Comoros ANRTIC Publishes new regulation on SRD usage and conditions

On November 14th, ANRTIC Comoros published new regulation on SRD usage. The regulation text adopts mainly ITU-R SM 2153-6 and ERC REC (70-03) recommendation.

Wigig is now allowed in the 57-66GHz band, EN 302 567. Also, 5GHz Wlan bands are confirmed as 5150-5350Mhz/5470-5725MHz/5725-5850MHz

Regulation states that SRD devices are license free but resellers have obligations to maintain a registry of identification of customers as well as of the devices. Resellers have also the obligation to inform their customer about the usage conditions.

Regarding type approval, the new regulation does not explicitly mention if SRD requires type approval or exempted. Realtime contacted Authority and confirmed that type approval is mandatory and explicitly required by the Telecom Act.

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CRAN NAMIBIA: New list of Type Approval exempt devices

On 8th of May 2018, CRAN gazetted  a statement of interpretation of the definition of “Telecommunication equipment”. CRAN reminds that that “Telecommunication equipment” is defined as “communications or networking equipment with an interface to public network or wide area network” and with an internal or external AC/DC power supply
As a consequence several types of devices are now exempt. List below
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Tanzania TCRA : Minimal Technical Specifications for Radio Hearing Aids

On May 3rd 2018, TCRA publishes on their website two new specifications for Radio Hearing Aids and for Base Station Repeaters.

Radio hearing Aids devices can be approved in the 173.965-174.015 MHz band and testing should be carried out by manufacturer to insure the compliance to the following standards:

EN 300 422-2/ EN 301489-1-3-9/EN 300220-3/ EN60950/EN60215

Please follow this link to the source of this information

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Kuwait CITRA: WIFI user registration and Frequency bands

On 2 February 2018, The Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority in Kuwait, published a regulation  on WIFI usage. The regulation details the approval scheme for Wifi hotspots owners and their obligations regarding user registration.

The regulation also list frequency bands used by Wifi in Kuwait as follows:

Technical Requirements:

Frequency band Radiated power Standards Remarks
2400 – 2483.5 Mz 100 mW Maximum mean E.I.R.P or

10 mW/MHz in any 1 MHz band

EN 300 328 Channel 1 to 13 can be used
5150 – 5250 Mhz 200 mW Maximum mean E.I.R.P or

10 mW/MHz in any 1 MHz band

EN 301 893  
5250 – 5350 Mhz 100 mW Maximum mean E.I.R.P or

10 mW/MHz in any 1 MHz band

EN 301 893 DFS and TPC are mandatory
5470 – 5725 Mhz 500 mW Maximum mean E.I.R.P or

50 mW/MHz in any 1 MHz band

EN 301 893 DFS and TPC are mandatory
5725 – 5825 Mhz 500 mW Maximum mean E.I.R.P or

50 mW/MHz in any 1 MHz band

EN 301 893 DFS and TPC are mandatory

You can find CITRA WIFI regulation on this link. 

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