Bureau Veritas EAW Weekly Update October 8th

Issue 28, Volume 1, October 8th, 2019

5G Benefits Timeline

CNet has written an article about when and what 5G means to the average consumer separating the hype versus the reality.

In this fun article learn about when 5G products such as phones, laptops, routers, smart watches and connected cars will hit the market and affect you as the average person walking around

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Catherine Chen appointed Executive Vice-President of Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services

Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification (TIC) services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Chen, effective January 1, 2020, as Executive Vice-President of its Consumer Products Services division.

Based in Shanghai, China, Catherine Chen will report to Didier Michaud-Daniel, Chief Executive Officer of Bureau Veritas, and join the Group Executive Committee. She will replace Oliver Butler, who has decided to retire from the Group in 2020 after very successful years with Bureau Veritas. Over the next few months, Oliver Butler will continue to work closely with Catherine Chen to ensure a smooth transition.

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Mauritius ICTA announced starting Oct. 1, 2019 licensed dealer need to apply import clearance via ICTA web portal
Effective as from 01 October 2019, the Information and Communication Technologies (Clearance to Import ICT Equipment) Regulations 2019 requires that a licensed dealer be in possession of all relevant compliance documents (such as the technical brochure and the Declaration of Conformity or test reports) for the purpose of applying for and obtaining a clearance to import radio communication equipment into the Republic of Mauritius.
Manufacturers or their representatives, who would wish their ICT equipment to be commercialized in the Mauritian market, are therefore only expected to provide the local licensed dealers, importing and selling their ICT equipment, with all the necessary compliance documents.
Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) issued a list of Telecommunications equipment exempted from Type Approval
On Sep. 11, 2019 Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) has issued an amendment of Regulations (Government Gazette No. 6992) in respect of Type Approval and Technical Standards for Telecommunications Equipment Act, 2009.
In this amendment, a list of Telecommunications equipment have been exempted from Type Approval.
As per regulation, any person or entity that intends to connect telecommunications equipment to an electronic network in Namibia for purposes of electronic communications or intends to use, sell or offer for sale telecommunications equipment within the Republic of Namibia must apply for equipment type approval.
Please contact Bureau Veritas International Approval team if you need this service.