Have you heard? Argentina now requires local testing for wireless devices

Argentina requires local testing for wireless devices

ENACOM has made public a new Resolution titled “RESOL- 2022-2-APN-ENACOM#JGM”. ENACOM is Argentina’s national telecom authority. The resolution requires that from 23 February 2022 on wireless network devices must be tested within Argentina. Previously ENAC accepted foreign test reports for certification of these kind of products. ENACOM will only accept test reports from local laboratories […]

Tips for successful IoT product country approval projects

Tips for successful IoT product country approval projects

TESTiLABS offers CE&FCC&ISED testing and certification services + Country Approval services for radio products. We can do >200 countries if needed. Along the way we have learned a lot of how things work in different countries. So here’s a couple of tips for how you can make sure the approval project flows smoothly:   Product […]

Radio certification of an IoT product using a pre-certified radio module

Pre-certified radio module

Purpose of certification in all markets is to provide evidence to local authorities that your product complies the local requirements set for a radio product. Your product is more than just the pre-certified radio module. Components like other clocks, external connections, PCB design and antenna implementation all impact radio characteristics. Even more so if  your […]

US closing down 3G networks

US closing down 3G networks

In order to free spectrum to 4G & 5G and focus on 5G investments US operators are closing down their 3G networks. AT&T is closing 3G (WCDMA/HSPA) network February 2022 Verizon 3G (CDMA) shutdown is set for 31 December 2022 Sprint&T-Mobile (merged 2020)     March 31, 2022 Sprint’s older 3G (CDMA) network will be closed […]

Are you aware – UKCA marking requirement is delayed to 1.1.2023

UKCA Marking delayed

UKCA marking has been delayed from January 1, 2022, until January 1, 2023.  This means CE marked radio and electronic equipment may enter Great Britain for another year. All goods which previously needed the CE marking will not have to use the UKCA marking until 1 January 2023. This allows the manufacturers to have more time to adjust […]

Need assistance? We can help with Bluetooth Qualification!

Bluetooth Quality Consulting

Bluetooth Qualification is the process by which a member declares and demonstrates that their design complies with the requirements of the program and its specifications. The qualification grants the intellectual property license for use of the Bluetooth technology and allows the use of its trademarks. Our Bluetooth Qualification Consulting service can provide you with information […]

EU takes steps to improve the cybersecurity of wireless devices

Cyber security for CE marking

The European Commission has taken action to strengthen the cybersecurity of wireless devices. The Commission initiative’s objectives regarding wireless devices are: Improving the resiliency of networks: The devices will have to incorporate features to avoid their misuse to harm communication networks. Enhancing the protection of personal data and privacy: The devices will have to include […]

Are you puzzled with how to test hardware reliability?

Hardware Reliability Consulting

Preparing the right hardware reliability and environmental test plan requires knowledge of the standards and experience. In addition to testing itself, our hardware reliability testing experts can help you with test plan creation. We have years of experience on preparing a test plan for different kinds of products for different usage environments. The test plan […]

FCC is easing rules to bring products to US for pre-sale activities

FCC Importation and marketing rule change

The Federal Communications Commission(FCC) adopts new marketing and importation rules for pre-sale activities of radio equipment. The FCC’s aim has been to allow RF equipment manufacturers to better measure consumer interest and prepare for new product launches.  Please see chapter “PART 2—FREQUENCY ALLOCATIONS AND RADIO TREATY MATTERS; GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS” . TESTiLABS is always […]

Changes in India radio product approvals

Changes in India radio product approvals

So far India approval for radio products has required only WPC (Wireless Planning & Coordination) covering radio equipment type approval. WPC can be applied based on CE and/or FCC test results. Now India approval requires also Telecommunications Engineering Centre – TEC approval for products like gateways, access points, routers and tracking devices TEC requires also […]