Certification Programs

LTE/CDMA Device Certification Program

CTIA program management document for LTE/CDMA Wireless Devices.

PTCRB Certification Program

CTIA administers the PTCRB certification program for GSM, UMTS and LTE wireless devices.

Battery Certification Program

CTIA manages a program to permit operators and their suppliers to validate a Lithium Ion battery's compliance with the IEEE Standard for Rechargeable Batteries for Cellular Telephones (IEEE Std 1725™ - 2011) and the IEEE Standard for Rechargeable Batteries for Multi-Cell Mobile Computing Devices (IEEE Std 1625™ - 2008).

CTIA Battery Program Management Document

CTIA also manages a Battery Life Certification Program which provides an estimate of the expected battery life of a smartphone.

CTIA Battery Life Program Management Document

Device Hardware Reliability Certification Program

CTIA manages a program to evaluate the hardware reliability of a smartphone. The scope of testing currently includes physical shock, water ingress and connector reliability.

CTIA Device Hardware Reliability Certification Program Management Document

Bluetooth® Compatibility Certification Program

In partnership with the Bluetooth Special Interest Group, CTIA manages a program to improve the interoperability between cellphones and Bluetooth devices, including hands-free systems in cars and headsets.

Bluetooth Compatibility Certification Program Management Document