Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

ANATEL launches Public Consultation on Draft Act regarding Approval of Certain Products by DoC

The National Telecommunications Agency of Brazil (ANATEL) issued public consultation No. 60 on the Operational Procedure for Telecommunications Product Approval by Declaration of Conformity on October 31, 2023. 

The applicable devices are telecommunications equipment designed for personal use only (Amateur Radio, Citizen’s Radio, Maritime Mobile, Aeronautical Mobile, and Satellite Communication Services). There are two requirements for seeking approval: 

Declaration of Conformity approval in the absence of a test report 

The conformity assessment may be carried out through a Declaration of Conformity, without the presentation of a test report or certification granted to the product abroad, for equipment proven to be produced by hand and with no commercial purpose, or for equipment intended for amateur radio service manufactured prior to 1982. 

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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