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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Egypt NTRA Updates Type Approval Procedures

The National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) in Egypt has updated the Procedures section of their website, specifically the Light Type Approval Scheme Procedure, the Tight Type Approval Scheme Procedure, and the NTRA Accredited Test Labs […]

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Rwanda RURA Updates Guidelines on the Use of SRDs

Rwanda Utilities and Regulatory Authority (RURA) issued its updated “Guidelines 008/G/R/SM-ICT/RURA/2019 of 15/11/2019 on the Use of Short Range Devices (SRDs)” on November 15, 2019.  These guidelines outline and reconfirm the mandatory type approval requirements […]

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