According to still unofficial information, Rwandan authority RURA will implement new type approval regulations within the next few months. Increased Type Approval fees and new samples regime for the following devices are expected:
OfReg (Utility Regulation and Competition Office) introduces changes with immediate effect in the radio Type Approval Procedure: the application must be submitted online and Type Approval fees have been added..
All applications submitted prior to 2017-08-15 are being processed under the former procedure.
The Chilean Telecommunication Authority SUBTEL recently informed that Modular Type Approval is not in force anymore. However, existing Type Approval certificates for modular devices still remain valid. A previously approved module in Chile might be subject to investigation by SUBTEL if it causes interference issues.
The Ministry of Economy published new rules on EMC and safety in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia No. 25/16. Although it does not affect existing approvals, please note the following changes:
CoC for EMC and LVD will become valid for 5 years, and some devices don't even need such:
Brazil’s regulator ANATEL issued new requirements for cell phone chargers, especially for vehicle and wireless chargers intended to be used with cell phones. These chargers will be listed as Category I products (1 year validity).
Whereas the regulation is applicable for vehicular cell phone chargers as of 2018-01-06 (ANATEL Act no. 493), no date has yet been set for wireless chargers.
Moreover, in-country testing will be required, including both the chargers and the cell phone they are intended to be used with.