Bureau Veritas EAW Weekly Update August 20th

Issue 21, Volume 1, August 20th, 2019

Bureau Veritas Provides a Total Solution for Charging Stations, and In-Cable Control and Protection Device

Bureau Veritas Group provides a comprehensive “one-stop” testing and certification solution. We can provide a comprehensive solution for CB/CE/ GB+International Approval+EMC/ RF+Conformance testing / carrier approval for EV Charging station field.

In order to meet the rapidly growth of safety requirements applicable to the power charging technology and help promote deployment of safer electric vehicles. Bureau Veritas is the core member of ASEFA providing a “one-stop” testing and certification solution of E.V.Ready Mark to all players covering vehicle manufacturer, Charging station manufacturer, installer, operator, utilities, network, etc.

E.V READY Mark is a Certification Mark that provides an answer to the questions of Interoperability, Security and Performance for EV Charging Station by taking into account both the product and its installation, which is highly recognized in French and other European market with fast and effective market access.

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Analyst Predicts IoT Annual Growth Rate to be 12%

Analyst firm 451 Research has predicted that the number of connected IoT Devices will reach 14 billion by 2024 with a compound annual growth rate of 12%. The market opportunity of IoT Devices is expected to reach $658 Billion by 2024 as well.

Read more at Yahoo Finance.

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South Africa ICASA published a notice to make amendments to the 2015 South Africa Frequency Plan

On July 23, 2019 The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has issued a notice of intention to amend their 2015 Frequency Spectrum Regulation. The use or possession of the Radio Apparatus in accordance with the specified frequency bands & specifications shall not require a radio frequency spectrum license.

This is an opportunity for manufacturer of radio product whereby the frequency bands not yet de-license in South Africa. Please submit your request to ICASA within 30 days from the date of issuance.

Philippines NTC issued Memorandum regarding Type Approval/Acceptance of Equipment based on the specific integrated Radio Module

The Philippine’s National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has issued a Memorandum on Aug. 7, 2019 regarding Type Approval/Acceptance of Equipment based on the specific integrated Radio Module.

In the Memorandum, NTC requested:

  1. The host/end product shall be Type Approved/Accepted as per specific integrated/installed RF Module.
  2. An equipment model with single Regulatory Model Name (RMN) with multiple marketing model name shall be issued a certificate per marketing model basis.

This order shall take effect immediately upon approval, for strict compliance.