Press Releases

TIA Unveils Revision C of the Global Data Center Infrastructure Standard

Arlington, VA (May 9, 2024) – The Telecommunications Industry Association—the trusted industry association for the connected world — today announced an update to its Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers, ANSI/TIA-942. This newly published document marks the third revision since the inception of the original ANSI/TIA-942 standard, which sets forth the requirements and recommendations for designing and implementing…

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TIA elects new Chair, Vice Chair and Treasurer and welcomes a new board member

Arlington, VA (May 8, 2024) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the trusted industry association for the connected world, today announced the election of the following new officers of the organization’s Board of Directors: Kanchana Raman, Founder & CEO at Avion Networks & Avcend, as Board Chair. Kanchana has been a long-standing member of the TIA board having previously…

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TIA and Fierce Network Launch Broadband Nation to Address the Labor Shortage Gap and Help Bring High Speed Internet to Every Home in America

Arlington, VA and New York (April 16, 2024) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the trusted industry association for the connected world, and Questex, a leading information and events company with a robust telecommunications portfolio including Fierce Network, today announced the launch of Broadband Nation – a new digital platform that is designed to help attract,…

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Recent Blogs

TL 9000 Certified Companies Well Positioned for ISO Climate Change Amendments

By TIA Staff | May 6, 2024 | Comments Off on TL 9000 Certified Companies Well Positioned for ISO Climate Change Amendments

By: TIA QuEST Forum Oversight Work Group (OSWG)   Climate Change Amendment Background On February 23, 2024, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) issued climate change amendments which initially affected 31 management system standards (including ISO 9001:2015) by adding text at the following requirements: 4.1 – understanding the organization and its context and a 4.2 –…

How Gen Z Will Play a Critical Role in Bridging the Digital Divide and Bringing Internet to All Americans

By Dave Stehlin | May 1, 2024 | Comments Off on How Gen Z Will Play a Critical Role in Bridging the Digital Divide and Bringing Internet to All Americans

By David Stehlin, CEO, TIA The federal government’s commitment to delivering “Internet for All” through the $42.5 billion Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (BEAD) funding program promises to once and for all ensure that every American has access high-speed broadband connectivity. The benefits to closing the digital divide are numerous and well-documented, ranging from improved…

TIA’s Broadband Nation Addresses Key Workforce Shortage Issues Cited by Recent Office of Inspector General, Department of Commerce Management Alert

By Dave Stehlin | April 16, 2024 | Comments Off on TIA’s Broadband Nation Addresses Key Workforce Shortage Issues Cited by Recent Office of Inspector General, Department of Commerce Management Alert

By Dave Stehlin, CEO, TIA   The Office of Inspector General (OIG), Department of Commerce (DoC), recently issued a Management Alert – Challenges Industry Stakeholders Face with Broadband Deployment (Report).  The Report cites a few key challenges to the successful implementation of major broadband deployment programs administered by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA),…

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