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ANATEL ACT No 7971 – Technical criteria for IPv6

  • ANATEL has released Act 7971, which contains technical standards for assessing IPv6 protocol compliance in telecommunication products. 
  • This new Act will take effect on January 8, 2024. The Act specifies the technical standards for terminal equipment having an interface designed for mobile and stationary services. 
  • The following are the major modifications to the standard: 
  1. RFC 2460 IPv6 standard was replaced by RFC 8200 for Mobile Service (WWAN). 
  1. Formalise that for products using ANATEL-approved WWAN modules, where the entire IPv6 protocol is implemented in the WWAN module (not by the host), only the IPv6 protocol verification or testing using RFC 8200 would be sufficient to demonstrate the host meets ANATEL IPv6 requirements. In addition, the manufacturer must sign a statement stating that the IPv6 protocol is properly incorporated within the module. 

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Praveen Rao

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

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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