BOB)
  • Population: 11,138,234 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $83.55 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 94
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 10,106,216 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 180,988 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 4,354,678 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 867,346 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Tigo
    • Entel
    • Viva

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ATT
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Bosnia

  • Language: Bosnian (official) 52.9%, Serbian (official) 30.8%, Croatian (official) 14.6%, other 1.6%, no answer 0.2% (2013 est.)
  • Region: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea and Croatia
  • Capital: Sarajevo
  • Currency: konvertibilna markas (BAM)
  • Population: 3,856,181 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $44.62 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 112
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 3,404,043 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 155,252 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 2,677,502 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 744,991 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • BH Mobile
    • m:tel
    • HT Eronet

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Self Declaration
  • Regulatory Authorities: Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority
  • Local Representative: No
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 6 Weeks
  • Family certificate: Yes

Safety

Botswana

  • Language: Setswana 77.3%, Sekalanga 7.4%, Shekgalagadi 3.4%, English (official) 2.8%, Zezuru/Shona 2%, Sesarwa 1.7%, Sembukushu 1.6%, Ndebele 1%, other 2.8% (2011 est.)
  • Region: AFRICA, Southern Africa, north of South Africa
  • Capital: Gaborone
  • Currency: Botswana Pula (BWP)
  • Population: 2,214,858 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $38.86 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 121
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 3,288,986 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1,806 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 869,610 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 142,122 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Mascom
    • Orange
    • Be mobile

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Brazil

  • Language: Portuguese (official and most widely spoken language)
  • Region: Eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean
  • Capital: Brasilia
  • Currency: Reals (BRL)
  • Population: 207,353,391 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $3.24 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 9
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 244,067,356 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 26.577 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 122,841,218 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 41,842,233 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    •  Vivo
    • Claro
    • Oi
    • TIM
    • Nextel
    • Algar Telecom
    • Sercomtel
    • SurfTelecom
    • Sky Brazil

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ANATEL
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 7 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: Res. 506: Este equipamento opera em caráter secundário, isto é, não tem direito a proteção contra interferência prejudicial, mesmo de estações do mesmo tipo, e não pode causar interferência a sistemas operando em caráter primário.
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Inmetro
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES - possible to use reports from other countries.
  • Lead Time Average: 4 Weeks- If no in-country testing Req.
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label:

British Virgin Islands

  • Language: English (official)
  • Region: Caribbean, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico
  • Capital: Road Town
  • Currency: United States Dollar
  • Population: 35,015 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $500 million (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 214
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 42,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 505
  • Internet Users: 14,600 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 12,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • CCT
    • FLOW
    • Digicel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of BVI
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Brunei

  • Language: Malay (Bahasa Melayu) (official), English, Chinese dialects
  • Region: Asia, Southeastern Asia, along the northern coast of the island of Borneo, bordering the South China Sea and Malaysia
  • Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
  • Currency: Bruneian dollars (BND)
  • Population: 443,593 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $33.54 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 129
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 544,732 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 49,457 (2012 est.)
  • Internet Users: 306,000 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 74,213 (2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Progresif cellular
    DSTCom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry (AITI)
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 2 Weeks
  • Family certificate: No
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: No

Bulgaria

  • Language: Bulgarian (official) 76.8%, Turkish 8.2%, Romani 3.8%, other 0.7%, unspecified 10.5% (2011 est.)
  • Region: EUROPE, Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Romania and Turkey
  • Capital: Sofia
  • Currency: Bulgarian Leva (BGN)
  • Population: 7,101,510 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $153.1 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 77
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 8,973,869 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 976,277 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 4,274,328 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,478,975 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • A1
    • Telenor
    • Vivacom
    • T.Com
    • Bulsatcom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Communications Regulation Commission
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Burkina Faso

  • Language: French (official), native African languages belonging to Sudanic family spoken by 90% of the population
  • Region: Africa, Western Africa, north of Ghana
  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF)
  • Population: 20,107,509 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $35.78 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 127
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 15,404,040 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 14.447 million
  • Internet Users: 2,723,950 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 75,727 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    1 Telmob (Onatel)
    2 Orange
    3 Telecel Faso

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ARCE Autorité de régulation des communications électroniques
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 Weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: Not yet available for Burkina Faso

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ARCE Autorité de régulation des communications électroniques
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 2 Weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label:

Burundi

  • Language: Kirundi 29.7% (official), Kirundi and other language 9.1%, French (official); French and other language 0.3%, Swahili; Swahili and other language 0.2% (along Lake Tanganyika and in the Bujumbura area), English (official); English and other language 0.06%, more than 2 languages 3.7%, unspecified 56.9%
  • Region: AFRICA, Central Africa, east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, west of Tanzania
  • Capital: Bujumbura
  • Currency: Burundi francs (BIF)
  • Population: 11,466,756 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $7.99 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 165
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 5,357,816 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 229 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 574,236 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 19,540 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Econet Leo
    • Lumitel
    • ONAMOB
    • Smart Mobile

Telecommunication

  • Regulatory Authorities: Agence de Régulation et de Contrôle des Communications
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 3 Weeks

Safety

Cambodia

  • Language: Khmer (official) 96.3%, other 3.7% (2008 est.)
  • Region: ASIA, Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos
  • Capital: Phnom Penh
  • Currency: Riels (KHR)
  • Population: 16,204,486 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $64.25 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 105
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 18,572,973 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 13,784 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 4,080,372 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 132,911 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Metfone
    Cellcard-Mobitel
    qb
    Cootel
    Smart Axiata
    Seatel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC)
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: In Some Cases
  • Regulatory Authorities: ISC Institute of Standards of Cambodia
  • Local Representative: No
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 4 Weeks
  • Family certificate: Yes

Cameroon

  • Language: 24 major African language groups, English (official), French (official)
  • Region: Africa, Central Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria
  • Capital: Yaounde
  • Currency: Cooperation Financiere en Afrique Centrale francs (XAF)
  • Population: 24,994,885 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $88.86 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 90
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 18,717,503 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 10,207 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 6,090,201 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,051,073 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Cameroon Telecommunications Corp. CAMTEL
    • Nexttel
    • MTN Cameroon
    • Yoomee
    • Orange

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: L'Agence de Régulation des Télécommunications (ART)
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 18 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: L'Agence de Régulation des Télécommunications (ART)
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 18 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Canada

  • Language: English (official) 58.7%, French (official) 22%, Punjabi 1.4%, Italian 1.3%, Spanish 1.3%, German 1.3%, Cantonese 1.2%, Tagalog 1.2%, Arabic 1.1%, other 10.5% (2011 est.)
  • Region: Northern North America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean on the east, North Pacific Ocean on the west, and the Arctic Ocean on the north, north of the conterminous US
  • Capital: Ottawa
  • Currency: Canadian dollars (CAD)
  • Population: 35,623,680 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.769 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 18
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 30.752 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 8.743 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 31,770,034 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 15,155,520 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Rogers
    • Telus
    • Bell
    • Freedom Mobile
    • VidéoTron
    • Sasktel
    • TNW Wireless

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: IC - Industry Canada
  • Local Representative: Yes
  • In-Country Testing: Yes
  • Lead Time Average: 4
  • Family certificate: Yes
  • Country Label: IC mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Country Label: Safety Label
  • Country Label:

Cayman Islands

  • Language: English (official) 90.9%, Spanish 4%, Filipino 3.3%, other 1.7%, unspecified 0.1% (2010 est.)
  • Region: Caribbean, three-island group (Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, Little Cayman) in Caribbean Sea, 240 km south of Cuba and 268 km northwest of Jamaica
  • Capital: George Town (on Grand Cayman)
  • Currency: Caymanian dollars (KYD)
  • Population: 58,441 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $2.507 billion (2014 est.)
  • Rank: 193
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 95,656 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 23,472 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 45,242 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 34,116 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Flow Caiman
    • Digicel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: Information & Communications Technology Authority
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 1 week
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Central African Republic

  • Language: French (official), Sangho (lingua franca and national language), tribal languages
  • Region: AFRICA, Central Africa, north of Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Capital: Bangui
  • Currency: Cooperation Financiere en Afrique Centrale francs (XAF)
  • Population: 5,625,118 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $3.373 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 185
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 1,248,346 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 20 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 246,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,964 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Telecel Centrafrique
    • Orange
    • Nationlink
    • Moov

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Agence de Régulation des Tèlecommunications
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 Weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Agence de Régulation des Tèlecommunications
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 8 Weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Chad

  • Language: French (official), Arabic (official), Sara (in south), more than 120 different languages and dialects
  • Region: AFRICA, Central Africa, south of Libya
  • Capital: N'Djamena
  • Currency: Cooperation Financiere en Afrique Centrale francs (XAF)
  • Population: 12,075,985 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $28.56 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 135
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 6,231,009 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 6 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 592,623 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 14,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Tigo
    • Airtel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministere des Postes et des Telecommunications
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministere des Postes et des Telecommunications
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 5 Weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Chile

  • Language: Spanish 99.5% (official), English 10.2%, indigenous 1% (includes Mapudungun, Aymara, Quechua, Rapa Nui), other 2.3%, unspecified 0.2%
  • Region: Southern South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Argentina and Peru
  • Capital: Santiago
  • Currency: Chilean pesos (CLP)
  • Population: 17,789,267 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $451.1 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 45
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 23,302,603 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 2.152 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 11,650,840 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 3,375,037 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Claro
    • Entel
    • Movistar
    • WOM

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: SUBTEL
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: For some electric or electronic products
  • Regulatory Authorities: SEC
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: In Some cases
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

China

  • Language: Standard Chinese or Mandarin (official; Putonghua, based on the Beijing dialect), Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghainese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese), Xiang, Gan, Hakka dialects, minority languages (see Ethnic groups entry)
  • Region: Asia, Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam
  • Capital: Beijing
  • Currency: Renminbi yuan (RMB)
  • Population: 1,379,302,771 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $23.16 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 1
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 1,474.097 million (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 20.602 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 730,723,960 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 193.762 million (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

     

    • China Mobile
    • China Unicom
    • China Telecom

     

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. State Radio Regulation Center
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 4-6 weeks
  • Family certificate: No
  • Country Label: CMIIT ID XXXXYYZZZ: XXXX: Year of approval (e.g., “2011”) YY: A code indicating equipment category. (e.g., “DJ” for a short range devices) ZZZZ: Approval serial number issued by SRRC (State Radio Regulatory Committee). The manufacturer’s name must be exactly the same as the name in the company registration form. The CMIIT ID is provided on the Type Approval Certificate.
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: CQC (China Quality Certification Center)

  • Local Representative: No
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 4-6 weeks
  • Family certificate: Yes
  • Country Label:

Colombia

  • Language: Spanish (official)
  • Region: Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Panama and Venezuela, and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Ecuador and Panama
  • Capital: Santa Fe de Bogota, DC
  • Currency: Colombian Peso (COP)
  • Population: 47,698,524 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $714 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 32
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 58,684,924 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 4.41 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 27,452,550 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 7,115,984 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Claro
    • Movistar
    • Tigo
    • Flash Mobile
    • UNE
    • ETB
    • Avantel
    • Virgin Mobile
    • Movil Exito

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES, Cellular only
  • Regulatory Authorities: CRC
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks LoC / 4 weeks Cellular
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Congo

  • Language: French (official), Lingala and Monokutuba (lingua franca trade languages), many local languages and dialects (of which Kikongo is the most widespread)
  • Region: Africa,Central Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and Gabon
  • Capital: Brazzaville
  • Currency: Cooperation Financiere en Afrique Centrale francs (XAF)
  • Population: 4,954,674 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $28.88 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 134
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 5.424 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 45 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 362,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 17,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Airtel
    • MTN
    • Azur

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: L'Office des Postes et des Telecommunication
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: In some Cases
  • Country Label: Not yet available for Congo

