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Global Certification Technical Update

February 2019

February 2019 Updates


Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Announced Items Exempted from Type Approval/Certification of Compliance to Technical Stardards, No. 4.999/2018/PTA

Effective December 19, 2018

Following equipment is exempted from type approval/certification of Compliance to Techical Standards. Applicant may approach Customs Authorities for release of following equipment as per their procedure:

  1. Networking Equipment (Switches, Firewalls, Servers, Storage Devices)
  2. Laptops/Desktops/Personal Computer (Non-Sim based devices)
  3. Tablet PC with Wifi only Functionality (Non-Sim based devices)
  4. GPS only devices
  5. Smart Watches with Bluetooth/Wifi functionality only (Without SIM or Tracking Features)

List of exempted items are also available as Annex-E in Type Approval Regulations 2018 at

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