A Demonstration License or a Demonstration certificate is a non-network License that the Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing of the Department of Telecommunications issues to those seeking to possess wireless or radio-frequency-based products.
This license is valid for a short period of time and is not extendable. This license is purely for demonstration purposes of spectrum-based telecom products.
The demonstrations of such products are done for marketing the newly adopted spectrum based band products in the telecom sector.
The demonstration license is generally provided by the regional offices located in all the major metropolitan cities in the country. A demonstration license is only issued to those with Dealer Possession licenses.
This article details the entire registration process of a demonstration license to the reader. If you possess a Dealer Possession License, reach out to registration if you want to demonstrate the products.
The following are the pre-conditions that must be satisfied by the applicant before filing for the demonstration license registration:
Following are the documents required which must be submitted online with the certificate registration application:
To encourage spectrum based applications and for demonstration and testing requirements, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing (WPC) launched the initiative to facilitate online license processing for spectrum use to conduct demonstrations of the telecom products.
Following is the procedure for getting a Demonstration license in India:
Ø Payment of License fee and royalty (if applicable).
Ø Copy of AIP/decision letter
Ø Copy of Invoice of equipment/ particulars of the equipment used in the demonstration.
For both kinds of licenses, indoor and outdoor, the license registration fee is five thousand rupees. No additional royal charges are required. All the devices working in a spectrum will be umbrellaed under one license.
The validity of the demonstration license for both kinds is of three months. This license validity cannot be extended. Therefore, the license holder cannot file for license renewal.
Restrictions by the DoT
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Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs About Demonstration License
Q.1) What is a demonstration license?
A. A Demonstration License is a non-network License that the Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing of the Department of Telecommunications issues to those seeking to possess wireless or radio-frequency-based products for demonstration purposes.
Q.2) What are the types of demonstration licenses?
A. There are two kinds of demonstration license:
-Indoor license: issued for demonstrating finished goods, including spectrum Non-radiating very low power radiating telecom products.
-Outdoor license: issued for demonstrating finished products, including spectrum radiating telecom products.
Q.3). What are the prerequisites for applying for a demonstration license registration?
A. The applicant for license registration must possess a Dealer Possession License or a Non-Dealer Possession license. If not, they must apply for them before applying for the license.
Q.4) In which case a demonstration certificate is not required?
A. A separate certification, on a non-interference and non-protection basis for a maximum period of one month at one place, is not required if the applicant is holding the following telecom licenses:
-Experimental and Technology Trials License
-Manufacturing & Testing License
-Any authorized Indian trader with a valid Dealer Possession License
Q.5) What are restrictions to be observed in case of a Demonstration license?
A. Restrictions to be observed by a licensed holder:
-The license must be issued on a non-interference and non-protection basis.
-The indoor demonstration license is restricted to an indoor environment in a non-radiating or very low power radiating mode.
-No commercial services must be provided by using the outdoor demonstration license.
-The demonstration license must have the necessary permission(s) to import wireless products, assemblies, modules, and associated accessories operating in both licensed and license-exempt bands. Such imported products shall not be for commercial use or sales.
-The license holder must comply with the stocking and reporting requirements for which no separate Dealer Possession license is required.
Q.6) Can a demonstration license be renewed?
A. The validity of a demonstration license for both kinds is three months. This license validity cannot be extended. Therefore, the license holder cannot file for license renewal.
Q.7). What is the validity of a demonstration license?
A. The validity of a license for both kinds is three months. It is not extendable in any case.