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    November 29, 2021

    Update on regulations for radio equipment in Vietnam

    The Vietnam Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has issued 3 new Circulars.

     

    The first Circular (No.08/2021/TT-BTTTT), which is effective from 28 November this year, includes a new list of radio equipment exempted from the license for use of radio frequencies, technical conditions, and enclosed exploitation. This Circular is replacing No.46/TT-BTTTT (from 2016), and No.18/2018/TT-BTTTT (from 2019).

    Radio equipment already in use which meet the old Circular requirements, shall be allowed to continue in use if not causing harmful interference to licensed RF equipment or approved electrical equipment.

    The official Circular in Vietnamese is available at this link: https://www.mic.gov.vn/Upload_Moi/VanBan/08TT.PDF    

    The second Circular (No.09/2021/TT-BTTTT), which shall be effective from 1 July 2022, announces issue of the new standard QCVN124: 2021/BTTT ‘National technical regulation on radar equipment operating in the 76 GHz to 77 GHz frequency band for ground transport vehicles’. This is equivalent to the European standard ETSI EN 301 091-1 V2.1.1 (2017-01).

    The official Circular in Vietnamese is available at this link: https://www.mic.gov.vn/Upload_Moi/VanBan/09-TT.PDF


    The third Circular (No.06/2021/TT-BTTTT),
    which shall be effective from 1 March 2022, announces issue of the new standard QCVN 127:2021/BTTT ‘National technical regulation on Standalone 5G User Equipment - Radio
    Access’.
    The technical requirements are equivalent those in the following European standards:

    ETSI TS 138 101-1 V16.4.0 (2020-07), ETSI TS 138 101-2 V16.4.0 (2020-07), ETSI TS 138.521-1 v16.5.0p (2020-12) and ETSI TS 138.521-2 v16.5.0p (2020-11).


    The official Circular in Vietnamese is available at this link:https://www.mic.gov.vn/Upload_Moi/VanBan/06TT14092021_143321.PDF .

     

    (Blog is based on text provided by Vanessa Wen, Nemko Canada, edited by T.Sollie)

     

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