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Nkom says 18 child smart watches fail Norwegian safety documentation standards

Tuesday 16 January 2018 | 13:27 CET | News
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Norwegian telecoms regulator Nkom said it had examined eighteen models of smart watch for children, and found that not a single one of them complied with national regulations on documentation for radio equipment safety. It said the dealers and importers had not carried out sufficiently thorough checks of the devices before bringing them to market. Nkom looked at the devices themselves, their packaging, documentation and customer information.

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