Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

IFT-011-2022 (NOM-221 Section 3) in Mexico Becomes effective.

The new technical provision IFT-011-2022 (NOM-221 Part 3) was published by the Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT)- the technical specifications for Mobile Terminal Equipment.

It went into effect on March 12, 2023, after being published for 180 days in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF).

This applies to cell phones and smart phones that uses the radio spectrum and a connection to telecommunications networks for the Cellular Broadcasting Service (CBS) to receive and process emergency alert messages.

The aforementioned devices must now meet the technical requirement of IFT-011-2022 and obtain IFT approval through testing by authorized laboratories in order to comply with the new provision.

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA