Market approval in Israel is granted by the Ministry of Communication (MoC). MoC certification is the basis for market approval of products with radio technologies in Israel.
Regardless of the technology used, the approval is valid between 2 years and permanently.
After successful certification, the manufacturer must use the official approval label and involve a local representative in advance.
Sample view of the official MoC certification label.
|Approval Scheme||MoC (Ministry of communications)|
|Based on||FCC / RED|
|Duration of approval||Cellular: permanent | Non-cellular: 2 years|
|Approval label required?||Yes|
|Local representative required?||Yes|
|Local testing required?||No|
|Time zone||GMT +3|
|Official language||Hebrew, Arabic|
Ministry of Communications
Address: Jaffa St 23, Jerusalem, Israel
Telephone: +972 2-670-6301
UWB, or ultra-wideband technology, uses very high frequency bands with a bandwidth of at least 500 MHz and is intended for short-range radio communications.
For a the approval of a product making use of ultra-wideband technology, a target’s nation’s regulatory approval is necessary. Individual countries have different definitions of the respective approval systems.
For Israel, channels 1, 2, 6, 7 and 9 have been previously utilized. From now onward, UWB applications can likewise be approved in channel 5 (bandwidth for radio applications above 500 MHz), which was previously rather uninteresting for Europe under the name “Canada channel”.
No FCC / ISED test report will be accepted for this approval. Customers need EN test reports for the approval of their UWB product in channel 5.
On the part of UWB Allicance, there is also a desire to harmonize channel 9 – currently known as the Japan channel – worldwide.