Namibie CRAN ammended Type Approval regulations

Namibia CRAN gazetted an amendment Type approval regulation 11 sept 2019

Here are the mains points:

1- Type approval will be equipment specific and not per person. It means that any third party can get a copy of an existing type approval certificate by applying through  simplified certificate scheme

2- Validity of certificate is 3 years, no change from previous regulation.  Renewal applications to be submitted within a period of less than 30 days and no more than 60 days from date of expiry.

3- a new list of  “Telecommunication Equipements” that are exempted from type approval

CRAN exemption list

4- Telecommunication Equipments exempted from Type approval still need to be declared to Authority prior to their import

This list of exemption adds up with the previous published list of devices  that are not considered by CRAN as Telecommunication equipments and hence exempted from type approval. (as per STATEMENT OF INTERPRETATION OF THE DEFINITION OF

CRAN not communication equipment

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Saudi Arabia CICT Publishes MVNO and IoT-VNO licensing terms

On 31th of October 2018, CICT published on their website the licensing terms for MVNO and IoT-VNO.

“The terms and conditions of the IoT-VNO license indicate the eligibility of licensees to obtain Class A license to provide the services of the Virtual Internet Operator,  confirming that this license is an extension of its efforts to keep up The latest global technologies and the development of the telecommunications market, the development of the telecommunications market and opening up the field while stimulating new companies to invest in the market” Says CITC on their website…

The documents are in arabic, English version is not yet available.  However, send us a request and we will send you the english version when it becomes available. (info at

License terms for MVNO and IoT-VNO

Click to access PL-SP-021-A-MVNO.pdf

Application process

Click to access PL-LD-041-A-Iot-VNO.pdf