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES but only documental
  • Regulatory Authorities: L'Office des Postes et des Telecommunication
  • Country Label: Not required so far

Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Language: French (official), Lingala (a lingua franca trade language), Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba
  • Region: Africa, Central Africa, northeast of Angola
  • Capital: KINSHASA
  • Currency: Congolese francs (CDF)
  • Population: 83,301,151 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $68.45 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 102
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 28,889,317 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 2,515 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 3.016 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: N/A (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -Vodacom
    -Africell
    -Airtel
    -Orange
    -Tigo
    -SuperCell
    -Sematel
    -U-Com
    -Smile

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Société congolaise des postes et des télécommunications
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: Not yet available for Dem. Republic of Congo

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES but only documental

Costa Rica

  • Language: Spanish (official), English
  • Region: Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Nicaragua and Panama
  • Capital: San Jose
  • Currency: Costa Rican colones (CRC)
  • Population: 4,930,258 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $83.85 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 93
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 8,330,664 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 147,258 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 3,217,277 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 849,826 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Kolbi
    Movistar
    Claro

    Tuyo Movil

    FullMovil

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: SUTEL
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES Cellular / No-Terminal equipment
  • Lead Time Average: 2-4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Ivory Coast

  • Language: French (official), 60 native dialects of which Dioula is the most widely spoken
  • Region: AFRICA, Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Ghana and Liberia
  • Capital: Yamoussoukro
  • Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF)
  • Population: 24,184,810 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $96.92 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 87
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 27,451,250 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 9,115 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 6,297,676 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 289,108 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • MTN
    • Orange
    • Moov
    • Koz
    • GreenN
    • Warid
    • Mobile Cafe
    • YooMee

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ATCI
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 8 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Croatia

  • Language: Croatian (official) 95.6%, Serbian 1.2%, other 3% (including Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, and Albanian), unspecified 0.2% (2011 est.)
  • Region: EUROPE, Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia
  • Capital: Zagreb
  • Currency: Croatian kuna (HRK)
  • Population: 4,292,095 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $101.3 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 86
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 4,414,347 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 729,420 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 3,135,949 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,435,977 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Hrvatski Telekom
    • Vip
    • Tele2

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Croatian Post and Electronic Communications Agency
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Cuba

  • Language: Spanish (official)
  • Region: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, 150 km south of Key West, Florida
  • Capital: La Habana
  • Currency: Cuban pesos (CUP)
  • Population: 11,147,407 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $137 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 79
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 3,987,900 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 3,244 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 4,334,022 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,322,002 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    The Cellular Telephone Company of Cuba (CUBACEL)

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: MINCOM
  • Local Representative: No
  • In-Country Testing: Yes
  • Lead Time Average: 3
  • Family certificate: No
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

Curacao

  • Language: Papiamento (official) (a creole language that is a mixture of Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, English, and, to a lesser extent, French, as well as elements of African languages and the language of the Arawak) 81.2%, Dutch (official) 8%, Spanish 4%, English (official) 2.9%, other 3.9% (2001 census)
  • Region: Caribbean, an island in the Caribbean Sea, 55 km off the coast of Venezuela
  • Capital: Willemstad
  • Currency: Netherlands Antillean guilders (ANG)
  • Population: 149,648 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $3.128 billion (2012 est.)
  • Rank: Not Available
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: Not Available
  • Internet Hosts: Not Available
  • Internet Users: 138,750 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: Not Available
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Digicel
    • Chippie

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Bureau of Telecommunications and Post
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Cyprus

  • Language: Greek (official) 80.9%, Turkish (official) 0.2%, English 4.1%, Romanian 2.9%, Russian 2.5%, Bulgarian 2.2%, Arabic 1.2%, Filipino 1.1%, other 4.3%, unspecified 0.6%
  • Region: EUROPE, Middle East, island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey; note - Cyprus views itself as part of Europe; geopolitically, it can be classified as falling within Europe, the Middle East, or both
  • Capital: Nicosia (Lefkosia/Lefkosa)
  • Currency: EURO (EUR)
  • Population: 1,221,549 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $31.59 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 130
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 1,133,780 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 252,013 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 915,036 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 320,573 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • MTN
    • CYTA
    • PrimeTel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Office of Electronic Communications & Postal Regulation
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Czech Republic

  • Language: Czech (official) 95.4%, Slovak 1.6%, other 3% (2011 census)
  • Region: EUROPE, Central Europe, between Germany, Poland, Slovakia, and Austria
  • Capital: Prague
  • Currency: koruny (CZK)
  • Population: 10,674,723 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $375.7 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 50
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 12,485,045 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 4.148 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 8,141,303 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,758,590 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • T-Mobile
    • O2
    • Vodafone

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: The Czech Telecommunication Office
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Denmark

  • Language: Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect), German (small minority) English is the predominant second language
  • Region: Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, on a peninsula north of Germany (Jutland); also includes several major islands (Sjaelland, Fyn, and Bornholm)
  • Capital: Copenhagen
  • Currency: Danish kroner (DKK)
  • Population: 5,605,948 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $286.8 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 61
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 6,985,035 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 4.297 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 5,424,169 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,557,101 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -TDC
    -TELENOR
    -TELIA
    -3 TRE
    -NET 1

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Danish Business Authority
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Djibouti

  • Language: French (official), Arabic (official), Somali, Afar
  • Region: Africa, Eastern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, between Eritrea and Somalia
  • Capital: Djibouti
  • Currency: Djiboutian francs (DJF)
  • Population: 865,267 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $3.632 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 182
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 345,246 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 215 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 111,212 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 24,925 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Evatis

Telecommunication

  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministere de la Communication et de la Culture, charge des Postes et Telecommincations, Porte-Parole du Gouvernement

Safety

Dominica

  • Language: English (official), French patois
  • Region: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about halfway between Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago
  • Capital: Roseau
  • Currency: East Caribbean dollars (XCD
  • Population: 73,897 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $785 million (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 207
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 78,444 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 723 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 49,439 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 13,328 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Digicel
    • Flow

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC)
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Dominican Republic

  • Language: Spanish (official), English
  • Region: Caribbean, eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Haiti
  • Capital: Santo Domingo
  • Currency: Dominican pesos (DOP)
  • Population: 10,734,247 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $172.4 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 73
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 8,708,131 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 404,500 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 6,504,998 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,345,091 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Claro
    • Vivia
    • Altice GSM (Previously Orange)
    • Altice CDMA (Previously Tricom)

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: INDOTEL
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 5 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Ecuador

  • Language: Spanish (Castilian) 93% (official), Quechua 4.1%, other indigenous 0.7%, foreign 2.2%
  • Region: Western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator, between Colombia and Peru
  • Capital: Quito
  • Currency: United States Dollar (USD)
  • Population: 16,290,913 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $192.6 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 66
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 13,882,280 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 170,538 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 8,693,739 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 2,451,623 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Claro
    • Movistar
    • CNT

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ARCOTEL
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Regulatory Authorities: NO
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Egypt

  • Language: Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes
  • Region: AFRICA, Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula
  • Capital: Cairo
  • Currency: Egyptian pounds (EGP)
  • Population: 97,041,072 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.201 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 22
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 97,791,441 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 200,430 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 37,122,537 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 6,118,250 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Vodafone
    • Orange
    • We (Telecom  Egypt)
    • Etisalat

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 1 week
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

El Salvador

  • Language: Spanish (official), Nawat (among some Amerindians)
  • Region: Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and Honduras
  • Capital: San Salvador
  • Currency: United States Dollar (USD)
  • Population: 6,172,011 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $56.99 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 107
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 9,637,259 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 24,070 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,785,254 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 933,377 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Tigo El Salvador
    • Claro
    • Movistar
    • Digicel
    • Red

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: SIGET
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: Allowed
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Estonia

  • Language: Estonian (official) 68.5%, Russian 29.6%, Ukrainian 0.6%, other 1.2%, unspecified 0.1% (2011 est.)
  • Region: Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland, between Latvia and Russia
  • Capital: Tallinn
  • Currency: EURO (EUR)
  • Population: 1,251,581 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $41.56 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 115
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 1,897,921 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 865,494 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,097,921 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 370,589 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Telia
    • Elisa
    • Tele2

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Estonian Competition Authority
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Ethiopia

  • Language: Oromo (official working language in the State of Oromiya) 33.8%, Amharic (official national language) 29.3%, Somali (official working language of the State of Sumale) 6.2%, Tigrigna (Tigrinya) (official working language of the State of Tigray) 5.9%, Sidamo 4%, Wolaytta 2.2%, Gurage 2%, Afar (official working language of the State of Afar) 1.7%, Hadiyya 1.7%, Gamo 1.5%, Gedeo 1.3%, Opuuo 1.2%, Kafa 1.1%, other 8.1%, English (major foreign language taught in schools), Arabic (2007 est.)
  • Region: Africa, Eastern Africa, west of Somalia
  • Capital: Addis Ababa
  • Currency: Ethiopian birr (ETB)
  • Population: 105,350,020 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $200.2 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 65
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 51.224 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 179 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 15,731,741 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1.147 million July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Ethiotelecom

Telecommunication

Safety

Fiji

  • Language: English (official), Fijian (official), Hindustani
  • Region: Asia, Oceania, island group in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand
  • Capital: Suva
  • Currency: Fijian dollars (FJD)
  • Population: 920,938 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $8.652 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 163
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 1,033,915 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 21,739 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 425,680 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 75,952 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Vodafone
    Digicel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: TELECOMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY OF FIJI
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: No

Safety

Finland

  • Language: Finnish (official) 87.9%, Swedish (official) 5.2%, Russian 1.4%, other 5.5% (2017 est.)
  • Region: EUROPE, Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Sweden and Russia
  • Capital: Helsinki
  • Currency: EURO (EUR)
  • Population: 5,518,371 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $244 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 63
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 7,366,100 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 4.763 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 4,822,132 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 457,300 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -TELIA
    -ELISA
    -DNA
    -ALCOM
    -UKKO MOBILE

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

France

  • Language: French (official) 100%, declining regional dialects and languages (Provencal, Breton, Alsatian, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Flemish, Occitan, Picard)
  • Region: EUROPE, Western Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay and English Channel, between Belgium and Spain, southeast of the UK; bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy and Spain
  • Capital: Paris
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Population: 67,106,161 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $2.836 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 11
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 67.571 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 17.266 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 57,226,585 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 39.006 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Orange
    • SFR
    • Bouygues Telecom
    • Free Mobile

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Autorité de Régulation des Communications Électroniques et des Postes
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Gabon

  • Language: French (official), Fang, Myene, Nzebi, Bapounou/Eschira, Bandjabi
  • Region: AFRICA, Central Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean at the Equator, between Republic of the Congo and Equatorial Guinea
  • Capital: Libreville
  • Currency: Cooperation Financiere en Afrique Centrale francs (XAF
  • Population: 1,772,255 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $36.73 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 123
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 2,962,486 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 127 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 835,408 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 18,946 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Airtel
    • Libertis
    • Moov
    • Azur

     

     

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ARCEP Autorité de Régulation des Communications Electroniques et de la Poste
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO

Safety

Germany

  • Language: German (official), Danish, Frisian, Sorbian, and Romani are official minority languages; Low German, Danish, North Frisian, Sater Frisian, Lower Sorbian, Upper Sorbian, and Romani are recognized as regional languages under the European Charter f
  • Region: EUROPE, Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark
  • Capital: Berlin
  • Currency: EURO (EUR)
  • Population: 80,594,017 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $4.171 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 6
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 103.47 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 20.043 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 72,365,643 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 44.1 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Telekom
    • Vodafone
    • O2

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Bundesnetzagentur
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Ghana

