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2012 News

EN 301 893 V1.6.1

31 Dec 2012

EN 301 893 V1.6.1 is now the oldest version of the standard which can be used to provide a presumption of conformity with the essential requirements of Article 3.2 of the R&TTE Directive (1999/5/EC).

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The IEEE publishes Local Area Network (LAN) standard for the 60 GHz band

28 Dec 2012

IEEE 802.11ad is a Local Area Network (LAN) standard for the 60 GHz band. IEEE 802.11ad supports very high data throughput of up to 7 Gbits per second.

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EN 50364:2010

01 Nov 2012

EN 50364:2010 is now the oldest version of the standard which can be used to provide a presumption of conformity with the essential requirements of Article 3.1(a) of the R&TTE Directive (1999/5/EC) and with Article 2 of the Low Voltage Directive (2006/95/EC).

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EE Launches 4G services in the UK

30 Oct 2012

EE is the first operator to launch mass market 4G services in the UK.

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The European Commission propose to align the R&TTE Directive with the New Legislative Framework

17 Oct 2012

The European Commission has announced a proposal to recast the R&TTE Directive in order to align it with the New Legislative Framework.

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EN 302 217-2-2 V1.4.1

30 Sep 2012

EN 302 217-2-2 V1.4.1 is now the oldest version of the standard which can be used to provide a presumption of conformity with the essential requirements of article 3.2 of the R&TTE Directive.

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AT&T to re-farm 2G spectrum by 2017

01 Aug 2012

AT&T, the largest telecommunications service provider in the USA, has announced that it plans to re-farm 2G cellular radio spectrum for use by 3G and 4G services by 2017.

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EN 301 489-24 V1.5.1

31 Jul 2012

EN 301 489-24 V1.5.1 is now the oldest version of the standard which can be used to provide a presumption of conformity with the essential requirements of Article 3.1(b) of the R&TTE Directive.

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EN 301 502 V9.2.1

31 Jul 2012

EN 301 502 V9.2.1 is now the oldest version of the standard which can be used to provide a presumption of conformity with the essential requirements of Article 3.2 of the R&TTE Directive.

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EN 302 500-2 V2.1.1

31 Jul 2012

EN 302 500-2 V2.1.1 is now the oldest version of the standard which can be used to provide a presumption of conformity with the essential requirements of article 3.2 of the R&TTE Directive.

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EN 302 065 V1.2.1

30 Jun 2012

EN 302 065 V1.2.1 is now the oldest version of the standard which can be used to provide a presumption of conformity with the essential requirements of Article 3.2 of the R&TTE Directive.

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French power restriction on the use of the 2.454 GHz -2.4835 GHz sub-band lifted

30 Jun 2012

Commission Decision 2009/812/EC has now expired. This means that it is now no longer necessary for RLAN equipment operating in the 2.4540 GHz to 2.4835 GHz sub-band to be restricted to a maximum EIRP of 10 mW for the French Market.

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EN 60601-1:2006

01 Jun 2012

EN 60601-1:2006 (the 3rd edition standard) is now the oldest version of the standard which can be used to provide a presumption of conformity with the essential requirements of the Medical Devices Directive.

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EN 300 440-2 V1.4.1

31 May 2012

EN 300 440-2 V1.4.1 is now the oldest version of the standard which can be used to provide a presumption of conformity with the essential requirements of Article 3.2 of the R&TTE Directive.

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FCC makes 2.360 GHz to 2.400 GHz spectrum available for use by Medical Body Area Networks (MBANs)

24 May 2012

The FCC has decided to expand the Part 95 MedRadio rules to permit the development of new Medical Body Area Network (MBAN) devices in the 2.360 GHz to 2.400 GHz band.

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EN 300 086-2 V1.3.1

31 Mar 2012

EN 300 086-2 V1.3.1 is now the oldest version of the standard which can be used to provide a presumption of conformity with the essential requirements of Article 3.2 of the R&TTE Directive.

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UK Broadband launches the UK's first 4G network

29 Feb 2012

UK Broadband is the first operator to launch commercial 4G services in the UK.

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Sentinel project research reveals UK GPS jammer use

22 Feb 2012

A recent study recorded more than 60 GPS jamming events at a single location on the UK road network over a six month period.

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Growth in global mobile data traffic

14 Feb 2012

According to Cisco's Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, global mobile data traffic increased by a factor of 2.3 during 2011.

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2012 Games

23 Jan 2012

The London Olympic and Paralympic Games are likely to require up to 20, 000 wireless frequency assignments.

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Suspected wireless interference

05 Jan 2012

Villagers unable to use their showers, doorbells and even car key fobs in suspected wireless interference

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