PTCRB approval is required for a device to be used on an operator’s network that is part of the PTCRB membership.
Why is PTCRB Approval Required?
Historically PTCRB was only required by the operators in the USA and Canada, however the reach of the PTCRB has increased and many operators from around the world look to see PTCRB approval on devices in order to be able to it is required to be PTCRB approved. CTIA is the administrator for the PTCRB certification process.
PTCRB Authorized Test Labs
PTCRB utilizes a vetted third-party testing system. There are many fully accredited PTCRB laboratories located around the world; and several PTCRB associate laboratories to support those fully accredited laboratories. Qualified independent laboratories may be authorized by PTCRB to conduct testing on behalf of PTCRB.
Below list shows the authorized test labs. This list may be updated.
BEIJING 7 LAYERS HUARUI COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
BUREAU VERITAS CONSUMER PRODUCTS SERVICES (HONG KONG) LIMITED, TAOYUAN BRANCH, MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS
BUREAU VERITAS CONSUMER PRODUCTS SERVICES, INC. (US-IRVINE)
BV CPS ADT KOREA LTD.
CTS MC INC.
DEKRA TESTING AND CERTIFICATION CO. LTD.
DEKRA TESTING AND CERTIFICATION, SAU
EAST CHINA INSTITUTE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
INTEL MOBILE CERTIFICATION LAB
INTERTEK TAIWAN TAIPEI
INTERTEK TESTING SERVICES NA
KOREA TESTING LABORATORY (ANSAN)
PCTEST ENGINEERING LABORATORY, LLC (COLUMBIA MD1)
PCTEST ENGINEERING LABORATORY, LLC (COLUMBIA MD3)
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS QUALITY ASSURANCE LAB (SEQAL) KOREA
SGS KOREA CO.,LTD. (GUNPO LABORATORY)
SGS NORTH AMERICA INC.
SGS TAIWAN WUKU
SGS-CSTC STANDARDS TECHNICAL SERVICES CO. LTD. XI AN BRANCH
SGS-CSTC STANDARDS TECHNICAL SERVICES CO., LTD (SHENZHEN)
SHANGHAI TEJET COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. TESTING CENTER
SPORTON INTERNATIONAL INC. (TAO YUAN HSIEN I)
TECH MAHINDRA (AMERICAS) INC. SOUTH PLAINFIELD
TECHMAHINDRA (AMERICAS) INC. FREMONT
TELECOMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY LABS, CAICT (HUAYUAN NORTH ROAD)
TELECOMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY LABS, CAICT (XUE YUAN RD)
THE STATE RADIO_MONITORING_CENTER TESTING CENTER
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