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PTA published Regulatory Framework for SRD and IoT Services.

Recently, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has published a new regulatory framework for Short Range Devices (SRD) and Terrestrial Internet of Things (IoT) Services. The regulatory framework issue date is February 14, 2022.



The main updates are:

1- The PTA allows now the full 5GHz bands for WiFi with details of the usage (Indoor/Outdoor) and output power (ERIP), but previously the PTA allows only the band 5725-5875MHz only.

2- The regulation listed the Ultra-wideband technology (UWB) bands that can be used in Pakistan, but previously the PTA need to get advice from the spectrum authority (FAB), and then evaluate the documents to approve the application.

3- The regulation has listed Radio Frequency Spectrum for Long Range IoT (LPWAN) bands with technical and license requirements.

The link of the official regulation:








PTA published a new type approval regulation


On September 13, 2021, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has published the official Type Approval Technical Standard Regulation which came into force on January 25, 2021.



Further details and the major changes mentioned in the regulation:


-      The PTA has added IEC 62368 safety standard to the adopted technical standards. However, the test reports of standards 60065 and 60950 are also accepted currently.


-      The PTA has added the Ultra-Wide Band (UWB) devices to the list of the products that require type approval.


-      In the list of terminal equipment exempted from type approval has been changed. Specifically, the following has been deleted in this regulation which would remove the exemption on these products and bring them into the scope of the products requires approval:


   1. Tablet PC with Wifi only Functionality (Non - Sim based devices).


   2. Smart Watches with Bluetooth / Wi-fi Functionality only (Without SIM or Tracking).

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