Intertek selected by Egypt telecom regulator for testing

telecom-egypt-users-and-technologyIntertek has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA), Egypt, for testing wireless and telecom products manufactured by Indian companies for the Egyptian market.

Intertek’s Electrical division will perform tests for the products, while the Government Trade Services division will conduct pre-shipment inspections.

NTRA has a set of rules and specifications for telecom equipment being used in the Egyptian market in order to ensure quality to all products.

The Egyptian telecom regulator has selected Intertek as one three third-party international companies in India for testing and accreditation of products to be exported to Egypt.

Intertek’s electrical and electronics testing laboratory in Mumbai will be issuing test reports (Safety and EMC) along with PVOC to customers and the testing will be performed in line with IEC standards.

The Telecom department is examining a proposal from the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council to float a $1 billion government sponsored fund to seed Make in India technologies to boost local gear manufacturing.

Intertek has more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 40,000 people in more than 100 countries.