The Telecommunications Engineering Center (TEC) in India will enforce mandatory TEC approval requirements for products in the Phase II product list.  The following products are within the scope of Phase II:

  1. Transmission Terminal Equipment (Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) Equipment, Multiplexing Equipment)
  2. PON (Passive Optical Network) Family of Broadband Equipment (PON ONT, PON ONU and PON OLT)
  3. Feedback Device

The following information should be considered when planning TEC compliance:

  • TEC is currently accepting applications, and all products in the above list must comply by October 1, 2020
  • ILAC test reports will be accepted for Technical Parameters of the ER (SAR, Interfaces and Radio reports) until September 30, 2020
  • EMC and Safety testing must be completed locally in India
  • Enforcement of mandatory labeling requirements will be delayed for 6 months from the date of TEC certification