RURA –RWANDA: NEW REGULATION FOR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT

 Recall that the regulator had launched in 2019 a public consultation to this effect. The new regulation are not yet implemented but they are approved. The effective date will be communicated soon. Local Applicant: The local representative may be: – Registered Local or international manufacturers; – authorized importers and Distributors; – Licensed operators; – individuals or companies who wish to import ECE for their own use; and – Authorized registered representatives or agents of any of those parties may also…

MOZAMBIQUE

The regulatory body ARECOM (Autoridade Reguladora Das Comunicacoes  De Mocambique ) becomes  INCM (Instituto Nacional das Comunicaçoes de Moçambique). Note that is not the first change, in the past years the agency have changed INCM to ARECOM .…

CÔTE D’IVOIRE: CLOSING OF THE REGULATORY AGENCY

The processing of approval projects suspended from this day April 17, 2020 reported in an official note from the agency (ARTCI). Indeed, a case of coronavirus has been confirmed within the regulatory body. To this end, the ARTCI and AIGF (Ivorian Frequency Management Agency) have invited their agents to complete confinement for 14 days from Monday April 20 until May 3, 2020. Note that employees will work from home until further notice. This situation will impact type approval process because…

COTE D’IVOIRE: ARTCI IS WORKING FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW FREQUENCY BANDS FOR SRDs

Soon frequency bands will be used for SRDs In collaboration with AIGF (Agence Ivoirienne de Gestion des Fréquences), the Ivorian organ telecommunications regulatory plans vary Operations of SRDs in Côte d’Ivoire. For this, it has initiated negotiations with AIGF to expand the frequency bands. Indeed, these bands will unlock the SRDs that are not operational at present in Cote d’Ivoire. This is intended to facilitate the use of different categories of SRDs in the Ivorian market. As a reminder, our…

FLASH-CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: TYPE APPROVAL SUSPENDED

Following various questions we have received from customers regarding the suspension of the approval processing for projects, our engineers have held some discussions with the regulatory agency. For now, the issue of approval certificates is suspended in the country, pending a further internal reorganization of the agency. Note that the agency has not issued any official documents informing us of the reasons for this…. However, should they provide us with any information, our team will share the information we receive…