Extension of mandatory certification date for 12 products (ERs) notified under phase-III and IV of MTCTE by three months i.e. from 01.01.2024 to 01.04.2024

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The deadline for the mandatory certification of 12 products (ERs) among the 44 products listed under MTCTE phase-III and IV is extended by three months, from 01.01.2024 to 01.04.2024. The specific products included in this extension are detailed in Annexure-I. 

S No ER Product Notified in Phase 
Base Station for Cellular Network Phase-III 
Repeater for Cellular Network Phase-III 
Smart Electricity Meter Phase-III 
SIM Phase-IV 
HF Radio Phase-IV 
Mobile Radio Trunking System Phase-IV 
VHF UHF Radio System Equipment Phase-IV 
PTP PMP Microwave Fixed Radio Systems Phase-IV 
LAN Switch Phase-IV 
10 Router Phase-IV 
11 IP Security Equipment Phase-IV 
12 Satellite Communication Equipment Phase-IV 

It is important to note that the mandatory certification date for the remaining 32 products (ERs) remains unchanged, set at 01.01.2024. The comprehensive list of these 32 products can be found in Annexure-II. 

S No ER/Product Notified in Phase 
Compact Cellular Network Phase-III 
Equipments Operating in 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Band Phase-III 
IoT Gateway Phase-II 
Tracking Device Phase-III 
End Point Device for Environmental Monitoring Phase-III 
Radio Broadcast Receiver RBR Phase-IV 
Optical Fibre-Single Mode Phase-IV 
Optical Fibre Cable Phase-IV 
DSL Equipments Phase-IV 
10 Signalling Gateway Phase-IV 
11 Session Border Controller Phase-IV 
12 Softswitch Phase-IV 
13 Media Gateway Phase-IV 
14 Precision Timing Protocol Grand Master Equipment Phase-IV 
15 Infiniband Switch Phase-IV 
16 IP Multimedia Conferencing Equipment Phase-IV 
17 Conferencing Equipment Phase-IV 
18 Transmission Terminal Equipment-2 (DWDM, Digital Cross Connect) Phase-IV 
19 Mobility Management Entity (MME) Phase-IV 
20 Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)/Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN) Phase-IV 
21 Base Station Controller (BSC)/Radio Network Controller (RNC) Phase-IV 
22 Cell Broadcast Centre (CBC) Phase-IV 
23 Gateway Mobile Location Centre (GMLC) Phase-IV 
24 Home Location Register (HLR)/Authentication Centre (AUC)/Home Subscriber Server (HSS) Phase-IV 
25 Mobile Switching Centre (MSC)/MSC-Server (MSC-S)/Gateway MSC (GMSC)/Gateway MSC-Server (GMSC-S) including Visitor Location Register (VLR) Phase-IV 
26 OTA and DM or FOTA Phase-IV 
27 Service Control Point (SCP) Phase-IV 
28 Operation Maintenance Support (OMC)/Element Management System (EMS)/Network Management System (NMS)/Operation Support System (OSS) Phase-IV 
29 Serving Gateway (S-GW)/Packet Gateway (P-GW) Phase-IV 
30 Short Message Service Centre (SMSC) Phase-IV 
31 Serving Mobile Location Centre (SMLC) or eSMLC Phase-IV 
32 Equipment Identity Register (EIR) Phase-IV 

The deadline for the acceptance of test reports, specifically for technical parameters, issued by laboratories accredited by International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (LAC) signatories from non-border sharing countries is extended by three months. The new deadline is from 31.12.2023 to 31.03.2024. This extension applies specifically to the 08 products (ERs) outlined in Annexure-III. 

S No ER/Product Notified in Phase 
Base Station for Cellular Network Phase-III 
Repeater for Cellular Network Phase-III 
Compact Cellular Network Phase-III 
SIM Phase-IV 
HF Radio Phase-IV 
VHF UHF Radio System Equipment Phase-IV 
Radio Broadcast Receiver RBR Phase-IV 
Satellite Communication Equipment Phase-IV 

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