Telecom Testing for North America
In the United States , the telecom testing requirement is the TIS-968-A standard and the FCC Part 68 standard. The majority of the telecom requirements are in the TIA-968-A standard however, some requirements are still in FCC Part 68. In the USA the Administrative Council for Terminal Attachment (ACTA) administers the telecom testing. In Canada the telecom testing requirement is the Industry Canada CS-03 specification
Telecom Testing For Australia
In Australia , the telecom testing requirements are mainly located in the Australia Communications Authority (ACA) S002 standard. Depending on the equipment type, ACA S003, ACA S004, or other ACA standards might apply. The telecom testing in Australia is self-declaration process.
Telecom Testing For Japan
In Japan , the Japanese Approvals Institute publishes the telecom testing requirements for Telecom Equipment (JATE). JATE publishes the technical requirements for both equipment that connects to the public switched telephone network and to private or leased lines. The old common name for the technical requirements is the Blue and Green Books.
Telecom Testing For Singapore
The telecom testing requirements are published by the Indo-Communications Development Authority of Singapore (iDA Singapore ). For equipment that connects to the public switched telephone network the standard is iDA TS PSTN 1. For equipment that connects to the digital network the standard is iDA DLCN 1.
Telecom Testing For Europe
The European Telecom Standards Institute (ETSI) is an independent, non-profit organization, to produce telecom testing standards. Based in Sophia Antipolis (France), the European Telecom Standards Institute (ETSI) is officially responsible for standardization of within Europe . These technologies include Telecom, broadcasting and related areas such as intelligent transportation and medical electronics. Popular ETSI standards are TBR 12, TBR 13, TBR 21, and TBR 38.
Telecom Testing For Hong Kong
In Hong Kong , the Office of the Telecom Authority (OFA) operates a Hong Kong Telecom Equipment Evaluation and Certification (HKTEC) scheme. The technical requirements are published in documents in the HKTA series issued by the Telecom Authority. Common HATA standards are 2011, 2017, and 2023 for analog and digital equipment.
Telecom Testing For New Zealand
The Telecom testing requirements for New Zealand are published by Telecom New Zealand. The Telecom New Zealand scheme is call Telepermit. The most common standard is PTC 200: Requirements for Analog Telecom Equipment. Other standards are published for digital equipment.