  • Language: Asante 16%, Ewe 14%, Fante 11.6%, Boron (Brong) 4.9%, Dagomba 4.4%, Dangme 4.2%, Dagarte (Dagaba) 3.9%, Kokomba 3.5%, Akyem 3.2%, Ga 3.1%, other 31.2%
  • Region: AFRICA, Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo
  • Capital: Accra
  • Currency: Ghanaian cedis (GHC)
  • Population: 27,499,924 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $133.7 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 81
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 38,305,078 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 59,086 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 9,328,018 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 251,490 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • MTN Ghana
    • Vodafone
    • Tigo
    • Airtel
    • Glo
    • Expresso Telecom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Communications Authority
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ghana Standards Authority
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label:

Gibraltar

  • Language: English (used in schools and for official purposes), Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
  • Region: EUROPE, Southwestern Europe, bordering the Strait of Gibraltar, which links the Mediterranean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southern coast of Spain
  • Capital: Gibraltar
  • Currency: Gibraltar pounds (GIP)
  • Population: 29,396 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $2.044 billion (2014 est.)
  • Rank: 197
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 41,136 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 3,509 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 27,699 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 17,027 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • GIBTEL

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Gibraltar Regulatory Authority (GRA)
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 1 week
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Greece

  • Language: Greek (official) 99%, other (includes English and French) 1%
  • Region: EUROPE, Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey
  • Capital: Athens
  • Currency: EURO (EUR)
  • Population: 10,768,477 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $298.7 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 57
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 12,538,927 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 3.201 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 7,443,016 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 5,200,950 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Cosmote
    • Vodafone
    • Wind

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Greenland

  • Language: Greenlandic (East Inuit) (official), Danish (official), English
  • Region: EUROPE, Northern North America, island between the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Canada
  • Capital: Nuuk (Godthab)
  • Currency: Danish kroner (DKK)
  • Population: 57,713 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $2.413 billion (2015 est.)
  • Rank: 194
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 61,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 15,645 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 39,544 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 16,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • TELE Greenland

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Tele-Post
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Grenada

  • Language: English (official), French patois
  • Region: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Capital: Saint George's
  • Currency: East Caribbean dollars (XCD)
  • Population: 111,724 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.606 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 199
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 118,973 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 80
  • Internet Users: 62,123 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 26,776 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Digicel
    • FLOW

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ECTEL
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Guatemala

  • Language: Spanish (official) 68.9%, Maya languages 30.9% (K'iche 8.7%, Q'eqchi 7%, Mam 4.6%, Kaqchikel 4.3%, other 6.3%), other 0.3% (includes Xinca and Garifuna)
  • Region: Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between El Salvador and Mexico, and bordering the Gulf of Honduras (Caribbean Sea) between Honduras and Belize
  • Capital: Guatemala City
  • Currency: Quetzal (GTQ)
  • Population: 15,460,732 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $137.8 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 78
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 18,264,520 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 357,552 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 5,241,952 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 2,454,778 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Tigo
    • Claro
    • Movistar

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: SIT
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Guyana

  • Language: English (official), Guyanese Creole, Amerindian languages (including Caribbean and Arawak languages), Indian languages (including Caribbean Hindustani, a dialect of Hindi), Chinese (2014 est.)
  • Region: Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Suriname and Venezuela
  • Capital: Georgetown
  • Currency: Guyanese dollars (GYD)
  • Population: 737,718 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $6.287 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 172
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 584,659 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 24,936 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 262,425 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 141,595 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Digicel
    • Cellink PLUS

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU)
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 7 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Haiti

  • Language: French (official), Creole (official)
  • Region: Caribbean, western one-third of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, west of the Dominican Republic
  • Capital: Port-au-Prince
  • Currency: Gourdes (HTG)
  • Population: 10,646,714 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $19.93 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 149
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 6,504,010 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 555 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,282,686 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 5,692 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Digicel
    • Comcel/Viola
    • NATCOM

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: CONATEL
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Honduras

  • Language: Spanish (official), Amerindian dialects
  • Region: Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua and bordering the Gulf of Fonseca (North Pacific Ocean), between El Salvador and Nicaragua
  • Capital: Tegucigalpa
  • Currency: Lempira (HNL)
  • Population: 9,038,741 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $46.2 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 111
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 7,832,802 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 30,955 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 2,667,978 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 442,929 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Tigo
    • Claro
    • Tegucel Sulacel Ceibace

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: CONATEL
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Hong Kong

  • Language: Cantonese (official) 88.9%, English (official) 4.3%, Mandarin (official) 1.9%, other Chinese dialects 3.1%, other 1.9% (2016 est.)
  • Region: ASIA, Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China
  • Capital: Hong Kong
  • Currency: Hong Kong dollars (HKD)
  • Population: 7,191,503 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $454.9 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 44
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 18,340,347 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 870,041
  • Internet Users: 6.066 million (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 4,266,837 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • 3(Three) Hong Kong
    • CSL
    • CMHK (China Mobile Hong Kong)
    • SmarTone

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: No
  • Regulatory Authorities: Office Of The Communications Authorithy
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: In Some Cases
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: No
  • Country Label: ZZZZZ : Certification Body code assigned by OFCA YY : Year of issue XXXXX : Serial number of certificate issued during that calendar year.
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Hungary

  • Language: Hungarian (official) 99.6%, English 16%, German 11.2%, Russian 1.6%, Romanian 1.3%, French 1.2%, other 4.2%
  • Region: EUROPE, Central Europe, northwest of Romania
  • Capital: Budapest
  • Currency: Forints (HUF)
  • Population: 9,850,845 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $289 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 60
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 11,779,908 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 3.145 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 7,826,695 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 3,119,735 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Telekom
    • Telenor
    • Vodafone
    • Digi.movil

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Media and Infocommunication Authority
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Iceland

  • Language: Icelandic, English, Nordic languages, German
  • Region: EUROPE, Northern Europe, island between the Greenland Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northwest of the United Kingdom
  • Capital: Reykjavik
  • Currency: Icelandic kronur (ISK)
  • Population: 339,747 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $17.62 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 154
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 401,613 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 369,969 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 329,967 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 164,566 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Síminn
    • Vodafone
    • Nova
    • IceCell

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Post and Telecom Administration
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

India

  • Language: Hindi 43.6%, Bengali 8%, Marathi 6.9%, Telugu 6.7%, Tamil 5.7%, Gujarati 4.6%, Urdu 4.2%, Kannada 3.6%, Odia 3.1%, Malayalam 2.9%, Punjabi 2.7%, Assamese 1.3%, Maithili 1.1%, other 5.6%
  • Region: Asia, Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan
  • Capital: New Delhi
  • Currency: Indian rupees (INR)
  • Population: 1,281,935,911 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $9.459 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 4
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 944 million (2014 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1,400 (2009)
  • Internet Users: 374,328,160 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 23,234,687 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Aircel
    • Airtel
    • BSNL Mobile
    • Emirates Telecommunications Corporation
    • Idea Cellular
    • Loop Mobile India
    • MTNL
    • MTS India
    • Ping Mobile
    • Reliance Communications
    • S Tel
    • Spice Telecom
    • Tata DoCoMo
    • Unicor
    • Videocon Mobile Services
    • Virgin Mobile
    • Vodafone Idea Limited
    • Swadesh Mobile
    • Reliance Jio

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Wireless Planning and Coordination Ministry of Communications & Information Technology
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 4-5 Weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: ISI Mark
  • Country Label:

Indonesia

  • Language: Bahasa Indonesia (official, modified form of Malay), English, Dutch, local dialects (of which the most widely spoken is Javanese)
  • Region: Asia, Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean
  • Capital: Jakarta
  • Currency: Indonesian rupiah (IDR)
  • Population: 260,580,739 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $3.243 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 8
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 458,923,202 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1.344 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 65,525,226 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 11,172,021 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • XL Axiata
    • Indosat
    • Telkomsel
    • Three
    • Smartfren

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: SDPPI/DGPT
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 8 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: Certificate Number (Top), PLG ID (bottom)
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES, for AC power adapters
  • Regulatory Authorities: SDPPI/DGPT
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 8 Weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Iran

  • Language: Persian (official), Azeri Turkic and Turkic dialects, Kurdish, Gilaki and Mazandarani, Luri, Balochi, Arabic, other
  • Region: Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, between Iraq and Pakistan
  • Capital: Tehran
  • Currency: Iranian rials (IRR)
  • Population: 82,021,564 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.645 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 19
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 80,520,249 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Users: 36.07 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 30,696,568 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -Hamrahe Aval
    -Irancell
    -RighTel

Telecommunication

Safety

Iraq

  • Language: Arabic (official), Kurdish (official), Turkmen (a Turkish dialect), Syriac (Neo-Aramaic), and Armenian are official in areas where native speakers of these languages constitute a majority of the population)
  • Region: Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iran and Kuwait
  • Capital: Baghdad
  • Currency: Iraqi Dinars (IQD)
  • Population: 39,192,111 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $658.8 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 35
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 30,203,100 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Users: 8,098,401 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 2.031 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -Zain
    -Asia Cell
    -Korek
    -Omnnea
    -Itisaluna

Telecommunication

Safety

Ireland

  • Language: English (official, the language generally used), Irish (Gaelic or Gaeilge) (official, spoken by approximately 39.8% of the population as of 2016; mainly spoken in areas along Ireland's western coast known as gaeltachtai, which are officially recognized regions where Irish is the predominant language)
  • Region: EUROPE, Western Europe, occupying five-sixths of the island of Ireland in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Great Britain
  • Capital: Dublin
  • Currency: Euros (EUR)
  • Population: 5,011,102 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $357.2 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 52
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 4,875,125 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1.387 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 4,069,432 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,897,212 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -VODAFONE
    -Eir
    -3 (Three)

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Commission for Communications Regulation
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Israel

  • Language: Hebrew (official), Arabic (used officially for Arab minority), English (most commonly used foreign language)
  • Region: Asia, Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon
  • Capital: Jerusalem
  • Currency: New Israeli Shekels (ILS)
  • Population: 8,299,706 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $316.5 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 55
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 10.57 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 2.483 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 6,521,539 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 3,340,223 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -Cellcom
    -Pelephone
    -Golan Telecom
    -Hot Mobile
    -Partner

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Depending on Type of Device
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry of Communications
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: Yes

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: Depending on Type of Device
  • Regulatory Authorities: Standards Institute of Israel
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: Yes
  • Lead Time Average: 7 weeks
  • Family certificate: No

Italy

  • Language: Italian (official), German (parts of Trentino-Alto Adige region are predominantly German speaking), French (small French-speaking minority in Valle d'Aosta region), Slovene (Slovene-speaking minority in the Trieste-Gorizia area)
  • Region: EUROPE, Southern Europe, a peninsula extending into the central Mediterranean Sea, northeast of Tunisia
  • Capital: Rome
  • Currency: EUROS (EUR)
  • Population: 62,137,802 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $2.311 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 13
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 90,927,149 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 25.662 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 38,025,661 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 20,267,173 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -TIM
    -VODAFONE
    -Wind Tre
    -Iliad

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Jamaica

  • Language: English, English patois
  • Region: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba
  • Capital: Kingston
  • Currency: Jamaican dollars (JMD)
  • Population: 2,990,561 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $26.06 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 141
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 3,267,344 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 3,906 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,336,653 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 310,213 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Digicel
    • FLOW
    • Caricel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: SMA
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO (Commercial sample is required just for verification)
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Japan

  • Language: Japanese
  • Region: Asia, Eastern Asia, island chain between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan, east of the Korean Peninsula
  • Capital: Tokyo
  • Currency: Yen (JPY)
  • Population: $5.429 trillion (2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $4.729 trillion (2013 est.)
  • Rank: 5
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 170,128,499 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 64.453 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 116,565,962 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 63,941,094 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • NTT Docomo
    • au
    • SoftBank Mobile
    • Y!Mobile
    • Disney Mobile
    • b-mobile

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: In Some Cases
  • Lead Time Average: 4 Weeks
  • Family certificate: No
  • Country Label: Varies by Type of Equipment
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Jordan

