The "Telecom Equipment Compulsory Testing and Certification Act" issued by TEC India Telecom Engineering Center, starting from October 1, 2019, all telecommunications products, as long as they are produced, imported, distributed or sold in the Indian market, need to pass before this TEC certification.
TEC certification basic information
Whether mandatory: Yes
Do you need a local representative: Yes
Do you need local testing: Yes
Issuing authority: TEC
TEC certification mark
Relationship between TEC certification, BIS certification and WPC certification
TEC: India Telecommunication Engineering Center, full name Telecoummunicateon Engineering Center, TEC certified management and control network communication products.
BIS: It is the Bureau of Indian Standards. The full name is The Bureau of Indian Standards.
WPC: India's regulatory body for wireless regulations. Full name is Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing. WPC certification controls radio products.
Communication or network equipment that interfaces with public network or wide area network (WAN) services. Common telecommunication network interfaces include T1 / E1, ISDN BRI, PRI ISDN, ADSL, serial and analog PSTN, and so on.
TEC certification scheme:
· General Certification Program (GCS)-applications must be supported by test reports that prove ER
· Simplified Certification Program (SCS)-The application displays test results when necessary and includes a Supplier Integrity Statement (SDoC).
Product categories controlled by TEC certification (including certification scheme categories)
Administrative Telephone System-SCS
NSD / ISD Public Telephone-SCS
Electronic telephone equipment-SCS
Primary Telephone System-SCS
2-line feature phone-SCS
Coin Box Phone-SCS
Terminal for connection to PSTN-SCS
Audio conference equipment-SCS
Multi-line telephone system-SCS
Group 3 fax machine-SCS
Smart Security Camera-GCS
Phone and dongle-GCS
Compact Cellular Network-GCS
Microwave communication equipment-GCS
UHF / VHF communication equipment-GCS
Mobile radio trunking system equipment-GCS
Device operates at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz-GCS
Satellite System Equipment-GCS
Session Border Controller-GCS
Phone Application Server-GCS
Phone Media Server-GCS
Digital Cross Connector-GCS
Classification of TEC certification
TEC certification is divided into 2 types of Interface Approval and Type Approval.
1. Interface Approval is based on Interface Requirements (IR) standards issued by TEC.
2. Type Approval is based on Generic Requirements (GR) standards issued by TEC.