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German regulator bans online sale of over 10 million products due to radio interference

Thursday 10 January 2019 | 09:04 CET | News
The German Federal Network Agency said it banned the online sale of over 10 million products in 2018 that may cause radio interference. The banned devices included 4.14 million Bluetooth speakers, 2.42 million smartwatches, 508,200 mobile devices and nearly 123,000 remote-controlled drones, the regulator said in a press release.  

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