On early August 2023, BOCRA issued a formal notification categorizing certain RF Equipment as being exempted from Type Approval, and this, following the review of Type Approval Guidelines 2023. According to the exemption list, Equipment "embedded with Wi-Fi transceivers, Bluetooth transceivers, with the provision that the Wi-Fi transceiver, Wi-Fi5 CERTIFIED™" do not require BOCRA Type Approval. The same goes with Receive Only Equipment, Vehicle embedded RTTE operating in the appropriate frequencies bands as well as GMPCS Mobile Satellite Terminals with “ITU” mark.
The China National Certification and Accreditation Administration (CNCA) has announced the issuance of a revised product certification catalogue, consisting of 16 categories and 96 sub-categories, in response to adjustments in compulsory certification and testing. This replaces the previous version issued in 2020 by the State Administration for Market Regulation.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has revised the "Radio Transmitting Equipment Type Approval Certificate Form" and the "Radio Transmitting Equipment Type Approval Code Coding Rules" to improve the Radio Transmission Equipment Type Approval Certificate style and the CMIIT ID Codification Rules. These revised regulations will take effect on 12 December 2023, and will replace previous regulations on the management and format of radio transmitting equipment type approval.
The ENACOM in Argentina has expanded band allocation for Level Probing Radars (LPRs), allowing them to operate in the 76-81 GHz frequency band. The regulation also includes a technical standard for LPRs and requests a DoC for certification until at least one Accredited Laboratory is qualified to test to the approved standard.