Links of interest


Here is a list of links relevant to our sector.
To suggest a new link or report a dead link contact the secretariat.

L'Autorité de Régulation des Communications Électronique et des Postes: The French Telecommunications and Posts Regulator.
Belgian Institute for Postal services and Telecommunications.
Bluetooth is an industrial specification for wireless personal area networks (PANs). Bluetooth specifications are developed and licensed by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group.
Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Technologie: German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology.
Comité Européen de Normalisation: European Committee for Standardization brings together the National Standardization Bodies of 34 European countries.
The European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization is a non-profit technical organization composed of the National Electrotechnical Committees of 34 European countries. In addition, 13 National Committees from surrounding countries participate in CENELEC work with an Affiliate/CSB status.
Conférence Européenne des Postes et Télécommunication is the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations. It was established in 1959 by 19 countries, which expanded to 26 during its first ten years. CEPT's activities included co-operation on commercial, operational, regulatory and technical standardisation issues.
Irish Commission for Communications Regulation.
The ECC (Electronic Communications Committee) considers and develops policies on electronic communications activities in the European context, taking account of European and international legislation and regulations.
The European Communications Office, in Copenhagen, Denmark, is the central office for the ECC (Electronic Communications Committee) and its working groups. ECO provides advice and support to CEPT to help it to develop and deliver its policies and decisions in an effective and transparent way.  They also host the EFIS database linking to European national frequency tables.
The European Telecommunications Standards Institute is an independent, non-profit, standardization organization of the telecommunications industry for Europe. ETSI are the recognized standards body dealing with telecommunications, broadcasting and other electronic communications networks and services.
The Federal Communications Commission is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions.
International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is an international non-profit, professional organization for the advancement of technology related to electricity. It has the most members of any technical professional organization in the world, with more than 422,000 members in more than 160 countries.
IEEE is a leading developer of international standards that underpin many of today's telecommunications, information technology, and power-generation products and services.
The Institution of Engineering & Technology inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community to engineer a better world. As a diverse home across engineering and technology, we share knowledge that helps make better sense of the world in order to solve the challenges that matter. It’s why we are uniquely placed to champion engineering.
Danish Energy Agency.  Responsible for Radio Equipment & Devices.
International Telecommunications Union page giving contact information on regulatory authorities worldwide.
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate (The Netherlands).
Office of Communications, is the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries, with responsibilities across television, radio, telecommunications and wireless communications services.
This page presents the online editions of the Official Journal.
Radio Equipment Directive
This link leads straight to the Radio Equipment Directive (Directive 2015/53/EU), which sets out the rules for placing Short Range Devices (SRDs) and many other communication equipment on the European market. Specifically, it points out the "essential requirements" for each type of equipment and the conditions to be fulfilled before the CE mark can be attached.
RAIN Alliance
RAIN RFID is a global alliance promoting the universal adoption of UHF RFID technology (the LPRA has a Memorandum of Understanding with RAIN).
RED Compliance Association
Radio Equipment Directive Compliance Association (for a list of all harmonized standards relating to the Radio Equipment Directive).
Finnish Transport and Communications Agency.
UWB Alliance
Ultra-Wideband Working Group.