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.