  • Language: Arabic (official), English (widely understood among upper and middle classes)
  • Region: ASIA, Middle East, northwest of Saudi Arabia, between Israel (to the west) and Iraq
  • Capital: Amman
  • Currency: Jordanian Dinars (JOD)
  • Population: 10,248,069 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $89.1 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 89
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 9,818,446 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 69,473 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 5,099,674 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 404,112 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    1. Zain Jordan
    2. Orange Jordan
    3. Umniah

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Telecommunications Regulatory Commission
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 1 week
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Kazakhstan

  • Language: Kazakh (official, Qazaq) 74% (understand spoken language), Russian (official, used in everyday business, designated the "language of interethnic communication") 94.4% (understand spoken language) (2009 est.)
  • Region: ASIA, Central Asia, northwest of China; a small portion west of the Ural (Zhayyq) River in easternmost Europe
  • Capital: Astana
  • Currency: Tenge (KZT)
  • Population: 18,556,698 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $477.6 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 43
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 25,534,800 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 67,464 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 14,100,751 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 3,931,100 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • K-Cell
    • Beeline
    • Tele2
    • Altel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: Agency for Communication and Information
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4-12 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Federal Accreditation Service ROSAKKREDITACIA
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: EAC Mark
  • Country Label:

Kenya

  • Language: English (official), Kiswahili (official), numerous indigenous languages
  • Region: AFRICA, Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Somalia and Tanzania
  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Currency: Kenyan shillings (KES)
  • Population: 47,615,739 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $163.1 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 75
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 38,982,188 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 71,018 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 12,165,597 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 72,801 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    1. Safaricom
    2. Airtel
    3. TeleKom Kenia
    4. Jamii Telecommunications

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Communications Authority of Kenya
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Kiribati

  • Language: I-Kiribati, English (official)
  • Region: OCEANIA, group of 33 coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean, straddling the Equator; the capital Tarawa is about halfway between Hawaii and Australia
  • Capital: Tarawa
  • Currency: Australian Dollars (AUD)
  • Population: 108,145 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $226 million (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 220
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 46,123 (2017 est)
  • Internet Users: 14,649 (2016 est)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 765 (2017 est)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    TSKL

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Communications Commission of Kiribati
  • Local Representative: No
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 2 Weeks
  • Family certificate: No

Safety

Kuwait

  • Language: Arabic (official), English widely spoken
  • Region: ASIA, Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iraq and Saudi Arabia
  • Capital: Kuwait City
  • Currency: Kuwaiti Dinars (KD)
  • Population: 2,875,422 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $291.5 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 59
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 5,392,806 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 2,771 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 2,219,972 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 403,234 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Zain
    • Ooredoo
    • Viva

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry of Communications
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Kyrgyzstan

  • Language: Kyrgyz (official) 71.4%, Uzbek 14.4%, Russian (official) 9%, other 5.2% (2009 est.)
  • Region: ASIA, Central Asia, west of China, south of Kazakhstan
  • Capital: Bishkek
  • Currency: Kyrgyzstani soms (KGS)
  • Population: 5,789,122 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $22.97 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 144
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 7,613,528 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 115,573 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,976,006 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 382,149 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • MegaCom
    • Beeline
    • Fonex
    • O!
    • Katel
    • Nexi
    • Sapat Mobile

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry of Transport and Communication of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Laos

  • Language: Lao (official), French, English, various ethnic languages
  • Region: Asia, Southeastern Asia, northeast of Thailand, west of Vietnam
  • Capital: Vientiane (Viangchan)
  • Currency: Kips (LAK)
  • Population: 7,126,706 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $49.21 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 110
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 3,711,813 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1,532 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1.258 million (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,125,469 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    LaoTelecom
    Unitel
    Beeline
    ETL Mobile
    Sky Telecom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry Of Post And Telecommunications
  • Local Representative: Yes
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: No

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: No

Latvia

  • Language: Latvian (official) 56.3%, Russian 33.8%, other 0.6% (includes Polish, Ukrainian, and Belarusian), unspecified 9.4%
  • Region: EUROPE, Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Estonia and Lithuania
  • Capital: Riga
  • Currency: Lati (LVL)
  • Population: 1,944,643 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $53.91 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 108
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 2,650,273 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 359,604 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,570,374 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 362,940 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Latvijas Mobilais Telefons
    • Tele2
    • BITE Latvija
    • Tiratel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Public Utilities Commission
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Lebanon

  • Language: Arabic (official), French, English, Armenian
  • Region: ASIA, Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Israel and Syria
  • Capital: Beirut
  • Currency: Lebanese Pound (LBP)
  • Population: 6,229,794 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $87.68 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 92
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 4,890,534 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 64,926 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 4,747,542 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,816,262 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Touch
    • Alfa

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: In Some Cases
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Lesotho

  • Language: Sesotho (official) (southern Sotho), English (official), Zulu, Xhosa
  • Region: Africa, Southern Africa, an enclave of South Africa
  • Capital: Maseru
  • Currency: Lesotho maloti (LSL)
  • Population: 1,958,042 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $6.955 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 168
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 2,282,917 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Users: 534,360 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 41,158 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    1- Vodacom
    2- Econet Ezi-Cel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Lesotho Communications Authority (LCA)
  • Local Representative: No
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 4 Weeks
  • Family certificate: No
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

Liberia

  • Language: English 20% (official), some 20 ethnic group languages few of which can be written or used in correspondence
  • Region: Africa, Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cote d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone
  • Capital: Monrovia
  • Currency: Liberian dollars (LRD)
  • Population: 4,689,021 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $6.099 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 174
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 3,117,002 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 7 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 314,717 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 8,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -Lonestar Cell
    -CellCom
    -Novafone
    -Libtelco

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA)
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: There is no Regulator Telecom Label requirements so far along with the LTA.

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES but only documental
  • Regulatory Authorities: Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA)
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: There is no Regulator Telecom Label requirements so far along with the LTA.

Libya

  • Language: Arabic (official), Italian, English (all widely understood in the major cities); Berber (Nafusi, Ghadamis, Suknah, Awjilah, Tamasheq)
  • Region: AFRICA, Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria
  • Capital: Tripoli
  • Currency: Libyan dinars (LYD)
  • Population: 6,653,210 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $64.4 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 104
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 7,660,068 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 17,926 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,326,194 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,374,408 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    1. Almadar Aljadid
    2. Libyana

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry of Communications and Infomatics
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

Liechtenstein

  • Language: German 94.5% (official) (Alemannic is the main dialect), Italian 1.1%, other 4.3% (2010 est.)
  • Region: EUROPE, Central Europe, between Austria and Switzerland
  • Capital: Vaduz
  • Currency: Swiss francs (CHF)
  • Population: 38,244 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $4.978 billion (2014 est.)
  • Rank: 179
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 38,800 (2014 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 14,278 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 37,214 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 15,852 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -FL1
    -SALT MOBILE AG
    -SWISSCOM

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Office for Communications
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Lithuania

  • Language: Lithuanian (official) 82%, Russian 8%, Polish 5.6%, other 0.9%, unspecified 3.5% (2011 est.)
  • Region: EUROPE, Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Latvia and Russia, west of Belarus
  • Capital: Vilnius
  • Currency: Lithuanian litai (LTL)
  • Population: 2,823,859 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $91.24 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 88
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 4,361,329 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1.205 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 2,122,884 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 486,895 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Tele2
    • Omnitel
    • BITÉ
    • Teledema
    • Lietuvos radijo ir televizijos centras (MEZON)

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Communications Regulatory Authority
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Luxembourg

  • Language: Luxembourgish (official administrative and judicial language and national language (spoken vernacular)) 55.8%, Portuguese 15.7%, French (official administrative, judicial, and legislative language) 12.1%, German (official administrative and judicial language) 3.1%, Italian 2.9%, English 2.1%, other 8.4% (2011 est.)
  • Region: EUROPE, Western Europe, between France and Germany
  • Capital: Luxembourg
  • Currency: EURO (EUR)
  • Population: 594,130 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $62.73 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 106
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 794,000 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 250,900 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 530,400 (2014 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 275,300 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • POST
    • Tango
    • Orange
    • LOL Mobile

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Institut Luxembourgeois de Régulation
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Macedonia

  • Language: Macedonian (official) 66.5%, Albanian 25.1%, Turkish 3.5%, Romani 1.9%, Serbian 1.2%, other 1.8% (2002 est.)
  • Region: EUROPE, Southeastern Europe, north of Greece
  • Capital: Skopje
  • Currency: Macedonian denar (MKD)
  • Population: 2,103,721 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $30.96 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 131
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 2,121,805 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 62,826 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1.475 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 361,269 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Telekom
    • VIP

Telecommunication

  • Regulatory Authorities: AGENCY FOR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

Safety

Madagascar

  • Language: French (official), Malagasy (official), English
  • Region: Africa, Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Mozambique
  • Capital: Antananarivo
  • Currency: Malagasy ariary (MGA)
  • Population: 25,054,161 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $39.73 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 118
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 8,730,499 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 38,392 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,151,563 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 68,792 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Airtel
    • Telma Mobile
    • Orange
    • Blueline
    •  bip Madagascar

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Office Malagasy D Etudes et de Regulations et de Telecommunications (OMERT)
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Malawi

  • Language: English (official), Chichewa (common), Chinyanja, Chiyao, Chitumbuka, Chilomwe, Chinkhonde, Chingoni, Chisena, Chitonga, Chinyakyusa, Chilambya
  • Region: Africa, Southern Africa, east of Zambia, west and north of Mozambique
  • Capital: Lilongwe
  • Currency: Malawian kwachas (MWK)
  • Population: 19,196,246 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $22.37 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 145
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 7,772,503 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Users: 1,785,369 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 17,337 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -Airtel
    -TNM
    -G-Mobile
    -Lacell
    -G-Expresso

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Malaysia

  • Language: Bahasa Malaysia (official), English, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien, Hakka, Hainan, Foochow), Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai
  • Region: Asia, Southeastern Asia, peninsula bordering Thailand and northern one-third of the island of Borneo, bordering Indonesia, Brunei, and the South China Sea, south of Vietnam
  • Capital: Kuala Lumpur
  • Currency: Ringgit (MYR)
  • Population: 31,381,992 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $930.8 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 27
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 42,338,500 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 422,470 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 24,384,952 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 6,578,200 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Maxis
    • Celcom
    • DiGi
    • U Mobile
    • Yes 4G
    • Redtone
    • ALTEL
    • Unifi Mobile

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Maldives

  • Language: Dhivehi, English
  • Region: ASIA, Southern Asia, group of atolls in the Indian Ocean, south-southwest of India
  • Capital: Male
  • Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR)
  • Population: 392,709 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $6.887 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 169
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 665,800 (2014 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 3,296 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 86,400 (2009)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 20,377 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Dhiraagu
    • Ooredoo

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Communications Authority of Maldives
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 2 Weeks
  • Family certificate: No

Safety

Mali

  • Language: French (official), Bambara 46.3%, Peul/Foulfoulbe 9.4%, Dogon 7.2%, Maraka/Soninke 6.4%, Malinke 5.6%, Sonrhai/Djerma 5.6%, Minianka 4.3%, Tamacheq 3.5%, Senoufo 2.6%, Bobo 2.1%, unspecified 0.7%, other 6.3%
  • Region: Africa, interior Western Africa, southwest of Algeria, north of Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, and Burkina Faso, west of Niger
  • Capital: Bamako
  • Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF)
  • Population: 17,885,245 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $41 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 116
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 20,217,697 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 437 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,940,978 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 200,812 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -Orange
    -Planor
    -Sotelma-Malitel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: MCTMTI-Comite de Regulation des Telecommunications (CRT)
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: Varies by Product
  • Lead Time Average: 2 Weeks
  • Family certificate: In some Cases

