Tanzania calls for comment on the draft technical specification for IoT devices

(Update November 19th 2021, TCRA just published the final version of the guidelines. you can find it on their website)

The following post was first published on October 23rd

TCRA published their first version of the draft technical specification for IoT devices (UE or BS) which employ NB-IoT Category NB1 and/or M1 rel 13 onwards.

The draft specification states the RF, EMC, SAR, Safety standards for conformity assessment as well as applicable bands within which the devices shall operate:

The draft can be found on the authority website. Interested parties can send their comments before Oct 31st 2021

Uganda – UCC warns against the use of Network repeaters “Boosters” due to interference

UCC warned through, a public notice published on July 26th, against the unauthorized used of boosters on mobile networks and their effect on the quality of service.

UCC also informs that it will take enforcement actions starting on August 1st 2021.

South Africa ICASA issues a draft National Frequency plan

ICASA issued on July 10th a draft for comment of the National Frequency Plan.

The daft takes into consideration WRC19 resolution

Interested parties can send comments Aug 27th 2021. A public hearing will be held from 7 to 9 September.

The document can be found on ICASA website

Ivory Coast: 76-77GHz is now opened for Vehicle Radars

On June 7th, AIGF (The frequency Management Agency) informed ARTCI that the band 76-77GHz is assigned for 76-77GHz and it can be allowed for radars

As a consequence of this assignation, ARTCI can approve devices in this band.

Please feel free to inquire if you need more information