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5G: Incremental Change or the Next Revolution

One of the great things about my job as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at TIA is getting to work with some the top technology leaders in the telecommunications industry.

Americas Spectrum Management Conference: Industry Standards are Critical to Securing 5G

The transition to 5G can’t be done without industry standards that protect the whole ICT supply chain, FCC Commissioner Jeffrey Starks said at a Americas Spectrum Management Conference panel on October 12. Prompted by a question from Telecommunications Industry Association CEO David Stehlin, Starks said that on too many occasions security has been an afterthought.…

Do You Have a Wireless Plan? A Strategic Question for Enterprises and Cities

This guest post is sponsored by T-Mobile. We are pleased to have T-Mobile as one of our Founding Sponsors for TIA’s Smart Buildings Program. Guest Post by Luke Lucas Senior Manager, National 5G SMART and In-Building Coverage T-Mobile Over the past few months, I’ve received messages from many building owners concerned about how poor connectivity…

Incentive Auction Launch is Major Step Towards Freeing Needed Spectrum

The FCC this week began the first-of-its-kind voluntary auction of television broadcast spectrum, launching a vitally important government effort to free up spectrum needed for wireless broadband services.

My Experience as a TIA Government Affairs Summer Law Clerk

My name is John Bat, and I am a Telecommunications Industry Association’s (TIA) Summer Government Affairs Legal Clerk for 2020. I am a rising third-year law student at The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, enrolled in the school’s Law & Technology Institute. I hope to make a career in the telecommunications and…

My TIA Internship Exploring The Intersection of Drones & Telecom

In a time filled with the unknown, I, like others college students, searched for opportunities that will enlighten my workplace knowledge and give me a greater sense of purpose. I have altered the direction of my career path numerous times over three years and will continue to keep the future open to all facets. Currently,…

New IP Proposal to ITU-T Would Give Governments More Control Over the Internet – Here’s Why That is a Problem

  A new proposal could change the structure of the internet as we know it. That kind of statement might seem hyperbolic, but the steps we take today could reverberate throughout the world in the years to come. In a recent submission to the International Telecommunications Union –Telecommunication Standards Advisory Group (ITU-TSAG) by China Mobile,…

New TIA Smart Building Assessment Criteria Can Support Cities Planning Safe Return to Work

Governments and businesses across the country are learning everything they can about what a reintroduction into shared work spaces and common places might look like, especially for densely-occupied city buildings. As part of city and state plans to address the ongoing health-care crisis posed by COVID-19, they should encourage building owners to incorporate TIA’s industry-defined…

The U.S. Tech Industry is Driving Innovations to Meet the Nation’s Biggest Challenges – Can the Government Keep Pace?

In his final State of the Union address, President Obama raised an important question: how do we reignite the spirit of innovation to meet the nation’s biggest challenges?

TIA Hosts Capitol Hill Policy Forum on Securing the IoT Network

TIA was proud to host “Securing the IoT Network – A Policy Forum” on Thursday, June 8 as a  part of a new series of Capitol Hill educational events the association is spearheading.

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…

TIA Hosts Second TR-42 Cabling Systems Committee Meeting of 2020

TIA’s CEO Dave Stehlin and TR-42 Leadership hosted an orientation webinar on June 1st to welcome guests and provide an overview of TIA and the TR-42 Committee. The TR-42 June 2020 Virtual Committee Meeting officially launched the week of June 8th with the Opening Plenary Session, which gave previews of the work that would be…

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