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: MCTMTI-Comite de Regulation des Telecommunications (CRT)
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 4 Weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: Not required so far

Malta

  • Language: Maltese (official) 90.1%, English (official) 6%, multilingual 3%, other 0.9% (2005 est.)
  • Region: EUROPE, Southern Europe, islands in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily (Italy)
  • Capital: Valletta
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Population: 416,338 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $19.31 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 151
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 560,010 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 14,754 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 320,902 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 240,280 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Vodafone Malta
    • GO
    • MELITA

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Malta Communications Authority
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Mauritania

  • Language: Arabic (official and national), Pular, Soninke, Wolof (all national languages), French
  • Region: AFRICA, Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Senegal and Western Sahara
  • Capital: Nouakchott
  • Currency: Mauritanian ouguiya (MRO)
  • Population: 3,758,571 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $17.25 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 155
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 4,074,157 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 22 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 661,913 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 57,057 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Mauritel
    • Chinguitel
    • MATTEL

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Autorité de Régulation
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 Weeks
  • Family certificate: In some cases

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Autorité de Régulation
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 Weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label:

Mauritius

  • Language: Creole 86.5%, Bhojpuri 5.3%, French 4.1%, two languages 1.4%, other 2.6% (includes English, the official language of the National Assembly, which is spoken by less than 1% of the population), unspecified 0.1% (2011 est.)
  • Region: Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, about 800 km (500 mi) east of Madagascar
  • Capital: PORT LOUIS
  • Currency: Mauritian rupees (MUR)
  • Population: 1,356,388 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $27.46 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 138
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 1,839,500 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 51,139
  • Internet Users: 717,618 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 413,100 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -Orange
    -Emtel
    -CHiLi

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Information & Communication Technologies Authority of Mauritius (ICT Authority)
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: No

Mexico

  • Language: Spanish only 92.7%, Spanish and indigenous languages 5.7%, indigenous only 0.8%, unspecified 0.8%
  • Region: North America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, between Belize and the United States and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and the United States
  • Capital: Mexico City
  • Currency: Mexican Peso (MXN)
  • Population: 124,574,795 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $2.458 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 12
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 111,727,799 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 16.233 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 73,334,032 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 20,454,644 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Telcel
    • Movistar
    • AT&T Mexico

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: IFT
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: IFT: RCPTRXXX-XXXX

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: NYCE / ANCE
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label:

Moldova

  • Language: Moldovan/Romanian 80.2% (official) (56.7% identify their mother tongue as Moldovan, which is virtually the same as Romanian; 23.5% identify Romanian as their mother tongue), Russian 9.7%, Gagauz 4.2% (a Turkish language), Ukrainian 3.9%, Bulgarian 1.5%, Romani 0.3%, other 0.2% (2014 est.)
  • Region: EUROPE, Eastern Europe, northeast of Romania
  • Capital: Chisinau
  • Currency: Moldovan lei (MDL)
  • Population: 3,474,121 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $20.08 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 148
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 3,662,968 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 711,564 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 2,492,444 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,143,852 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Orange
    • Moldcell
    • Unité
    • Interdnestrcom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI)
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: SM Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Mongolia

  • Language: Mongolian 90% (official) (Khalkha dialect is predominant), Turkic, Russian (1999)
  • Region: Asia, Northern Asia, between China and Russia
  • Capital: Ulaanbaatar
  • Currency: Togrog/Tugriks (MNT)
  • Population: 3,068,243 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $39.7 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 119
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 3,886,167 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 20,084 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 674,949 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 292,594 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Mobicom
    Unitel
    Skytel
    G-Mobile

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Communications Regulatory Commission of Mongolia (CRC)
  • Local Representative: Yes
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 4 Weeks
  • Family certificate: No

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: No

Montenegro

  • Language: Serbian 42.9%, Montenegrin (official) 37%, Bosnian 5.3%, Albanian 5.3%, Serbo-Croat 2%, other 3.5%, unspecified 4% (2011 est.)
  • Region: Europe, Southeastern Europe, between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia
  • Capital: Podgorica
  • Currency: euros (EUR)
  • Population: 642,550 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $11.05 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 161
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 1,044,674 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Users: 450,442 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 152,155 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -Telenor
    -Telekom
    -m:tel

Telecommunication

Safety

Montserrat

  • Language: English
  • Region: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, southeast of Puerto Rico
  • Capital: Plymouth
  • Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
  • Population: 5,292 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $167.4 million (2011 est.)
  • Rank: 224
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 5,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Users: 2,860 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 3,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    FLOW Montserrat

    Digicel Montserrat

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Montserrat Info-Communications Authority (MICA)
  • Local Representative: No
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 2
  • Family certificate: No
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

Morocco

  • Language: Arabic (official), Berber languages (Tamazight (official), Tachelhit, Tarifit), French (often the language of business, government, and diplomacy)
  • Region: Africa, Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Western Sahara
  • Capital: Rabat
  • Currency: Moroccan dirhams (MAD)
  • Population: 33,986,655 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $298.6 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 58
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 43,916,066 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 277,338 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 19,611,643 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 2,046,390 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    - Inwi
    -Maroc Telecom
    -Orange

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ANRT : l’Agence Nationale de Réglementation des Télécommunications
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ANRT : l’Agence Nationale de Réglementation des Télécommunications
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label:

Mozambique

  • Language: Emakhuwa 25.3%, Portuguese (official) 10.7%, Xichangana 10.3%, Cisena 7.5%, Elomwe 7%, Echuwabo 5.1%, other Mozambican languages 30.1%, other 0.3%, unspecified 3.7% (2007 est.)
  • Region: AFRICA, Southeastern Africa, bordering the Mozambique Channel, between South Africa and Tanzania
  • Capital: Maputo
  • Currency: Meticais (MZM)
  • Population: 26,573,706 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $36.73 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 124
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 11,875,506 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 89,737 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 4,543,284 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 80,545 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    - mcel
    - Vodacom
    - Movitel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: nstituto Nacional das Comunicações de Moçambique Departamento de Comprovação Técnica e Homologação - INCM
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: No

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: No

Myanmar

  • Language: Burmese (official)
  • Region: Asia, Myanmar is bordered by India and Bangladesh to its west, Thailand and Laos to its east and China to its north and northeast.
  • Capital: Naypyidaw
  • Currency: Burmese Kyat (MMK)
  • Population: 52.89 million (2016)
  • GDP (Millions): $330.9 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 54
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 48,728,399 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1,055 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 14,264,308(2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 514,385(2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • MPT
    • Telenor
    • Ooredoo
    • Mytel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology- Post and Telecommunications Department.
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 10 Weeks
  • Family certificate: No

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Namibia

  • Language: Oshivambo languages 48.9%, Nama/Damara 11.3%, Afrikaans 10.4% (common language of most of the population and about 60% of the white population), Otjiherero languages 8.6%, Kavango languages 8.5%, Caprivi languages 4.8%, English (official) 3.4%, other African languages 2.3%, other 1.7%
  • Region: Africa, Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and South Africa
  • Capital: Windhoek
  • Currency: Namibian Dollars (NAD)
  • Population: 2,484,780 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $24.84 billion (2015 est.)
  • Rank: 139
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 2,647,853 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 78,280 (2012)
  • Internet Users: $26.51 billion (2017 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 193,125 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -MTC
    -TN Mobile

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: In Some Cases
  • Lead Time Average: 4 Weeks
  • Family certificate: In some Cases
  • Country Label: Provided once certificate is granted

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES but only documental

Nepal

  • Language: Nepali (official) 44.6%, Maithali 11.7%, Bhojpuri 6%, Tharu 5.8%, Tamang 5.1%, Newar 3.2%, Magar 3%, Bajjika 3%, Urdu 2.6%, Avadhi 1.9%, Limbu 1.3%, Gurung 1.2%, other 10.4%, unspecified 0.2%
  • Region: ASIA, Southern Asia, between China and India
  • Capital: Kathmandu
  • Currency: Nepalese rupee (NPR)
  • Population: 29,384,297 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $78.59 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 95
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 23.2 million (2014 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 41,256 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 3.8 million (2014 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 840,000 (2014 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Ncell
    • Nepal Telecom
    • Smart Telecom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Nepal Communications Authority
  • Local Representative: Yes
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 4 Weeks
  • Family certificate: Yes

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: No

Netherlands

  • Language: Dutch (official)
  • Region: EUROPE, Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between Belgium and Germany
  • Capital: Amsterdam
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Population: 17,084,719 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $916.1 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 29
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 20.532 million (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 13.699 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 15,385,203 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 6.551 million (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • KPN
    • Vodafone
    • T-Mobile
    • Tele2

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Netherlands Radiocommunications Agency
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

New Zealand

  • Language: English (de facto official) 89.8%, Maori (de jure official) 3.5%, Samoan 2%, Hindi 1.6%, French 1.2%, Northern Chinese 1.2%, Yue 1%, other or not stated 20.5%, New Zealand Sign Language (de jure official)
  • Region: Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Australia
  • Capital: Wellington
  • Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
  • Population: 4,510,327 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $188.6 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 68
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 6.4 million (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 3.026 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 4 million (2014 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1.368 million (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    - Vodafone
    - Spark (Telecom New Zealand)
    - 2Degrees
    - Black and White
    - SlingShot
    - Skinny
    -Warehouse Mobile
    -Compass Mobile

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 1 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Energy Safety
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO

Nicaragua

  • Language: Spanish (official) 95.3%, Miskito 2.2%, Mestizo of the Caribbean coast 2%, other 0.5%
  • Region: Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Costa Rica and Honduras
  • Capital: Managua
  • Currency: Cordobas (NIO)
  • Population: 6,025,951 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $36.38 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 125
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 7,745,512 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 16.233 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,466,152 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 366,636 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Claro
    • Movistar

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: TELCOR
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 10 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Nigeria

  • Language: English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani, over 500 additional indigenous languages
  • Region: Africa, Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon
  • Capital: Abuja
  • Currency: nairas (NGN)
  • Population: 190,632,261 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.119 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 25
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 144,920,170 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1,234 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 47,759,904 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 139,344 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • MTN
    • Glo Mobile
    • Airtel
    • 9Mobile
    • Visafone
    • Multilinks Telkom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Nigerian Communications Commision
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: In Some Cases
  • Lead Time Average: 8 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Country Label:

Norway

  • Language: Bokmal Norwegian, Nynorsk Norwegian
  • Region: EUROPE, Northern Europe, bordering the North Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Sweden
  • Capital: Oslo
  • Currency: Norwegian kroner (NOK
  • Population: 5,320,045 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $380 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 49
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 5,721,255 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 3.588 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 5,122,904 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 745,182 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Telenor
    • Telia
    • ICE.net

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Oman

  • Language: Arabic (official), English, Baluchi, Urdu, Indian dialects
  • Region: ASIA, Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, and Persian Gulf, between Yemen and the UAE
  • Capital: Muscat
  • Currency: Omani rials (OMR)
  • Population: 4,613,241 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $186.6 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 70
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 6,943,910 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 14,531 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 2,342,483 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 497,716 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Pakistan

  • Language: Punjabi 48%, Sindhi 12%, Saraiki (a Punjabi variant) 10%, Pashto (alternate name, Pashtu) 8%, Urdu (official) 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, English (official; lingua franca of Pakistani elite and most government ministries), Burushaski, and other 8%
  • Region: ASIA, Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, between India on the east and Iran and Afghanistan on the west and China in the north
  • Capital: Islamabad
  • Currency: Pakistani rupees (PKR)
  • Population: 204,924,861 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.057 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 26
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 144,525,637 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 365,813 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 31,338,715 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 2,940,243 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    1. JAZZ
    2. Telenor
    3. Ufone
    4. Zong
    5. Special Communications Organization

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 7 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Palau

