IoT Certification

Ensure your product is fit for purpose!

Our comprehensive validation and certification packages are tailored to your commercial needs. Whether it’s for a product launch or life-cycle support, we have cost-effective, scalable options to secure quality and interoperability on the world’s best network, and beyond!

Deutsche Telekom
Hardware
Validation DT
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DT:

  • Environmental, chemical
  • IP-protection (water, dust)
  • Vibration, pressure
  • Robustness, drop, tumbler
  • Antenna performance
  • Electromagnetic
BENEFITS

Ensure hardware durability, extend deployment lifetime

DEKRA
Hardware - DT Specification
Validation Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • Battery temperature, environmental
  • IP-protection (water, dust)
  • Mechanical robustness
  • Temperature, environment
  • IP-rating (liquids, dust)
  • Vibration, pressure, loads
  • Extreme temperatures
  • Electrical loads, EMC
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure hardware durability, extend deployment lifetime

HW compliance to Deutsche Telekom portfolio requirements

DEKRA
Hardware - ETSI EN300 019-2-3
Validation Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • As per ETSI EN 300 019-2-3
  • Environmental evaluation for stationary use in weather-protected locations
  • Temperature, humidity
  • Mechanical
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure hardware durability, extend deployment lifetime

DEKRA
Hardware - ETSI EN300 019-2-4
Validation Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • As per ETSI EN 300 019-2-4
  • Environmental evaluation for stationary use in non-weather protected locations
  • Temperature, humidity, rain
  • Mechanical
  • Salt mist
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure hardware durability, extend deployment lifetime

DEKRA
Hardware - ETSI EN300 019-2-5
Validation Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • As per ETSI EN 300 019-2-5
  • Environmental evaluation for mobile use in ground vehicles
  • Temperature, humidity, rain
  • Mechanical
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure hardware durability, extend deployment lifetime

DEKRA
Hardware - ETSI EN 300 019-2-6
Validation Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • As per ETSI EN 300 019-2-6
  • Environmental evaluation for mobile use in ship environment
  • Temperature, humidity, rain
  • Mechanical
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure hardware durability, extend deployment lifetime

DEKRA
Hardware - ETSI EN 300 019-2-7
Validation Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • As per ETSI EN 300 019-2-7
  • Environmental evaluation for portable and non-stationary use
  • Temperature, humidity, rain
  • Mechanical
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure hardware durability, extend deployment lifetime

DEKRA
Hardware - ETSI EN 300 019-2-8
Validation Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • As per ETSI EN 300 019-2-8
  • Environmental evaluation for stationary use, underground
  • Temperature, humidity
  • Mechanical
  • Water immersion
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure hardware durability, extend deployment lifetime

Verkotan
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)
Testing Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by Verkotan:

  • SAR measurements in both IoT device pre-compliance and certification phases
  • Standardized antenna performance testing service according to CE/FCC/ISED requirements 
  • Pre-compliance measurements in the product development phase
  • Benchmarking services
  • Experts’ opinion on how to improve the performance and SAR values
BENEFITS

Ensure quick certification process

Fast access to test laboratory, excellent lead times

Verkotan provides guidance with the testing process according to your needs

IoT assessment consultancy included

DEKRA
Antenna Characterization
Pre-testing Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • Pattern
  • Efficiency
  • Return loss
  • Gain (active or passive mode)
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure compliance with requirements during device development and debugging

Verkotan
Antenna Design Benchmarking
Pre-testing Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by Verkotan:

  • Pre-compliance measurements during the product development phase
  • Benchmarking services
  • Efficiency measurements
  • Experts’ opinion on how to improve the performance of the product
BENEFITS

Fast and flexible testing slots

Experienced technical specialists

Antview™ measurement result analysis and visualization tool

IoT assessment consultancy included

Verkotan
Special Antenna Test Solutions
Testing Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by Verkotan:

  • Proof-of-concept antenna measurements
  • In-house developed test system for specialized needs
  • Tailored competitor performance analysis
BENEFITS

Complete portfolio of wireless certification and testing laboratory services

Local & global partners for any test needs

Custom tissue simulating liquids

IoT assessment consultancy included

DEKRA
Antenna Performance
Testing Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • Total Radiated Power (TRP)
  • Total Isotropic Sensitivity (TIS)
  • All radio technologies and bands supported
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure network coverage and service availability for generic, wearables, and automotive

Ensure compliance with requirements during device development phase

DEKRA
LoRa Antenna Performance
Testing Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • Total Radiated Power (TRP)
  • Total Isotropic Sensitivity (TIS)
  • All LoRa bands supported (EU, USA, Korea)
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure network coverage and service availability for LoRa devices

