Paraguay Resolution 1269/2020 Issued for RFID, SRD and LPWAN Equipment
2020-07-14
Paraguay Regulator – Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (CONATEL) – have recently announced the release of Resolution 1269/2020, which updates the National Frequency Allocation Plan with regards to radio frequency identification equipment (RFID), short-range radio communication devices (SRD) and low-power area networks (LPWAN) devices.
Resolution 1269/2020 permits the use of the 918 – 928 MHz frequency range for such devices, while establishing the operating conditions and procedures for the authorization of such equipment in Paraguay. The power limits for such devices are as follows:

For RFID devices, the Effective Radiated Power (ERP) must not exceed the values according to the parameters established in the following table:

For SRD and LPWAN devices, the Effective Radiated Power (ERP) must not exceed the values according to the parameters established in the following table:

It should be noted that the technical parameters of such devices using this frequency band must be configured according to the limitations established in the Regulation.   
If manufacturers wish to use this frequency band, a label on the device or a statement in the User Manual will be required, to state the following: “En Paraguay, este equipo deberá ser configurado para operar con las limitaciones establecidas en la norma Técnica NTC-RF-918:2020 de la CONATEL”.