TEC Certification: Non-Applicability of Certain Parameters for Various Products4. 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 Name||Parameter as per ER||Default Name as per ER|
|1||IP Multimedia Conferencing Equipment (ER No.-TEC3462xxxx)||RTCP Parameters RFC 3552 Set-A||RFC 3551. annex-P3|
|RTP Parameters RFC 3550 Set-A||RFC 3550. annex P2|
|SIP Parameters Set-A||RFC3261. Annex-P1|
|2||LAN Switch* (ER No. TEC3794xxxx)||Ethernet PWE and Service Identification||RFC 4448 Clause 4 Annex-P11|
|MPLS TP Requirement||RFC 5654 Clause 2- Anex-P11|
|TDM PWE and Service Identification||RFC 3916 Clause 4 & Clause 7.1 Annex P11|
|3||IoT Gateway ( ER No. – TEC2449xxx)||GPS Compliance||Compliance 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.