Namibia – SIM Registration Awareness

The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) on Tuesday, 07 June 2022 officially launched the National SIM Registration Consumer Awareness Campaign, which aims to educate the public on the importance of the registration of SIM cards in Namibia. The registration process will be carried out in terms of Regulations and License Conditions made pursuant to Part 6 of Chapter V of the Communications Act (No. 8 of 2009).
From January 2023, registration of all SIM cards will be mandatory.

QATAR CRA issues WIFI 6E regulation

On April 26th, Qatar published on its website its policy regarding WIFI 6E. In that document, CRA explains that the decision on the spectrum assignments for WIFI 6E will be done in two phases.

Phase 1: An immediate release of a class license for the use of WIFI 6E in the band 5925-6425 MHz

Phase 2: The decision on the assignment of the upper band 6425-7125MHz will be taken after the WRC 23

Also, CRA instructed on the use of the lower band as follows

  • Indoor use Only @23dBm
  • Outdoor and Indoor use @14dBm

For more on the conditions of use of the 5925-6425MHz, a guideline from CRA can be downloaded from our Knowledge Center

Senegal ARPT issues a new Regulation for SRDs

On March 17th, ARTP issued a new regulation for Short Range Devices Regulations.

The new regulation opens new bands for new applications:

  • more bands are allowed for inductive applications like Wireless Chargers
  • 24.05-24.5GHz and 77-81GHz are open for RTTT
  • 57-64GHz is allowed for Non specific applications including radars
  • more bands for radiodetermination, TLPR, TLP
  • 6000-8500MHz for Non Specific including UWB

For the full copy of the regulation, you are invited to download from our knowledge center