TIA to Host Live Video Discussion on FCC Vote to Streamline 5G and Wireless Infrastructure Across America

Broadcast will Follow this Wednesday’s FCC Vote and Feature Panelists from Samsung and Nokia

Arlington, VA (September 20, 2018) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, will host a livestream video discussion on the importance of investing in next generation 5G networks and the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) wireless infrastructure rules, which are expected to be adopted earlier that day.

This live video will feature Jeff Marks, Nokia’s Head of Regulatory Affairs, North America, John Godfrey, Senior Vice President, Public Policy at Samsung Electronics America and TIA’s Senior Policy Counsel and Director of Government Affairs Dileep Srihari on Wednesday, September 26th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT.

Panelists will discuss the FCC’s Wireless Infrastructure Order vote taking place earlier that day, providing their insights on how the Order will affect consumers and American businesses, and propel the U.S. forward in the global race for 5G leadership.

The Order clarifies the scope and meaning of existing regulation, establishes shot clocks for state and local approvals for the deployment of small cells, and provides guidance on streamlining state and local requirements around wireless infrastructure deployment.

WHAT:                 Reaction to the FCC’s Vote to Streamline 5G Deployment Across America

WHEN:                Wednesday, September 26, 2018 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT

WHERE:               TIA Live Stream Video Panel and Viewer Q&A

Register online: https://bit.ly/2QJooFK

Media interested in attending should register online here.


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

About TIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents manufacturers and suppliers of global communications networks through standards development, policy and advocacy, business opportunities, market intelligence, and events and networking. TIA enhances the business environment for broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite and unified communications. Members' products and services empower communications in every industry and market, including healthcare, education, security, public safety, transportation, government, the military, the environment, and entertainment. Visit tiaonline.org for more details. TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and is a proud sponsor of ANSI’s Standards Boost Business campaign. Visit www.standardsboostbusiness.org for details.