Press Releases

TIA Invites Leading Organizations to Join the Global Effort to Strengthen IoT Supply Chain Security

Arlington, VA (March 7, 2024) – The Telecommunications Industry Association—the trusted industry association for the connected world— today announced that its Supply Chain Security Working Group within the QuEST Forum community has issued an open call for global organizations to join the group to collaboratively work to enhance the TIA SCS 9001 standard to include Internet of Things (IoT)…

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Final Limited Waiver of Buy America Requirements for BEAD Program brings us one step closer to achieving Internet for All

Arlington, VA (February 23, 2024) – The Telecommunications Industry Association—the trusted industry association for the connected world—released a statement on the Biden Administration’s announcement of a limited, waiver of Build America, Buy America (BABA) requirements for NTIA’s Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (BEAD) program. TIA issued the following statement from CEO David Stehlin: “TIA appreciates the work…

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TIA Congratulates 2023 Star and QuEST Forum Award Winners

Arlington, VA (January 31, 2024) – The Telecommunications Industry Association—the trusted industry association for the connected world—has announced the winners of the organization’s two annual awards programs: the TIA Star Awards and the TIA QuEST Forum Awards. TIA gives awards to the most engaged members who contribute to the advancement of the global ICT industry through TIA initiatives….

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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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