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WiMax Customer Premises Equipment Requirements in Australia, Summary

WiMax approval for imported devices is not possible in Australia at the moment as the ACMA have not established a…

Tue, 15 Dec 2009  |  Read more

Christmas & New Year Holiday Hours

Approvals/Consulting:  Approval Specialists will be open over the holiday season with the exception of public holidays Test Labs: Austest Labs will…

Tue, 15 Dec 2009  |  Read more

VCCI Japan enforce EMC emission limits above 1GHz….eventually

VCCI Council will commence enforcement of radiated disturbance limits above 1GHz for products subject to conformity verification report filing on and after October…

Mon, 14 Dec 2009  |  Read more

South Korea customs clearance procedure changes for Telecommunications and Radiocomms devices

Effective 1 Jan 2010, the Korea Customs Service has amended customs importation procedures for all products falling under the scope of…

Sun, 13 Dec 2009  |  Read more

Independent of Host module certification in Japan

Independent of Host (IOH) module certification in Japan for either wireless or wireline devices is subject to the following conditions: –…

Sat, 12 Dec 2009  |  Read more

RoHS Testing for CE Marking at Austest Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide

Austest Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide can now perform RoHS testing of electrical components and printed circuit boards for manufacturers and…

Thu, 10 Dec 2009  |  Read more

Latest Taiwan Approval Requirements for WWAN devices

Here’s a summary of NCC  approval requirements for Wireless Lan devices Firstly, it’s important to note that Notebook PCs equipped with WLAN,…

Thu, 10 Dec 2009  |  Read more

ACMA Carrier Acceptance of IMT-2000/3G and GSM Mobile Devices slightly more pragmatic

A-Tick compliance of GSM and 3G devices in Australia requires testing to the relevant ACMA standards, carrier acceptance, the compilation…

Sun, 15 Nov 2009  |  Read more

Harvest Labs expands New Zealand Chorus Telepermit Testing to include VDSL2

Harvest adds VDSL2 to Chorus New Zealand telecommunications testing scope

Sun, 1 Nov 2009  |  Read more

Austest Melbourne expands Telecom NZ Accredited Standards inc ISDN

Austest Melbourne has expanded it’s telecommunications service offerings with the addition of the following New Zealand Telecom Accredited Standards testing: All…

Fri, 28 Aug 2009  |  Read more

AU/NZ Electrical Equipment, Draft Standards for Comment

The following draft standards are available for you to comment on. The closing date for comment on these draft standards…

Thu, 16 Jul 2009  |  Read more

European EMC Directive Update

As of 20 July 2009, EMC Directive 2004/108/EC will be in force, replacing EMC Directive 89/336/EEC.    For products marketed in the…

Tue, 14 Jul 2009  |  Read more

Austest Sydney moves to A2LA as ACMA Recognised Testing Authority and accredited laboratory for Safety and EMC

Following from the recent successful transition of Austest Melbourne’s ISO 17025 accreditation from NATA to A2LA, Austest Sydney has achieved…

Mon, 13 Jul 2009  |  Read more

ACTA increases filing fee for USA Telecommunications Equipment Approvals

Effective July 15, the US Administrative Council for Terminal Attachments (ACTA) increased its fee for processing Telephone Terminal Equipment (TTE)…

Mon, 13 Jul 2009  |  Read more

Mandatory Certification of Lithium Batteries in Korea

Portable lithium secondary cells and batteries for use in portable electrical equipment have been included in the Korean safety certification…

Mon, 13 Jul 2009  |  Read more