Colombia –Introduces New Regulations for ITE Equipment
SAFEGUARDS | Electrical & Electronics NO. 064/16
New Requirements imposed onto devices that connect to the Public Switching Telephone Network (PSTN).
COLOMBIA: The Colombia telecommunications regulator, Comision de Regulacion de Comunicaciones (CRC) will be making an update to their existing regulation that pertains to all mobile phones, satellite connected devices, and devices connected to the Public Switching Telephone Network (PSTN)sometime this year. Effective this year, all terminal equipment that operates in mobile bands and transmits data will be required to obtain type approval.
Currently, equipment that transmits only data via the cellular network does not require type approval. The amendment to the resolution will impact all products currently being marketed into Colombia, as well as any products already in Colombia that did not require approval before this announcement.
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