Buy America, Broadband Infrastructure, and Cookies

March 31, 2022

By Patrick Lozada, Global Policy Director, TIA   The big infrastructure bill known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) was signed into law by President Biden in November…

The Trusted Communications Networks Reimbursement Program: Congress Cannot Leave America’s Rural Providers Behind

March 28, 2022

By Colin Andrews, Sr. Director of Government Affairs, TIA   TIA has long maintained that to have a quality network, trust must be built into it, all the way down…

To Win 6G, America Needs a Tax Code That Supports R&D

March 24, 2022

By Melissa Newman, VP of Government Affairs, TIA   At TIA, we want the United States to lead the next generation of telecommunications technologies. However, short-sighted tax policies that are…

International Data Center Day 2022

March 23, 2022
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By Jacques Fluet, Data Center Program Director, TIA   TIA recently released the Edge Data Center Addendum to the ANSI/TIA-942-B data center infrastructure standard. The Addendum defines requirements for newer…

How SCS 9001 Operationalizes the Prague Proposals

March 2, 2022
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By Mike Regan, Vice President of Business Performance, TIA Various trade and standards organizations as well as government agencies from around the world have been developing recommendations to help the…

Three-Factor Risk Assessment: An Example of SCS 9001 Measurable and Verifiable Criteria

February 3, 2022
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By Bob Bretall, Lead Consultant, Information Security/Business Continuity, the DESARA Group, Inc.   The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is leading the way on ICT supply chain security with the release…

Fierce Digital Divide Summit: TIA Fireside Chat with NTIA

December 17, 2021

Earlier this week at the Fierce Telecom Digital Divide Summit, TIA’s vice president of government affairs, Melissa Newman, connected with Russell Hanser, Director of Communications Policy Initiatives at NTIA, for…

SPE and Smart Buildings: A Smart Pairing

November 30, 2021

By Mike Vermeer, Engineering Strategy Manager, Panduit   The interconnectedness of our digital world is fascinating and requires constant evaluation to ensure buildings have the right tools and technology to…

Four Things to Know About Smart Building Systems Integration

November 8, 2021

By Bill Moten, Leading Edge Design Group The built environment’s complexity is increasing exponentially as evolving occupant demands continue to leave building owners and operators scrambling. At the same time,…

3 Reasons Global ICT Supply Chains Support Stronger American Jobs and Economy

October 28, 2021
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By Patrick Lozada, Global Policy Director, TIA   Recently, the Biden Administration proposed amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulations’ Buy American Act requirements to “increase U.S. content in the products…