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We have the following information from Global Regulator authorities who have decided to limit or suspend operations due to COVID-19. Please see the below updated in red.

Country

Authority

Actions

Maldives

CAM

Nepal

NTA

Venezuela

CONATEL

Bahamas

URAC

 

Officers are working remotely, delay is expected.

Bolivia

ATT

British Virgin Islands

MOC

Canada

ISED

Ecuador

ARCOTEL

Guatemala

SIT

Honduras

CONATEL

Jordan

TRC

Kuwait

CITRA

Lebanon

MOT

Malaysia

SIRIM

Morocco

ANRT

Papua New Guinea

PNGTEL

Paraguay

CONATEL

Peru

MTC

Philippines

NTC

Russia

FAC/FSS

Rwanda

RURA

South Africa

ICASA/SABS

Sri Lanka

TRL

Turks & Caicos

TCITC

Tunisia

CERT

 

 

Country

Authority

Actions

USA

FCC

The FCC’s Laboratory division in Colombia MD will temporarily discontinue the DFS verification demonstration.

Argentina

ENACOM

The government of Argentina has extended the national quarantine until June 28 in Buenos Aires where ENACOM is located. The laboratories are accepting samples and testing but on a limited schedule, and ENACOM staff is working remotely. ENACOM has extended type approval certificates with expiration dates between March 16 – June 30 by 60 days past the original expiration date.   

Brazil

Anatel

The certificates with due date between March 6th to June 30th 2020 can exempt testing and providing internal and external photos if the device won’t be changed.

Chile

SUBTEL

SUBTEL in has delayed the implementation of the new type approval procedure indefinitely, due to the current situation with COVID-19. Applications may be submitted according to the previous application procedure until further notice from SUBTEL.

India

WPC/ TEC

Government has relaxed the quarantine restrictions that are now limited to containment zones only. TEC and WPC operating at 50% capacity, and we expect continued delays until they are back to full capacity. 

Indonesia

SDPPI

SDPPI lab re-opened on June 8 and is currently operating at 50% capacity with other lab staff working remotely. For Routers, Switches, Video Conferencing and DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) products, SDPPI is accepting accredited EMC and Safety reports, and local functional testing may be delayed by up to 6 months after the type approval is issued.

China

SRRC

They are slowly starting to work again but they are not 100% fully working.

Mexico

IFETEL

Government in Mexico once again extended the suspension of activities until June 30. IFT is now accepting electronic applications and is issuing approvals while IFT staff works remotely

 

We will continue to update the latest developments worldwide and stay healthy and safe.

If you have any inquiry, please do not hesitate to contact us.


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