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TIA Hosts First Cabling Systems Committee Meeting of 2020 and Welcomes New Leaders

TIA’s TR-42 Committee met the week of January 27th to elect officers and plan out work for the year ahead. We had a productive week in New Orleans hearing from our members and partners and shaping the committee’s leadership and goals for 2020. The meetings were filled with substantive presentations, liaison reports, and discussions during…

Heading into 2020 and Beyond

2020, a new year, a new decade, tremendous new opportunities…and risks. TIA is at the forefront of leading advances in new areas like smart buildings and critical 5G enablement programs like edge data centers.  At the same time, our global telecommunications infrastructure and ICT supply chain are at a growing risk to cyberattacks that threaten…

INSIGHT: Telecom Industry Must Develop Trustworthy 5G Equipment Supply Chains

The telecom industry must do all it can to safeguard the nation’s telecommunications systems in light of coming 5G changes and pending federal rules, David Stehlin, CEO of the Telecommunications Industry Association says. Industry has an opportunity to address supply chain security through industry-driven standards and programs. I may be new to Washington, but I…

TIA Joins Group to Help Bring Global Security Guidelines to IoT Devices

TIA is proud to be a part of the C2 Consensus to advance IoT security through collaboration with global ICT companies and technical experts.

Update from TIA’s Cabling Standards Committee: Network security standard is advancing in international adoption process

TIA’s ANSI/TIA 5017 standard, which specifies requirements for analyzing security levels and develops an individualized security framework for telecommunications infrastructures is now officially under consideration to become an international standard.

How to Use TL 9000 To Improve Your Supply Chain: Recapping TIA’s Business Performance Community Webinar Series

Supply chain mangers are learning that the requirements from TL 9000’s standard can improve product quality and assure a better customer experience.  TIA’s Business Performance Community just finished a four-part webinar series in partnership with experts from Fujitsu, National Quality Assurance, Cisco Systems, and AT&T, that covered how companies can use the TL 9000 Quality Management System to decrease risk in their supply chains and featured testimonials from organizations who have successfully used TL 9000 to improve their supply chains.

Keeping Structures Connected: Updated Standards for Telecom Cabling Including Popular New Field Terminatable Plugs

Companies involved in testing field terminatable plugs will benefit from reviewing the summary of the methods defined in the latest ANSI/TIA-568.2-D standard

TIA Communications Tower Standard Celebrates 60 Years

TIA is proud to celebrate the 60th anniversary of providing guidance in the structural design and fabrication of communications towers with our engineering standard ANSI/TIA-222, Structural Steel Standards for Steel Antenna Towers and Supporting Structures.

TIA Hosts Tower Climbing Facilities Working Group to Talk about Safety and Care

TIA and its Foundation are pleased to support communication and education for the Climbing Facilities industry uplifting the current standards as published.

TIA Teams Up With UL To Advance Work in Smart Buildings

We were eager to kick off 2019 announcing our collaboration with UL, a leading global safety science organization, to accelerate an industry framework for the evolving world of smart buildings.

TIA Sets the Foundation for Smart Buildings at MWC Barcelona

This year MWC Barcelona was full of the usual bustle, but TIA stood out among the conversations about next-gen networks by leading the discussion around one of 5G’s most essential components – Smart Buildings.

Finding a Path for Bipartisan Net Neutrality Legislation

TIA has long supported principles that ISPs not block or throttle content, along with providing customers with transparency. We support enabling the free flow of information and commerce that drives our economy. We also support policies that encourage an innovation-friendly environment for entrepreneurs and engineers and that generate high-paying jobs.