[Digital Broadcast Vendor News Alert Asia]ALERT
For any Cable TV vendor selling in the Australian marketplace should be aware that the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has endorsed a new set of rules governing installations for cable TV/broadband customers.
These rules were originally announced on April 12 by the The Australian Communications Industry Forum (ACIF) announced in the form of a standard, AS/ACIF S009:2006 and apply to all wiring connected to telecommunications providers.
Some of the major changes to the standard include:
* Redefinition of voltage classifications * Fire detection and fire alarm system cabling variations accommodated * Building control system cabling variations accommodated.
These new rules come into effect on July 1.
You can read the full requirements at the Australian Communications and Media Authority web site: http://www.acma.gov.au/