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TEC Certification: Non-Applicability of Certain Parameters for Various Products

4. May 2023

On March 29, 2023, the Department of Telecommunications under MTCTE released the non-applicability of certain parameters for three product groups. In the associated release, it was announced that the following test parameters for IP multimedia conferencing equipment, LAN switches, and IoT gateways ER can be considered “not applicable” effective immediately until further notice.

S.No.ER NameParameter as per ERDefault Name as per ER
1IP Multimedia Conferencing Equipment (ER No.-TEC3462xxxx)RTCP Parameters RFC 3552 Set-ARFC 3551. annex-P3
RTP Parameters RFC 3550 Set-ARFC 3550. annex P2
SIP Parameters Set-ARFC3261. Annex-P1
2LAN Switch* (ER No. TEC3794xxxx)Ethernet PWE and Service IdentificationRFC 4448 Clause 4 Annex-P11
MPLS TP RequirementRFC 5654 Clause 2- Anex-P11
TDM PWE and Service IdentificationRFC 3916 Clause 4 & Clause 7.1 Annex P11
3IoT Gateway ( ER No. – TEC2449xxx)GPS ComplianceCompliance to GoI notification GSR no. 436 (E).

The mentioned information should be submitted during the certification process instead of the requested test parameters.

Under the Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Rules of 2017, there is a mandatory certification and testing requirement for telecom products in India. TEC certification must be completed before import into India. In this process, the products must comply with the regulations called “Essential Requirements” (ER). Imported products must also be tested in accredited test laboratories in India.

If you are interested in understanding what requirements are needed for your product to be imported into India, please do not hesitate to contact us by email or phone (Europe: +49-69-271 37 69 261, US: +1 773 654-2673). There is no cost or obligation for us to check for you. If a certification need is discovered we can provide a quotation to make sure that all your certification needs are covered.

For more information about TEC certification, please refer to our free brochure “TEC Certification Made Easy“.

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About the author: Julian Busch is founder and Managing Director of MPR International GmbH
Publisher: MPR International GmbH

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