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SASO postponed RoHS implementation Date

April 05, 2022

The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) decided to postpone the Technical Regulation for Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) in Electrical and Electronic Equipment, which was originally came into enforced on January 5, 2022. SASO has decided to postpone the implementation date for 6 months. There will be different effective date depends on product […]

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WiFi 6E is allocated for usage in Saudi Arabia

March 28, 2022

Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) in Saudi Arabia officially issued and published a new WLAN Regulation for Saudi Arabia. The new published WLAN regulation allows the usage of the WiFi 6E in Saudi Arabia over the entire operating frequency band: 5925 – 7125 MHz. Based on the new WLAN regulation the usage of WLAN […]

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Saudi Arabia announced a draft version of the RoHS Regulations

May 04, 2021

In November 2020, Saudi Arabia announced a draft version of the RoHS Regulations (Regulations on Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment), which was notified by WTO / TBT report. After soliciting public comments on the draft, it is expected that the official version of the rules will be issued, and usually a […]

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Saudi Arabia Reminds about 4G Requirements for Telecom and Radio Equipment

December 01, 2019

The Communications and Information Technology Commission of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (CITC) reminds that all telecommunications and radio terminal equipment must comply with the relevant technical specifications established by CITC. All mobile phones, tablets, smart watches and mobile computers must contain CITC E-label. Mobile phones must comply with the Technical Requirements for Mobile Devices […]

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SAUDI ARABIA – All cellular devices must now also support 4G

June 15, 2019

The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) released on December 15, 2018 technical specification RI056 for UMTS (3G) and LTE (4G) equipment. Based on this specification, 4G is now a requirement for equipment type approval and importation into Saudi Arabia. Therefore, 2G and 3G only devices can no longer be approved in Saudi Arabia. In […]

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Saudi Arabia Launches New Conformity Assessment System for All Regulated Products

November 12, 2018

The Saudi Arabian Standards, Metrology, and Quality Organization (SASO) launched the SABER system for online certification on February 1st, 2018.  After a successful half-year trial, SABER has become mandatory since 1 July 2018. The current SASO Certificates of Conformity (CoC) are no longer accepted. Manufacturers, exporters, importers, and freight forwarders started the process of registering […]

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