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The CTIA has again delayed the dates when compliance with CTIA OTA (Over-The-Air) Test Plan, Version 3.8.2 (published April), and CTIA MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) OTA Test Plan, Version 1.2, become mandatory.

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The dates for mandatory compliance are now:

  • June 7, 2019 – CTIA OTA Test Plan, Version 3.8.2 (without LTE Cat. M1 and forearm testing)
  • July 12, 2019 – CTIA OTA Test Plan, Version 3.8.2 (with LTE Cat. M1 and forearm testing)
  • July 26, 2019 – CTIA MIMO OTA Test Plan, Version 1.2

CTIA is the trade organization dedicated to the US wireless communications industry. It helps ensure full compatibility for all wireless devices offered onto the market in the US and in 2018 issued revised versions of both CTIA OTA Test Plan, Version 3.8.2, and the CTIA MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) OTA Test Plan, Version 1.2.

For more information on the changes that will be introduced by the latest versions of these test plans, review our original article from January 2019.

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Updated: June 7, 2019