Story by Dennis Asare
The National Communication Authority (NCA) has held a workshop to address the media on the proposed Draft Regulations, which was first held at the Volta and Western respectively.
Addressing the media, a Senior Engineer with the National Communications Authority (NCA) Mr. Isaac Boateng stated that the purpose of this workshop is to educate various stakeholders on the technical aspects of the Draft Type Approval Regulations which will enable the Authority to review the document.
NCA’s roles are to protect consumers within the Communications environment and this is done by ensuring that all electronic equipment that connects to any network in the country is of the right health and technical standards.
He said that the main goal of the approval is to ensure that all radio Communication and telecommunication equipment used in our country comply with international standards that are applicable here. The approval of equipment also ensures, amongst other considerations that no substandard equipment, capable of presenting health and safety hazards to consumers in general,
“The NCA has been mandated to regularize the importation of communication equipment into the country and that is actually in our act. But
He added that this is to ensure compliance with the law, as it is an offen