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Anatel seizes about $1.2 million in operation against pirated products

Anatel seizes pirated products during a major surveillance operation in the states of Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina, focusing on various telecommunications product distributors. And seized 126,737 telecommunications products and over 60 km of optical cables, all without homologation certificates. The estimated value of the products is $ 1.2 million.

According to the agency, it was the seizure of the largest volume made by Anatel in 2018, the year in which this type of combat to products without certification was intensified. The actions, carried out on December 5, were coordinated by the Goiás Regional Management and were attended by 20 Agency inspectors in different states.

According to Anatel, this particular operation seized 450 Patch Cord, 580 Optical Termination Boxes (CTO), 741 CCTV cable reels, 78 data network cable (UTP) coils, 73 Wi-Fi cameras, 9 Epon Onu and 6 boxes of UTP network cable.

In May, more than 25,000 non-homologated equipment, estimated at R $ 18 million, was sealed in seven states: São Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Paraná, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais and Bahia. In August, in a lawsuit in Mauá-SP, the agency sealed another 28,000 products without proper certification, with an estimated value of R $ 700,000.

* With information from Anatel

Source: [Digital Convergence]

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