Press Releases

TIA Announces 2016 Officers and New Board of Directors Members; Adds 15 New Companies

Arlington, Va. (January 28, 2016) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced its 2016 officers and ten new and re-appointed members of the TIA Board of Directors. The 2016 Board officers will be Walker & Associates President Mark Walker as Chair; Heard…

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TIA Proposes Path Forward for Commercial Use of Higher Frequency Spectrum Important to the Internet of Things, 5G

Arlington, VA (January 27, 2016) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in support of the Commission’s efforts to make higher frequency spectrum available for commercial wireless broadband use in bands above 24 GHz. “The…

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TIA to Congress: If Jobs and Economy are Top Priority, TPP is a Mandatory ‘Yes’ Vote

Arlington, Va. (January 12, 2016) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced its support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. TPP is a proposed free trade agreement between the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries, which would cover 40 percent…

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Recent Blogs

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

By TIA Staff | March 3, 2021 | Comments Off on 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

By Cheryl Thibideau | February 24, 2021 | Comments Off on 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

By TIA | February 16, 2021 | Comments Off on 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…

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