Press Releases

ASSE AND TIA Announce Effort to Raise Awareness Around Important New Communication Tower Standards

Arlington, Va. (September 15, 2016) -The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) are launching a joint effort to raise awareness of new standards that are important for all workers and companies that install, alter or maintain communication towers. The new American National Standard Institute (ANSI) approved standard, ANSI/TIA-322, Loading…

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New TIA Standard Will Improve Communications in Tower Planning and Construction

Arlington, VA (August 25, 2016) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high tech communications networks, will release a new standard to facilitate improved communication between engineers and contractors when planning and assessing tower construction. The new American National Standard Institute (ANSI) approved standard – ANSI/TIA-322, Loading…

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Multi-Organization Statement After the FCC Approved the Wireless Hearing Aid Compatibility Rules

WASHINGTON, August 4, 2016 – In response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approving a Report and Order that would implement changes to the scope of the wireless hearing aid compatibility rules, Competitive Carriers Association (CCA), CTIA, Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), National Association of the Deaf (NAD), Telecommunications for the Deaf & Hard…

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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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