  • Language: Palauan (official on most islands) 65.2%, other Micronesian 1.9%, English (official) 19.1%, Filipino 9.9%, Chinese 1.2%, other 2.8%
  • Region: Oceania, group of islands in the North Pacific Ocean, southeast of the Philippines
  • Capital: Ngerulmud
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Population: 21,431 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $291 million (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 218
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 24,000 (2016 est.)
  • Internet Users: 7,650 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 7,204 (2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    PNCC

Telecommunication

Safety

Panama

  • Language: Spanish (official), indigenous languages (including Ngabere (or Guaymi), Buglere, Kuna, Embera, Wounaan, Naso (or Teribe), and Bri Bri), Panamanian English Creole (similar to Jamaican English Creole; a mixture of English and Spanish with elements of Ngabere; also known as Guari Guari and Colon Creole), English, Chinese (Yue and Hakka), Arabic, French Creole, other (Yiddish, Hebrew, Korean, Japanese)
  • Region: Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Colombia and Costa Rica
  • Capital: Panama City
  • Currency: Balboas (PAB)
  • Population: 3,753,142 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $103.9 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 84
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 5,141,768 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 11,022
  • Internet Users: 2,000,833 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 641,688 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Cable and Wireless
    • Movistar
    • Claro
    • Digicel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ASEP
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 5 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Papua New Guinea

  • Language: Tok Pisin (official), English (official), Hiri Motu (official), some 839 indigenous languages spoken (about 12% of the world's total); many languages have fewer than 1,000 speakers
  • Region: Oceania, group of islands including the eastern half of the island of New Guinea between the Coral Sea and the South Pacific Ocean, east of Indonesia
  • Capital: Port Moresby
  • Currency: Kina (PGK)
  • Population: 6,909,701 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $30.33 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 133
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 3.782 million (2016 est.)
  • Internet Users: 652,071 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 154,000 (2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Digicel
    BMobile
    Telikom PNG

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Information & Communications Technology Authority of Papua New Guinea
  • Local Representative: Yes
  • In-Country Testing: In Some Cases
  • Lead Time Average: 2 Weeks
  • Family certificate: No
  • Country Label:

Safety

Paraguay

  • Language: Spanish (official), Guarani (official)
  • Region: Central South America, northeast of Argentina, southwest of Brazil
  • Capital: Asuncion
  • Currency: Guarani (PYG)
  • Population: 6,943,739 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $68.33 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 103
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 7,489,474 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 280,658 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 3,524,045 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 350,455 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Tigo
    • Personal
    • Claro
    • VOX

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: CONATEL
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 12 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: Conatel Approval Number
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Peru

  • Language: Spanish (official) 84.1%, Quechua (official) 13%, Aymara (official) 1.7%, Ashaninka 0.3%, other native languages (includes a large number of minor Amazonian languages) 0.7%, other (includes foreign languages and sign language) 0.2% (2007 est.)
  • Region: Western South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Chile and Ecuador
  • Capital: Lima
  • Currency: Nuevo sol (PEN)
  • Population: 31,036,656 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $424.4 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 47
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 36,933,161 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 234,102 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 13,975,422 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 3,074,464 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Movistar
    • Claro
    • Entel
    • Bitel
    • Virgin Mobile

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: MTC
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Philippines

  • Language: Filipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan
  • Region: Asia, Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, east of Vietnam
  • Capital: Manila
  • Currency: Philippine Peso (PHP)
  • Population: 104,256,076 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $875.6 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 30
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 115,824,982 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 425,812
  • Internet Users: 56,956,436 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 4,163,282 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Globe
    • Smart

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Telecommunications Commission
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Poland

  • Language: Polish (official) 98.2%, Silesian 1.4%, other 1.1%, unspecified 1.3%
  • Region: EUROPE, Central Europe, east of Germany
  • Capital: Warsaw
  • Currency: Zlotych (PLN)
  • Population: 38,476,269 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.121 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 24
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 49,828,596 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 13.265 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 28,237,820 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 8,143,145 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • T-Mobile
    • Orange
    • Plus
    • Play

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Prezes Urzędu Komunikacji Elektronicznej
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Portugal

  • Language: Portuguese (official), Mirandese (official, but locally used)
  • Region: EUROPE, Southwestern Europe, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Spain
  • Capital: Lisbon
  • Currency: euros (EUR)
  • Population: 10,839,514 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $313.4 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 56
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 11,764,106 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 3.748 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 7,629,560 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 4,831,022 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • MEO
    • Vodafone
    • NOS

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Qatar

  • Language: Arabic (official), English commonly used as a second language
  • Region: ASIA, Middle East, peninsula bordering the Persian Gulf and Saudi Arabia
  • Capital: Doha
  • Currency: Qatari rials (QAR)
  • Population: 2,314,307 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $340.6 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 53
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 3,913,809 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 897 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 2,129,360 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 440,909 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Ooredoo
    • Vodafone

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry of Information and Communications Technology
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Romania

  • Language: Romanian (official) 85.4%, Hungarian 6.3%, Romani 1.2%, other 1%, unspecified 6.1% (2011 est.)
  • Region: EUROPE, Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine
  • Capital: Bucharest
  • Currency: lei (RON)
  • Population: 21,529,967 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $481.5 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 42
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 22.55 million (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 2.667 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 12,852,696 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 3.89 million (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Orange
    • Vodafone
    • Telekom
    • Digi.Mobil

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications of Romania
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Russia

  • Language: Russian (official) 85.7%, Tatar 3.2%, Chechen 1%, other 10.1%
  • Region: ASIA, North Asia bordering the Arctic Ocean, extending from Europe (the portion west of the Urals) to the North Pacific Ocean
  • Capital: Moscow
  • Currency: Russian rubles (RUB)
  • Population: 142,257,519 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $4.008 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 7
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 227,341,873 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 14,865 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 108,772,470 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 31,190,855 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    1. MTS
    2. MegaFon
    3. Beeline
    4. Tele2
    5. Sotovaja Svjaz MOTIV
    6. SMARTS
    7. Tattlecom
    8. Sotovaja Svjaz Bashkortostana (SSB)
    9. Vainahtelecom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry for Communications and Informatization of the Russian Federation
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Federal Accreditation Service ROSAKKREDITACIA
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: EAC Mark
  • Country Label:

Rwanda

  • Language: Kinyarwanda (official, universal Bantu vernacular) 93.2%, French (official) <.1, English (official) <.1, Swahili/Kiswahili (official, used in commercial centers) <.1, more than one language, other 6.3%, unspecified 0.3%
  • Region: Africa, Central Africa, east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, north of Burundi
  • Capital: Kigali
  • Currency: Rwandan francs (RWF)
  • Population: 11,901,484 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $24.63 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 143
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 8,819,217 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1,447 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 3,724,678 (Dec 2017 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 12,333 (December 2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • MTN
    • Tigo
    • Airtel
    • Rwandatel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Regulatory Agency for Public Utility Services of Rwanda
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: Depending on the product
  • Lead Time Average: 1 Week
  • Family certificate: In some cases

Safety

Saint Lucia

  • Language: English
  • Region: Caribbean, Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Capital: Castries
  • Currency: East Caribbean dollars (XCD)
  • Population: 163,922 (July 2015 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $2.536 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 191
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 176,694 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 100
  • Internet Users: 86,000 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 35,014 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • FLOW
    • Digicel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Sint Maarten

  • Language: French (official), English, Dutch, French Patois, Spanish, Papiamento (dialect of Netherlands Antilles)
  • Region: Caribbean, located in the Leeward Islands (northern) group; French part of the island of Saint Martin in the Caribbean Sea; Saint Martin lies east of the US Virgin Islands
  • Capital: Marigot
  • Currency: euros (EUR)
  • Population: 32,125 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $561.5 million (2005 est.)
  • Rank: 213
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: Not Available
  • Internet Hosts: Not Available
  • Internet Users: 1,100 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: Not Available
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • CHIPPIE
    • Dauphin Telecom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Bureau of Telecommunications and Post
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

  • Language: English, Vincentian Creole English, French patois
  • Region: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Capital: Kingstown
  • Currency: East Caribbean dollars (XCD)
  • Population: 102,089 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.266 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 203
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 116,161 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 305
  • Internet Users: 53,000 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 20,111 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Lime
    • Digicel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: NTRC
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Samoa

  • Language: Samoan (Polynesian) (official) 91.1%, Somoan/English 6.7%, English (official) 0.5%, other 0.2%, unspecified 1.6% (2006 est.)
  • Region: Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand
  • Capital: Apia
  • Currency: Tala (SAT)
  • Population: 200,108 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.134 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 205
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 124,211 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Users: 58,508 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 8,454 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Bluesky
    Digicel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Office of the Regulator
  • Local Representative: No
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 2 Weeks
  • Family certificate: Yes

Safety

Sao Tome and Príncipe

  • Language: Portuguese 98.4% (official), Forro 36.2%, Cabo Verdian 8.5%, French 6.8%, Angolar 6.6%, English 4.9%, Lunguie 1%, other (including sign language) 2.4%
  • Region: Africa, Central Africa, islands in the Gulf of Guinea, just north of the Equator, west of Gabon
  • Capital: SAO TOME
  • Currency: Dobras (STD)
  • Population: 201,025 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $676 million (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 209
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 173,646 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Users: 50,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 5,569 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    CST

Telecommunication

Safety

Saudi Arabia

  • Language: Arabic (official)
  • Region: ASIA, Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea, north of Yemen
  • Capital: Riyadh
  • Currency: Saudi Riyals (SAR)
  • Population: 28,571,770 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.774 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 17
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 40,210,965 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 145,941 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 20,768,456 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 3,619,352 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • STC
    • Mobily
    • Zain
    • Bravo
    • Virgin mobile KSA
    • Lebara KSA

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Communications and Information Technology Commission
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 1 week
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Senegal

  • Language: French (official), Wolof, Pular, Jola, Mandinka, Serer, Soninke
  • Region: Africa, Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Mauritania
  • Capital: Dakar
  • Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF)
  • Population: 14,668,522 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $43.24 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 113
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 15,758,366 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 237 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 3,675,209 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 290,636 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Orange
    • Hayo Telecom
    • Tigo
    • Expresso

     

     

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ARTP-Agence de Régulation des Télécommunications
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: Not required
  • Lead Time Average: 8 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ARTP-Agence de Régulation des Télécommunications
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 Weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: Not required

Serbia

  • Language: Serbian (official) 88.1%, Hungarian 3.4%, Bosnian 1.9%, Romani 1.4%, other 3.4%, undeclared or unknown 1.8%
  • Region: EUROPE, Southeastern Europe, between Macedonia and Hungary
  • Capital: Belgrade
  • Currency: Serbian dinars (RSD)
  • Population: 7,111,024 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $105.5 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 83
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 8,626,903 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1,102 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 4,790,488 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 2,609,592 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    1. mts
    2. Telenor
    3. Vip

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Republic Agency for Electronic Communications
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: Serbia Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Sierra Leone

  • Language: English (official, regular use limited to literate minority), Mende (principal vernacular in the south), Temne (principal vernacular in the north), Krio (English-based Creole, spoken by the descendants of freed Jamaican slaves who were settled in the Freetown area, a lingua franca and a first language for 10% of the population but understood by 95%)
  • Region: Africa, Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Liberia
  • Capital: Freetown
  • Currency: Leones (SLL)
  • Population: 6,163,195 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $11.5 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 158
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 6,279,270 (2016 est.)
  • Internet Users: 708,615 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 17,000 (2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Africell
    Orange
    Sierratel
    Comium
    GreenN

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: NATCOM
  • Local Representative: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

Singapore

  • Language: English (official) 36.9%, Mandarin (official) 34.9%, other Chinese dialects (includes Hokkien, Cantonese, Teochew) 12.2%, Malay (official) 10.7%, Tamil (official) 3.3%, other 2%
  • Region: Asia, Southeastern Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia
  • Capital: Singapore
  • Currency: Singapore Dollar (SGD)
  • Population: 5,888,926 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $527 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 39
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 8,462,800 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1.96 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 4,683,200 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,983,100 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Sing Tel Mobile
    • StarHub
    • M1
    • Circles.Life
    • Zero Mobile
    • Zero1
    • MyRepublic

