South Africa NRCS to Accept IEC 62368 Reports

The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) in South Africa announced on April 1, 2021 that they will be accepting SANS/IEC 62368 test reports.  Previously SANS/IEC 60950 or SANS/IEC 60065 test reports were required.  We […]

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Algeria ARPCE Issues Updated SRD Regulation

The Autorité de Régulation de la Poste et des Communications Électroniques (ARPCE) in Algeria issued Décret exécutif n° 21-43 du 3 Joumada Ethania 1442 on January 17, 2021 in the Journal Officiel de la Republique […]

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Egypt NTRA Updates SRD Guidelines

The National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) of Egypt issued updated Short-range Devices (SRD) Radio Spectrum Guidelines in December 2020.  The Guidelines layout rules for using SRDs in Egypt, and also technical controls that must be […]

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Sierra Leone Releases Updated Type Approval Regulation

The National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) in Sierra Leone issued The Telecommunication (Electronic Communication Equipment Type Approval) Regulations on November 6, 2020.  The updated regulation outlines the following, amongst other topics: Type Acceptance route for products […]

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Togo Type Approval Authority Changes to ARCEP

The regulatory authority in charge of type approvals in Togo has changed from Autorité de Réglementation des secteurs de Postes et de Télécommunications (ART&P) to Autorité de Régulation des Communications Électroniques et des Postes (ARCEP).  […]

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Botswana BOCRA Instates Indefinite Certificate Validity

The Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) will issue type approval certificates without expiration dates moving forward.   BOCRA will issue updated certificates with indefinite validity periods for products with existing BOCRA approval, and recommends applying 3 […]

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Mozambique Type Approval Authority Changes to INCM

The regulatory authority in charge of type approvals in Mozambique has changed its name from ARECOM (Autoridade Reguladora das Comunicações de Moçambique) back to INCM (Instituto Nacional das Comunicações de Moçambique).  In 2019, the authority changed from […]

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