The Telecommunication Engineering Center (TEC) in India has released Essential Requirements (ERs) for all remaining product categories under TEC’s scope, with the exception of LAN Switches.  The following is a list of products that now have a final ER available:

  • Mobile Handsets (Smartphones, Tablets, Dongles)
  • Tracking Devices
  • Smart Watches
  • IoT Gateways
  • Smart Cameras
  • IP Terminals 
  • Media Gateways
  • DSL Equipment
  • Signaling Gateways
  • Session Border Controllers
  • Base Stations for Cellular Networks
  • Repeater for Cellular Networks
  • Compact Cellular Networks
  • Soft Switches
  • End Point Devices for Environment Monitoring
  • Smart Electricity Meters
  • Equipment Operating in the 2.4GHz and 5GHz Bands
  • VHF & UHF Radio System Equipment
  • PTP & PMP Microwave Fixed Radio Systems
  • HF Radios
  • Mobile Radio Trunking Systems
  • Satellite Communication Equipment

TEC approval of products within these categories will become mandatory in the future when TEC issues product lists of future “Phases.”  TEC is currently working on the Phase 3 product list that is expected to be implemented later in 2020.