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: IDA, INFOCOMM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 1 week
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: Complies with IDA Standards
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Slovakia

  • Language: Slovak (official) 78.6%, Hungarian 9.4%, Roma 2.3%, Ruthenian 1%, other or unspecified 8.8% (2011 est.)
  • Region: EUROPE, Central Europe, south of Poland
  • Capital: Bratislava
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Population: 5,445,829 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $179.4 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 71
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 7,117,753 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1.384 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 4,382,558 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 758,842 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Orange
    •  Telekom
    • O2
    • 4ka

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Slovak Republic
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Slovenia

  • Language: Slovenian (official) 91.1%, Serbo-Croatian 4.5%, other or unspecified 4.4%, Italian (official, only in municipalities where Italian national communities reside), Hungarian (official, only in municipalities where Hungarian national communities reside) (2002 census)
  • Region: EUROPE, south Central Europe, Julian Alps between Austria and Croatia
  • Capital: Ljubljana
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Population: 1,972,126 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $71.08 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 98
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 2,443,172 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 415,581 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,493,382 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 717,235(2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Telekom Slovenije
    • A1
    • TELEMACH
    • T-2

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Post and Electronic Communications Agency of the Republic of Slovenia
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Solomon Islands

  • Language: Melanesian pidgin (in much of the country is lingua franca), English (official but spoken by only 1%-2% of the population), 120 indigenous languages
  • Region: Asia, Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Papua New Guinea
  • Capital: Honiara
  • Currency: Solomon Islands dollars (SBD)
  • Population: 647,581 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.324 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 201
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 465,331 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Users: 69,859 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 7,405 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Our Telekom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Telecommunications Commission Solomon Of The Islands
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 2 Weeks
  • Family certificate: No

Safety

South Africa

  • Language: isiZulu (official) 22.7%, isiXhosa (official) 16%, Afrikaans (official) 13.5%, English (official) 9.6%, Sepedi (official) 9.1%, Setswana (official) 8%, Sesotho (official) 7.6%, Xitsonga (official) 4.5%, siSwati (official) 2.5%, Tshivenda (official) 2.4%, isiNdebele (official) 2.1%, sign language 0.5%, other 1.6% (2011 est.)
  • Region: Africa, Southern Africa, at the southern tip of the continent of Africa
  • Capital: Pretoria
  • Currency: South African rand (ZAR)
  • Population: 54,841,552 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $765.6 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 31
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 91,878,275 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 4.761 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 29,322,380 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 3,629,141 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Cell C
    • MTN
    • Telkom
    • Vodacom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ICASA
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 5 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: ICASA mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: NRCS (National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications)
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: In Some cases
  • Lead Time Average: 8 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: SABS mark
  • Country Label:

South Korea

  • Language: Korean, English
  • Region: ASIA
  • Capital: Seoul
  • Currency: South Korean won (KRW)
  • Population: 51.25 million (2016)
  • GDP (Millions): 1.411 trillion USD (2016 est.)
  • Rank: 11
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 58.935 million (2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 315,697 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 44.153 million (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 28,035,600 (2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    SK Telecom
    Olleh(formerly KT)
    LG U PLUS

     

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Radio Research Agency
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: In Some Cases
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: In Some Cases
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: In Some Cases
  • Regulatory Authorities: Korean Agency for Technology and Standars
  • Local Representative: Yes
  • In-Country Testing: Yes
  • Lead Time Average: 6 Weeks
  • Family certificate: In Some Cases

South Sudan

  • Language: English (official), Arabic (includes Juba and Sudanese variants), regional languages include Dinka, Nuer, Bari, Zande, Shilluk
  • Region: Africa, East-Central Africa; south of Sudan, north of Uganda and Kenya, west of Ethiopia
  • Capital: Juba
  • Currency: South Sudanese pounds (SSP)
  • Population: 13,026,129 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $18.74 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 152
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 1,511,529 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Users: NA (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: NA (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    MTN
    ZAIN
    SUDANI
    VIVACELL
    GEMTEL

Telecommunication

Safety

Spain

  • Language: Castilian Spanish (official nationwide) 74%, Catalan (official in Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, and the Valencian Community (where it is known as Valencian)) 17%, Galician (official in Galicia) 7%, Basque (official in the Basque Country and in the Basque-speaking area of Navarre) 2%, Aranese (official in the northwest corner of Catalonia (Vall d'Aran) along with Catalan, <5,000 speakers)
  • Region: EUROPE, Southwestern Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, Bay of Biscay, and Pyrenees Mountains; southwest of France
  • Capital: Madrid
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Population: 48,958,159 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.774 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 16
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 52,484,655 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 4.228 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 39,123,384 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 19,680,973 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Movistar
    • Vodafone
    • Orange
    • Yoigo

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Comisión del Mercado de las Telecomunicaciones
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Sri Lanka

  • Language: Sinhala (official and national language) 74%, Tamil (official and national language) 18%, other 8%
  • Region: Asia, Southern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean, south of India
  • Capital: Colombo (Capital), Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte (legislative capital)
  • Currency: Sri Lankan rupees (LKR)
  • Population: 22,409,381 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $274.7 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 62
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 28,199,083 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Users: 7,126,540 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 2,603,178 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Dialog
    Mobitel
    Etisalat
    Hutch
    Airtel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka
  • Local Representative: Yes
  • In-Country Testing: Yes
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: No

Safety

Saint Kitts and Nevis

  • Language: English (official)
  • Region: Caribbean, islands in the Caribbean Sea, about one-third of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago
  • Capital: Basseterre
  • Currency: East Caribbean dollars (XCD)
  • Population: 52,715 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.528 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 200
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 76,583 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 54
  • Internet Users: 39,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 17,433 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • FLOW
    • Digicel
    • Hippie

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: ECTEL
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Suriname

  • Language: Dutch (official), English (widely spoken), Sranang Tongo (Surinamese, sometimes called Taki-Taki, is the native language of Creoles and much of the younger population and is lingua franca among others), Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), Javanese
  • Region: Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between French Guiana and Guyana
  • Capital: Paramaribo
  • Currency: Surinamese dollars (SRD)
  • Population: 591,919 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $8.508 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 164
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 806,881 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 188 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 212,900 (2014 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 89,030 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Telesur
    • DIgicel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: TAS
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Swaziland

  • Language: English (official, used for government business), siSwati (official)
  • Region: Africa, Marking its northeastern border with Mozambique and stretching down to South Africa
  • Capital: Mbabane
  • Currency: Swazi Lilangeni (SZL)
  • Population: 1.391.385 (2018 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): 11.34 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 159
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 995,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Users: 414,724 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 42,000 July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    1-MTN
    2-SPTC (Swaziland Posts and Telecommunications Corporation)
    3-Swaziland Posts and Telecommunications Corporation

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Swaziland Communications Commission SCCOM
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: The logo of the Commission, the type of the equipment and the alphanumeric identifications of the equipment

Safety

Sweden

  • Language: Swedish (official)
  • Region: Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, Kattegat, and Skagerrak, between Finland and Norway
  • Capital: Stockholm
  • Currency: Swedish kronor (SEK)
  • Population: 9,960,487 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $520.9 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 40
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 12,543,188 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 5.978 million (2010)
  • Internet Users: 9,041,427 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 3,104,305 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Telia
    • Tele2
    • Telenor
    • 3

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Swedish Post and Telecom Authority
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Syria

  • Language: Arabic (official), Kurdish, Armenian, Aramaic, Circassian, French, English
  • Region: Asia, Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey
  • Capital: Damascus
  • Currency: Syrian pounds (SYP)
  • Population: 18,028,549 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $50.28 billion (2015 est.)
  • Rank: 109
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 15.65 million (2017 est.)
  • Internet Users: 5,476,850 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 2,726,193 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -MTN
    -Syriatel

Telecommunication

Safety

Taiwan

  • Language: Mandarin Chinese (official), Taiwanese (Min Nan), Hakka dialects
  • Region: ASIA, Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China
  • Capital: Taipei
  • Currency: New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)
  • Population: 23,508,428 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.185 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 23
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 28,777,408 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 6.272 million
  • Internet Users: 20.601 million (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 13,565,064 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Chunghwa Telecom
    FarEasTone
    Taiwan Mobile
    Asian Pacific Telecom 4G
    T star

     

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Communications Commission
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: In Some Cases
  • Lead Time Average: 5 weeks
  • Family certificate: In Some Cases
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Bureau of Standars, Metrology and Inspection
  • Local Representative: Yes
  • In-Country Testing: In some cases
  • Lead Time Average: 5 Weeks
  • Family certificate: Yes
  • Country Label:

Tajikistan

  • Language: Tajik (official), Russian widely used in government and business
  • Region: ASIA, Central Asia, west of China, south of Kyrgyzstan
  • Capital: Dushanbe
  • Currency: Tajikistani somoni (TJS)
  • Population: 8,468,555 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $28.38 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 136
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 9.4 million (2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 6,258 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 1,705,345 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 468,000 (2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Tcell
    • Babilon Mobile
    • Beeline
    • MLT

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry of Transport and Communications
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

Tanzania

  • Language: Kiswahili or Swahili (official), Kiunguja (name for Swahili in Zanzibar), English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar), many local languages
  • Region: Africa, Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique
  • Capital: Dar es Salaam
  • Currency: Tanzanian shillings (TZS)
  • Population: 53,950,935 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $162.2 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 76
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 39,953,860 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 26,074 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 6,822,754 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 127,094 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Vodacom
    Airtel
    Tigo
    ZANTEL
    TTCL Mobile
    Benson Informatics
    MyCell
    Excellentcom
    Egotel (Lacell)
    Smart
    Smile Communications
    Halotel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: TANZANIA COMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY AUTHORITY
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: In Some Cases
  • Lead Time Average: 5 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: No

Thailand

  • Language: Thai (official) 90.7%, Burmese 1.3%, other 8%
  • Region: ASIA, Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, southeast of Burma
  • Capital: Bangkok
  • Currency: Baht (THB)
  • Population: 68,414,135 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $1.234 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 21
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 121.53 million (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 3.399 million
  • Internet Users: 8.208 million (2017 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 2.91 million (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    AIS
    DTAC
    Truemove-H
    TOT
    MY

    Mobile Virtual Network Operators

    Buzzme
    i-Kool
    Open
    Mojo
    168
    MY
    My World 3G
    Penguin

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Timor Leste

  • Language: Tetun Prasa 30.6%, Mambai 16.6%, Makasai 10.5%, Tetun Terik 6.1%, Baikenu 5.9%, Kemak 5.8%, Bunak 5.5%, Tokodede 4%, Fataluku 3.5%, Waima'a 1.8%, Galoli 1.4%, Naueti 1.4%, Idate 1.2%, Midiki 1.2%, other 4.5%
  • Region: Asia, Southeastern Asia, northwest of Australia in the Lesser Sunda Islands at the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago; note - Timor-Leste includes the eastern half of the island of Timor, the Oecussi (Ambeno) region on the northwest portion of the island of Timor, and the islands of Pulau Atauro and Pulau Jaco
  • Capital: Dili
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Population: 1,291,358 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $6.753 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 171
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 1,546,624 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Users: 318,373 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 2,364 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

Telecommunication

  • Regulatory Authorities: National Communications Authority of Timor-Leste
  • Lead Time Average: 8 Weeks

Safety

Togo

  • Language: French (official, the language of commerce), Ewe and Mina (the two major African languages in the south), Kabye (sometimes spelled Kabiye) and Dagomba (the two major African languages in the north)
  • Region: AFRICA, Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Benin and Ghana
  • Capital: Lome
  • Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF)
  • Population: 7,965,055 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $12.94 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 156
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 6,219,981 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1,168 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 877,310 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 36,111 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Togocel
    • Moov

