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Global Certification Technical Update

February 2019

February 2019 Updates


Brazil ANATEL – Declaration of SAR Value on Product Packaging or Manual

Effective January 30, 2019

Res. 700/2018, Article 11 and Legal Letter nº 659/2018 published by ANATEL in Dec 2018.

All portable devices subject to SAR tests will have to show in their packaging or physical/electronic manual the maximum SAR value measured by the lab during SAR tests. When the manufacturer decides to display this information in the electronic manual, it is required to have details in the physical manual indicating how to access the electronic manual.

ANATEL Technical Requirements for Terminals and Base Station Radios using NB-IoT Technology in Brazil

ANATEL published a public consultation about new technical requirements for Terminals and Base Station radios using NB-IoT technology. The final version will be published after this public consultation. Once it is published, it will be possible to homologate devices using NB-IoT in Brazil.

The summary of the new requirements is below:

  • Terminal Access Station – NB-IoT LTE Cat. M1 – ETSI TS 136 521-1 V14.4.0 (2017-11)
  • Terminal Access Station – NB-IoT Cat. NB1 – ETSI TS 136 521-1 V14.4.0 (2017-11)
  • NB-IoT Base Station Transmitter – ETSI TS 136 141 V15.3.0 (2018-07)

Official documents can be found in ANATEL website here.

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