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TIA Industry Survey: New Vulnerabilities of Employees and Businesses

The TIA Industry Transformation Survey is open and we want you to share your challenges and opportunities that come with transformation and adapting business operations during the pandemic.  Our TIA industry survey is showing that Covid-19 has shifted our focus to employees like never before. In 2019, before Covid, most companies’ focus was firmly on the customer.…

Top 5 Reasons to Attend TIA’s 2021 Global Conference and Member Meeting

TIA is hosting its Global Conference and Member Meeting on June 22nd and 23rd. The all-virtual event will consist of various sessions over the course of 2 half days. The event will feature an all-star lineup of global business, technology and government leaders who will engage in honest discussions about the various challenges and opportunities…

TIA Industry Survey: Impact of Covid-19 on Global ICT Supply Chains

“First, the freight cost of transporting goods from Asia has increased 3-4 times. At the same time, the capacity was greatly reduced. We are now paying VIP prices today, but only to get standard service.” “Then there is silicon availability, where the suppliers reduce their offer by more than 30%, while at the same time…

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Join Us for TR-42 Engineering Committee’s 2021 Orientation Session

Monday, June 7, 2021 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET Link to register is provided at the bottom of this article. TIA’s largest active standards engineering committee, TR-42, will be hosting its annual Orientation Session on June 7th from 1pm to 3pm EST. This is a critical session for new participants and anyone looking to…

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TR-14 March 2021 Virtual Committee Meeting Highlights

TIA’s TR-14 Engineering Committee for Structural Standards for Communication and Small Wind Turbine Support Structures held their first Virtual Committee Meeting for 2021 on March 25, 2021. Here are some highlights from that meeting: TIA CEO, Dave Stehlin, gave a TIA Update focusing on Standards Development, Technology Enablement Programs, Government Programs, and the QuEST Forum…

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Earth Day 2021: Restore Our Earth – Emerging technologies and innovative thinking

Since 1970, Earth Day has been recognized and celebrated by people and organizations around the world and it is also a day that means something unique and different to almost everyone. For TIA and the information communications technology (ICT) industry, Earth Day is an opportune time to reflect on how we work to improve sustainability…

Mapping the Journey to Smart Building Outcomes and R.O.I.

by Mark Reynolds, Associate Director of IT, University of New Mexico, and TIA Smart Buildings Program Participant The buildings in which we live, work and play are fundamentally changing to provide a more connected, safer and smarter surrounding environment. To accomplish this, many organizations are converging IT and OT groups as part of a new…

Q & A with TIA Chairman of the Board, Doug Moore

Recently, we caught up with TIA’s Chairman of the Board, Doug Moore.  Doug is CEO of Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., and we asked him some questions about what issues are currently facing the ICT industry as the world begins to emerge after more than a year under work-from-home and social distancing advisory orders and what…

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Data Centers: Foundational to Innovation Now and In the Future

In celebration of International Data Center Day, TIA is exploring innovations enabled by data centers and taking a look at what’s in store for the future, as data centers continue to evolve to support low latency networking applications and 5G services. Data centers have served as foundational elements of computing systems since the 1940s, when…

The Time is Right to Invest in Our Future with The Smart Buildings Acceleration Act

By Patrick Lozada, Global Policy Director, TIA As we anticipate and hope for a return to some level of normalcy in 2021, Congress is considering where to invest federal funding for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22). As such, TIA and UL are teaming to urge leaders to include funding for the Department of Energy’s Smart Building…

TR-42 February 2021 Virtual Committee Meeting Highlights

TIA’s TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems Engineering Committee held their first committee meeting for 2021 the week of February 1-5, 2021. During the Opening Plenary, which took place on Monday, February 1st, TR-42 Chair, Greg Sandels, spoke of the committee’s smooth transition to TIA Connect, the TR-42 officers’ elections, and gave an overview of the work…

Closing the Homework Gap: How to Turn the E-Rate Program into a Game-Changer

As we approach the 1-year anniversary of the Covid-19 pandemic reaching a global proportion, it’s important to note that while many of us in the United States were largely able to adapt to living, learning, working and, of course, streaming from home, there were an estimated 12 million children without reliable and affordable connectivity. Those…