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Equipments & installations


General information on several topics.

To be offered or placed on the market, telecommunication equipment has to fulfill all applicable legal requirements. The whole of these requirements forms the conditions for placing on the market.
The information published by OFCOM is limited to the requirements related to the law on telecommunications. They do not give any information on requirements rising from other legislations (for example environmental protection, toys...).


To be offered or placed on the market, electrical apparatus has to fulfill among others the requirements in the field of electromagnetic compatbility.
The information published by OFCOM is limited to the requirements related to the ordinance on electromagnetic compatibility (OEMC). They do not give any information on requirements rising from other legislations (for example electrical safety, health, environmental protection, ...).


- End of validity of type approval in Switzerland
- Summary of the obligations
- Notes for the specialist radio dealer


Specific information and particular topics in relation with offering, placing on the market and using telecommunications equipment.

Here you will find a list of the telecommunications equipment which has been the subject of an OFCOM conformity check and which has resulted in a failure to comply with the applicable requirements, in particular the technical requirements.

- FAQ regarding the end of validity of type approval
- FAQ for Powerline Communications (PLC)


As part of its surveillance of the telecommunications equipment market, OFCOM verifies that equipment which is marketed conforms to the requirements stipulated in law.

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- Interface regulations
- Administrative regulations
- Technical guides
- Standards


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