Press Releases

TIA Says DIGIT Act Creates Needed Foundation for IoT Deployment; Applauds Passage by Senate Commerce Committee

Arlington, Va. (April 27, 2016) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today expressed strong support for the Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things Act (DIGIT) Act (S. 2607), and applauded its passage by the Senate Commerce Committee. TIA CEO Scott Belcher…

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TIA Says FCC Set-Top Box Rules will Stifle Innovation; Calls for New Approach to Standards Setting if Rules Move Forward

Arlington, Va. (April 21, 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) opposing its proposal to update rules regarding video navigation devices, such as cable set-top boxes, used to access content from multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs)….

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TIA and Other Groups Continue Historic Effort to Advance FCC’s Handset Hearing Aid Compatibility Rules

Arlington, Va. (April 21, 2016) – Together with other industry associations and consumer groups, The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today filed an ex parte letter with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on behalf of the wireless handset manufacturers, carriers and people who use hearing aid…

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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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