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EU sets standards for common phone charger

Wednesday 29 December 2010 | 14:17 CET | News
The European standardisation bodies CEN-CENELEC and ETSI have made available the harmonised standards needed for the manufacture of data-enabled mobile phones compatible with a new common charger. The move comes after the European Commission issued a mandate to the two organisations in December 2009, requesting the development of European standards for the common charger. The standards allow for interoperability, i.e. the common charger is compatible with data-enabled mobile telephones of different brands. They also take account of safety risks and electro-magnetic emissions and ensure that

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