Telecommunication

  • Regulatory Authorities: Autorité de Reglementation des Secteurs de Postes et Telecommunications (ART&P)
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 8 Weeks

Safety

Tonga

  • Language: Tongan and English 76.8%, Tongan, English, and other language 10.6%, Tongan only (official) 8.7%, English only (official) 0.7%, other 1.7%, none 2.2%
  • Region: OCEANIA, archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand
  • Capital: Nuku'alofa
  • Currency: pa'anga (TOP)
  • Population: 106,479 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $587 million (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 212
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 80,000 (2016 est.)
  • Internet Users: 42,552 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 11,000 (2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Digicel

    TCC

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry Of Information And Communications
  • Local Representative: No
  • In-Country Testing: No
  • Lead Time Average: 2 Weeks
  • Family certificate: No

Safety

Trinidad and Tobago

  • Language: English (official), Trinidadian Creole English, Tobagonian Creole English, Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), Trinidadian Creole French, Spanish, Chinese
  • Region: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela
  • Capital: Port of Spain
  • Currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollars (TTD)
  • Population: 1,218,208 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $43.01 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 114
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 2,165,847 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 241,690
  • Internet Users: 846,000 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 272,187 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • bMobile
    • Digicel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: TATT
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 1 Week
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Tunisia

  • Language: Arabic (official, one of the languages of commerce), French (commerce), Berber (Tamazight)
  • Region: Africa, Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Libya
  • Capital: Tunis
  • Currency: Tunisian dinars (TND)
  • Population: 11,403,800 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $135.4 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 80
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 14,334,080 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 576 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 5,665,242 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,113,168 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Tunisie Telecom
    Ooredoo
    Orange

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Instance Nationale de Telecommunications INT
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 3 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: N/A
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A

Turkey

  • Language: Turkish (official), Kurdish, other minority languages
  • Region: ASIA, Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria
  • Capital: Ankara
  • Currency: Turkish liras (TRY)
  • Population: 80,845,215 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $2.173 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 14
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 77,800,170 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 7,093 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 46,838,412 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 11,308,444 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    1. Turkcell
    2. Vodafone
    3. Turk Telekom

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Information And Communication Technologies Authority
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Turkmenistan

  • Language: Turkmen (official) 72%, Russian 12%, Uzbek 9%, other 7%
  • Region: ASIA, Central Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Kazakhstan
  • Capital: Ashgabat
  • Currency: Turkmen manat (TMM)
  • Population: 5,351,277 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $103.5 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 85
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 8.575 million (2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 714 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 951,925 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 665,000 (2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • MTS
    • TM CELL

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Turkmenistan Ministry of Communications
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: In some cases
  • Lead Time Average: 16 weeks
  • Family certificate: In some cases
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Turks and Caicos Islands

  • Language: English (official)
  • Region: two island groups in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of The Bahamas, north of Haiti
  • Capital: Grand Turk (Cockburn Town)
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Population: 52,570 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $632 million (2007 est.)
  • Rank: 211
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: not available
  • Internet Hosts: 73,217
  • Internet Users: not available
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: not available
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Digicel
    • FLOW

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: TCI
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: NO
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: NO

Tuvalu

  • Language: Tuvaluan (official), English (official), Samoan, Kiribati (on the island of Nui)
  • Region: Oceania, island group consisting of nine coral atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, about half way from Hawaii to Australia
  • Capital: Funafuti
  • Currency: Tuvaluan dollars or Australian dollars (AUD)
  • Population: 11,052 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $42 million (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 227
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 7,600 (2016 est.)
  • Internet Users: 5,042 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 2.000 (2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -TTC

Telecommunication

Safety

Uganda

  • Language: English (official national language, taught in grade schools, used in courts of law and by most newspapers and some radio broadcasts), Ganda or Luganda (most widely used of the Niger-Congo languages, preferred for native language publications in the capital and may be taught in school), other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili, Arabic
  • Region: Africa, East-Central Africa, west of Kenya, east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Capital: Kampala
  • Currency: Ugandan shillings (UGX)
  • Population: 39,570,125 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $88.67 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 91
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 24,948,878 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 32,683 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 18,148,923 (sep.2017 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 262,286 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Airtel
    • MTN
    • Smart Telecom
    • Africell
    • Warid
    • UT Mobile
    • Essar

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Uganda Communications Commission
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 5 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: No

Ukraine

  • Language: Ukrainian (official) 67.5%, Russian (regional language) 29.6%, other (includes small Crimean Tatar-, Moldovan/Romanian-, and Hungarian-speaking minorities) 2.9% (2001 est.)
  • Region: EUROPE, Eastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Poland, Romania, and Moldova in the west and Russia in the east
  • Capital: Kyiv
  • Currency: Hryvnia (UAH)
  • Population: 44,033,874 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $368.8 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 51
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 55,714,733 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 2,173 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 23,202,067 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 7,186,579 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Kyivstar
    • Intertelecom
    • TriMob
    • Vodafone
    • lifecell
    • PEOPLEnet

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: National Commission for the State Regulation of Communications and Informatization
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 7 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: UkrSEPRO
  • Local Representative: NO
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: Depends on the equipment
  • Country Label: Ukraine Mark - The number above the mark is the number of the Certification Body
  • Country Label:

United Arab Emirates

  • Language: Arabic (official), Persian, English, Hindi, Urdu
  • Region: ASIA, Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia
  • Capital: Abu Dhabi
  • Currency: Emirati dirhams (AED)
  • Population: 6,072,475 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $686.8 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 34
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 19,826,224 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 337,804 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 5,370,299 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 2,320,837 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Etisalat
    • du

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA)
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: In Some Cases
  • Lead Time Average: 2 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

United Kingdom

  • Language: English
  • Region: EUROPE, Western Europe, islands - including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland - between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea; northwest of France
  • Capital: London
  • Currency: British pounds (GBP)
  • Population: 65,648,100 (2016 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $2.914 trillion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 10
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 79,173,658 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 8.107 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 61,064,454 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 33,140,662 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ofcom
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 6 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES
  • Country Label: CE Mark
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

United States

  • Language: English 79%, Spanish 13%, other Indo-European 3.7%, Asian and Pacific island 3.4%, other 1% (2015 est.)
  • Region: North America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico
  • Capital: Washington, DC
  • Currency: US Dollar (USD)
  • Population: 326,625,791 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $17.97 trillion (2015 est.)
  • Rank: 3
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 395.881 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 505 million (2015)
  • Internet Users: 276.6 million (2014 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 121.53 million (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    Top 5

    • Verizon Wireless
    • AT&T Mobility
    • Sprint Corporation
    • T-Mobile US
    • U.S Cellular

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: Yes
  • Regulatory Authorities: FCC
  • Local Representative: Yes
  • In-Country Testing: Yes
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: Yes
  • Country Label: This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Country Label: Safety Label
  • Country Label:

Uruguay

  • Language: Spanish (official)
  • Region: Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Argentina and Brazil
  • Capital: Montevideo
  • Currency: Uruguayan pesos (UYU)
  • Population: 3,360,148 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $78.15 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 96
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 5,116,736 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1.036 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: total: 2 million (2014 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,113,566 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Antel
    • Movistar
    • Claro

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: URSEC
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Uzbekistan

  • Language: Uzbek (official) 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1%
  • Region: ASIA, Central Asia, north of Turkmenistan, south of Kazakhstan
  • Capital: Tashkent
  • Currency: Uzbekistani soum (UZS)
  • Population: 29,748,859 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $222.6 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 64
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 24,265,460 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 56,075 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 13,791,083 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 3,444,330 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    UCell
    Beeline
    UMS
    Uzmobile
    Perfectum

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: The State Committee for Communication, Informatization and Telecommunication Technologies of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: YES
  • Lead Time Average: 4 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Venezuela

  • Language: SpanishSpanish (official), numerous indigenous dialects
  • Region: Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, between Colombia and Guyana
  • Capital: Caracas
  • Currency: Bolivar Soberano
  • Population: 31,304,016 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $380.7 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 48
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 27,600,893 (July 2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 1.016 million (2012)
  • Internet Users: 18,547,381 (July 2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 7,660,417 (July 2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Digitel GSM
    • Movistar
    • Movilnet

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: CONATEL
  • Local Representative: Not Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 5 weeks
  • Family certificate: NO
  • Country Label: N/A

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: NO
  • Regulatory Authorities: N/A
  • Local Representative: N/A
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: N/A
  • Family certificate: N/A
  • Country Label: N/A

Vietnam

  • Language: Vietnamese (official), English (increasingly favored as a second language), some French, Chinese, and Khmer, mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)
  • Region: ASIA, Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea, as well as China, Laos, and Cambodia
  • Capital: Hanoi
  • Currency: Dong (VND)
  • Population: 96,160,163 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $647.4 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 36
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 120,016,181 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 189,553 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 49.741 million (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 4,526,077 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Vietnamobile
    • S-Fone
    • Viettel Mobile
    • Mobifone
    • Vinafone
    • Gmobile

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Ministry Of Information And Communications
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: In Some Cases
  • Lead Time Average: 6 Weeks
  • Family certificate: In some cases
  • Country Label:

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A
  • Regulatory Authorities: Bureau of Standars, Metrology & Isnpection
  • Local Representative: Yes
  • In-Country Testing: In some cases
  • Lead Time Average: 5 Weeks
  • Family certificate: In some cases

Yemen

  • Language: Arabic (official)
  • Region: ASIA, Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Red Sea, between Oman and Saudi Arabia
  • Capital: Sanaa
  • Currency: Yemeni rials (YER)
  • Population: 28,036,829 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $38.6 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 122
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 16,433,055 (2016 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 33,206 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 6,732,928 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 1,165,828 (2016 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:
    • Spacetel
    • Yemen Mobile
    • HiTS-UNITEL (Y)
    • Sabafon

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology (MoTIT)
  • Local Representative: Required
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 10 weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

  • Obligatory Certification: N/A

Zambia

  • Language: Bemba 33.4%, Nyanja 14.7%, Tonga 11.4%, Lozi 5.5%, Chewa 4.5%, Nsenga 2.9%, Tumbuka 2.5%, Lunda (North Western) 1.9%, Kaonde 1.8%, Lala 1.8%, Lamba 1.8%, English (official) 1.7%, Luvale 1.5%, Mambwe 1.3%, Namwanga 1.2%, Lenje 1.1%, Bisa 1%, other 9.7%, unspecified 0.2%
  • Region: Africa, Southern Africa, east of Angola, south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Capital: Lusaka
  • Currency: Zambian kwacha (ZMK)
  • Population: 15,972,001 (July 2017 est.)
  • GDP (Millions): $68.89 billion (2017 est.)
  • Rank: 101
  • Mobile Telephone Subscribers: 13,438,539 (2017 est.)
  • Internet Hosts: 16,571 (2012)
  • Internet Users: 3,956,252 (2016 est.)
  • Telephone Main lines in Use: 101,444 (2017 est.)
  • Cellular Carriers:

    -Airtel
    -MTN
    -Zamtel

Telecommunication

  • Obligatory Certificate: YES
  • Regulatory Authorities: Lesotho Communications Authority (LCA)
  • Local Representative: YES
  • In-Country Testing: NO
  • Lead Time Average: 4 Weeks
  • Family certificate: YES

Safety

Zimbabwe

  • Language: Shona (official; most widely spoken), Ndebele (official, second most widely spoken), English (official; traditionally used for official business), 13 minority languages (official; includes Chewa, Chibarwe, Kalanga, Koisan, Nambya, Ndau, Shangani, sign language, Sotho, Tonga, Tswana, Venda, and Xhosa)
  • Region: AFRICA, Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia