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TIA Congratulates Recipients of the Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research Program

Arlington, VA (April 11, 2018) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today issued the following statement congratulating New York City and Salt Lake City on being selected as the recipients of the National Science Foundation’s Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research Program (PAWR) Awards. PAWR is the result of a joint effort by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and a Wireless Industry Consortium comprised of the nation’s leading companies in wireless, as well as TIA.

“TIA congratulates New York City and Salt Lake City on being selected as winners of the Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research Program” said TIA Vice President of Program Development Harry Smeenk. “TIA was glad to collaborate with the National Science Foundation on reviewing and selecting proposals for these awards.  The ability to test solutions to real-world challenges on community and city-scale experimental, next generation wireless test beds will be transformative for the telecommunications industry.  TIA and partners look forward to working with the new platforms in New York City and Salt Lake City to accelerate 4G, LTE, 5G capabilities, and more in tomorrow’s smart cities.”

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Ashley Simmons, 703-907-7704, asimmons@tiaonline.org

About TIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is at the center of a vibrant ecosystem of companies delivering technologies and services to revolutionize the way the world communicates. TIA represents and convenes the manufacturers and suppliers, network operators, distributors, service enablers and system integrators of global communications technologies across its Technology, Government Affairs, Standards, and Business Performance communities. Tackling unique challenges faced by the ICT industry, TIA shapes the solutions that enable high-speed networks and accelerates connectivity across all markets.

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