TCB (Telecommunication Certification Body) lable

TCB: Telecommunication Certification Body

Efficient market approval for the American market

In order to obtain market approval for a device with wireless technologies in the USA, each manufacturer must obtain FCC certification for the respective device. Certification in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) primarily means approval of devices with wireless technologies in the USA. To make the certification process more efficient for manufacturers in and outside the U.S., the FCC has designated Telecommunications Certification Bodies (TCBs), which have the authority to evaluate the product and issue an FCC certificate as part of the FCC approval process.

 

The role of a TCB

The TCB is a certification body accredited by a recognized accreditation organization in accordance with ISO / IEC 17065 and designated by the National Institute of Standards (NIST) in the United States or a recognition body in an MRA country to certify equipment subject to certification in accordance with the scope of accreditation.

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Our services

cetecom advanced is accredited and recognized by the FCC as an official laboratory; thus we can perform all relevant regulatory tests necessary to start the approval process. In addition to the necessary tests, with our TCBs we can also offer you the certification process and thus a complete FCC approval from a single source.

Our internal TCBs are accredited and recognized for the following areas:

  • Range A1- A4: Non-licensed radio frequency devices
    • e.g. BluetoothTM, W-LAN, SRD
  • Range B1- B4: Licensed radio frequency equipment
    • e.g. GSM 1900, GSM 850, 3G/UTMS, Booster

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