Required by some network operators on end-products

DEKRA
Sigfox Antenna Performance
Testing Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP)
  • Radiation pattern
  • Effective Isotropic Radiated Sensitivity (EIRS) (optional)
  • All Sigfox bands supported (RC1 to RC7)
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure network coverage and service availability for Sigfox devices

Mandatory for Sigfox Ready certification of End Products

DEKRA
Battery Life, Power Consumption
Validation Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • As per GSMA TS.09, TS.40
  • Battery life / power consumption evaluation
  • Idle, Power Saving Mode, SW upgrading, data transfer
  • For removable and non-removable batteries, main and backup batteries
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure that battery covers entire expected lifetime of the device and its intended use

umlaut
IoT Application Testing
Testing Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by umlaut:

Avoids negative scenarios upon rollout, for example:

  • Devices become unreachable by remote entities by going out of service
  • Devices generate signaling storms towards the network
  • Devices require physical manipulation and onsite maintenance

Advanced application features, incl. watchdog mechanism, firmware-over-the-air, and connection retry mechanisms

Optimal mode switching behavior (LTE-M / NB-IoT / 2G)

BENEFITS

Guarantee avoiding permanent connectivity outage scenarios

Reduce troubleshooting costs and cut down overall TCO

umlaut
IoT Connectivity E2E Evaluation
Analysis Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by umlaut:

Analysis of IoT use case per vertical, incl. requirement definition and optimal interaction between:

  • IoT device and application
  • IoT gateway
  • Connectivity management platform
  • Device management platform
  • SIM applet specifics
  • Network connectivity per RAT
  • IoT sensors
BENEFITS

Service ensures optimal definition of requirements and necessary technical features mapped to the use case and IoT vertical (smart energy, payment sector, health care, tracking, automotive, etc.)

umlaut
IoT Connectivity E2E Testing
Testing Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by umlaut:

All services (voice, SMS, data)

Validation of optimal connectivity performance in interaction between:

  • IoT device with application
  • IoT gateway
  • Connectivity management platform
  • Device management platform
  • SIM applet specifics
  • Network connectivity per RAT
  • IoT sensors
BENEFITS

Ensures optimal connectivity performance in terms of: accessibility, robustness, long lifecycle duration, data payload control, excellent voice quality

DEKRA
End-to-End Evaluation
Validation Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • E2E evaluation of IoT solution, based on solution features and requirements
  • Includes endpoints, gateways, network, management platform, application platform, and other solution components
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure all components of IoT solution interact and behave as expected under normal, exceptional, failure, and edge conditions

DEKRA
End-to-End Functional Testing
Validation Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • Functional evaluation of IoT device, based on device features and requirements
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Ensure IoT device behaves as expected under normal, exceptional, failure, and edge conditions

DEKRA
No Harm to Network
Testing Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • Verification of DT "No Harm to Network" requirements for devices without Radio Policy Manager (RPM, GSMA TS.34)
  • Test report
BENEFITS

Compliance to contractual requirement for high-volumes

More efficient communication

umlaut
No Harm to Network Testing
Testing Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by umlaut:

  • Verification of Deutsche Telekom requirements for "No Harm to Network" in IoT device applications
  • Tailored for devices not implementing RPM as per GSMA TS.34 "IoT Connection Efficiency Guidelines"
BENEFITS

Guarantee of avoiding signaling storms generated by IoT devices towards the mobile network

Deutsche Telekom
5G-NSA
Certification DT
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DT:

  • 5G-NSA validation testing
  • Project & issue management
  • Certification Report, Letter
  • NEW: Campus certification (DE private network slice)
BENEFITS

Qualify for 5G DT-portfolio

Best connectivity, interoperability

Secure customer time-to-market

Deutsche Telekom
LTE-MBB
Certification DT
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DT:

  • LTE Cat.6+/MBB validation
  • Project & issue management
  • Certification Report, Letter
  • NEW: Campus certification (DE private network slice)
BENEFITS

Inclusion in DT IoT catalog

Best connectivity, interoperability

Secure customer time-to-market

Deutsche Telekom
Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
Certification DT
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DT:

  • Voice over LTE validation
  • Project & issue management
  • Certification Report, Letter
BENEFITS

Qualify for large-volume projects

Best quality, interoperability

Reduce returns, in-field issues

Deutsche Telekom
2G / 3G / LTE Cat.1-4
Certification DT
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DT:

  • 2G/3G/LTE Cat.1-4 validation
  • Project & issue management
  • Certification Report, Letter
  • NEW: Campus certification (DE private network slice)
BENEFITS

Inclusion in DT IoT catalog

Best connectivity, interoperability

Secure customer time-to-market

Deutsche Telekom
GNSS Component
Certification DT
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DT:

  • GPS, GLONASS, hybrid
  • Project & issue management
  • Certification Report, Letter
BENEFITS

Inclusion in DT IoT catalog

Proven performance, accuracy

Virtual twin modeling in IoT Solution Optimizer service*

(* under Co-operation Contract)

Verkotan
Regulatory - CE Certification
Certification Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by Verkotan:

  • Radio product certifications management
  • GSM/WCDMA/LTE/Mobile IoT, WLAN, Bluetooth, GNSS, NFC and RFID radio product CE certification
BENEFITS

Coordination of EMC & RF testing, safety and RF exposure evaluation

DEKRA
Regulatory - CE Mark
Certification Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • CE certification according to RED directive requirements
  • Depends on technologies and bands supported by the device
  • Includes EMC, RF, safety, exposure and Notified Body (where applicable)
  • Certification documentation
BENEFITS

CE certification according to RED directive is a regulatory requirement to commercialize radiating devices in the European Union

ADD-ONS
DEKRA
Regulatory - CE Mark (Modular)
Certification Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • CE certification according to RED directive requirements
  • For devices embedding a certified module
  • Includes EMC, RF, safety, exposure, and Notified Body (where applicable)
  • Certification documentation
BENEFITS

CE mark Modular certification allows to reduce lead-time and cost by integrating a certified module in the end-product

DEKRA
LoRa Regulatory - CE Mark
Certification Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • CE certification according to RED directive requirements
  • Depends on LoRa bands supported by the device
  • Includes EMC, RF, safety, exposure, and Notified Body (where applicable)
  • Certification documentation
BENEFITS

CE certification according to RED directive is a regulatory requirement to commercialize radiating devices in the European Union

DEKRA
Sigfox Regulatory - CE Mark
Certification Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • CE certification according to RED directive requirements
  • Depends on Sigfox bands supported by the device
  • Includes EMC, RF, safety, exposure and Notified Body (where applicable)
  • Certification documentation
BENEFITS

CE certification according to RED directive is a regulatory requirement to commercialize radiating devices in the European Union

DEKRA
Industry - GCF
Certification Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • GCF certification according to applicable requirements
  • Depends on technologies, bands and features supported by the device
  • Includes RF/RRM, protocol, SIM, and field trials
  • Test report
BENEFITS

GCF is a gating requirement for devices intended to operate in most mobile networks in Europe

DEKRA
Industry - GCF (Modular)
Certification Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • GCF certification according to applicable requirements for devices embedding a certified module
  • Includes SIM, field trials
  • Test report
BENEFITS

GCF Modular certification allows to reduce lead-time and cost by integrating a certified module in the end-product

Verkotan
Regulatory - FCC / ISED
Regulatory Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by Verkotan:

Radio product authorization process, including:

  • Certification
  • Supplier's Declaration of Conformity (SDoC)
  • Combined Certification and SDoC
BENEFITS

Find the optimum way to get a product approval for the USA and Canada

Coordination of EMC & RF testing, safety and RF exposure evaluation

DEKRA
Regulatory - FCC
Certfication Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • Regulatory certification according to FCC requirements
  • Depends on technologies, features and bands supported by the device
  • EMC, RF & SAR/exposure testing and TCB services (where applicable)
  • Certification documentation
  • Can be complemented with ISED Certification for Canada (re-using testing for FCC)
BENEFITS

FCC Certification is a regulatory requirement to commercialize radiating devices in USA

DEKRA
Industry - PTCRB
Certification Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • PTCRB certification according to applicable requirements
  • Depends on technologies, bands and features supported by the device
  • Includes RF/RRM, protocol, and SIM
  • Test report
BENEFITS

PTCRB is a gating requirement for devices intended to operate in all North American mobile networks

DEKRA
Industry - PTCRB (Modular)
Certification Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • PTCRB certification according to applicable requirements for devices embedding a certified module
  • Includes RF, SIM, OTA
  • Test report
BENEFITS

PTCRB Modular certification allows to reduce lead-time and cost by integrating a certified module in the end-product

DEKRA
LoRa Alliance
Certification Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • LoRa Alliance certification according to applicable requirements
  • Depends on bands and features supported by the device
  • Includes protocol testing
  • Test report and certification management
BENEFITS

LoRa Alliance certification is a gating requirement for devices intended to operate in LoRaWAN networks worldwide

DEKRA
Sigfox Ready
Certification Partner
$
INCLUDES

Service delivered by DEKRA:

  • Sigfox Ready certification according to applicable requirements
  • Depends on bands and features supported by the device
  • Includes RF and protocol testing
  • Test report and certification management
BENEFITS

Sigfox Ready certification is a gating requirement for devices intended to operate in Sigfox networks worldwide