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

Senegal ARPT issues a new type approval regulation

On 27th August 2021, a new regulation has been issued but not yet published on the authority website.

The regulation publishes a template of label to be affixed on the equipment with a possibility to adapt the label to the size of the equipment.

The regulation also requires a sample. The same provision existed in the old regulation but was never enforced. Realtime confirmed that the sample waiver provision will be maintained for the time being.

SENEGAL: Notice on the restrictions for usage of Signal booster and Signal jammers

ARPT, considering the frequency bands are licensed solely to the mobile operators informed the public that the usage of Signal boosters as a technical solution to boost the coverage should agreed directly with the mobile operators.

Regarding signal jammers, ARPT considers that according to article 69 of decree 2019-1877 ( 11 novembre 2019), the use of means to alter communications is forbidden unless authorized by ARPT under special circumstances related to the public security.

The notice was published on March 24th on the authority website

Senegal : State of emergency extended until May 5

Senegal has announced on April 5th that the country will be extending its state of emergency for thirty (30) more days.ARTP, Regulatory authority of Senegal has informed us that they have implmented many measures to prevent Covid-19 infections but they…

Senegal has announced on April 5th that the country will be extending its state of emergency for thirty (30) more days.
ARTP, Regulatory authority of Senegal has informed us that they have implmented many measures to prevent Covid-19 infections but they are still operational nonetheless.