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Administration and FCC Actions Will Promote Nationwide 5G Deployment, Says TIA

Arlington, VA (April 12, 2019) –– The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today applauded the announcement by President Trump and FCC Chairman Pai regarding the Commission’s 5G FAST plan and the ongoing progress of U.S. industry leading the global race to 5G. TIA’s Senior Vice President for…

Five Key Principles for a National Spectrum Strategy

TIA supports a new national strategy that encompasses federal, state & local, commercial, and private users of spectrum. It should also account for the manufacturers of communications technologies and platforms that support those users.

Nokia's Association with 5G
Nokia’s Association with 5G

Can the U.S. maintain its place as a leader in the global race to 5G? Will the FCC and Congress streamline the process of network infrastructure deployments? What disruptive business models will emerge because of 5G? Nokia’s EVP and President of North America Rick Corker speaks with TIA CEO Wes Johnston about the near future…

Supply Chain Security
Supply Chain Security

ICT supply chains are global, dynamic, and complex, therefore supply chain risk management works best through consensus-based, industry-led processes. Industry-driven standard-setting efforts and public-private partnerships also play key roles.

The Cutting Edge of Next-Gen Data Centers

In order to build out the next generation infrastructure, data processing power will have to take place at the edge of a network. TIA NOW welcomes Don Byrne, Managing Partner at Metrix411, Jim Young, Global Enterprise DC Lead at CommScope, and Harry Smeenk, TIA’s Vice President of Program Development to announce TIA’s new Edge Data…

TIA Applauds Adoption of Wireless Broadband Deployment Declaratory Ruling

Arlington, VA (August 2, 2018) –– The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today issued a statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a Declaratory Ruling to accelerate wireless broadband deployment. “The Telecommunications Industry Association appreciates today’s action by the Commission to prohibit state & local moratoria…

TIA Applauds FCC Commissioner Carr’s Plan to Promote Wireless Infrastructure Deployment

Arlington, VA (September 4, 2018) The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today applauded FCC Commissioner Brendon Carr’s plan to promote wireless infrastructure deployment. Cinnamon Rogers, TIA’s Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, issued the following statement: “TIA applauds Commissioner Carr’s announcement of the important steps the FCC…

TIA Launches Task Group to Develop Industry Standards for Edge Data Centers

Arlington, VA (February 7, 2019) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced the launch of a new standards task group to develop industry best practices for Edge Data Centers. The task group, under TR-42.1 Premises Telecommunications Infrastructure, will be co-chaired by Cindy Montstream, Director of…

TIA Policy Forum to Explore Public Safety Benefits of 5G and Next-Generation Technologies

The Honorable Susan W. Brooks to deliver keynote address; executives from the NG9-1-1 Institute, Verizon, Nokia, and the District of Columbia Office of Unified Communications to discuss public safety benefits of 5G Arlington, VA (September 27, 2018) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks,…

TIA Releases New Central Office Evaluation Strategy Paper

New paper outlines considerations for the future deployment of Information and Communications Technology Equipment Arlington, VA (October 25, 2018) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks today released a new position paper “Central Office Evaluation Strategy For Deployment of Information and Communications Technology (ICT)…

TIA Says FCC’s Wireless Order Key to Deploying 5G

Arlington, VA (September 26, 2018) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today applauded FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr and the FCC for taking action to streamline the deployment of wireless communications infrastructure across the country. “The FCC’s action today addresses key obstacles to deploying…

TIA Sets the Foundation for Smart Buildings at MWC Barcelona

This year MWC Barcelona was full of the usual bustle, but TIA stood out among the conversations about next-gen networks by leading the discussion around one of 5G’s most essential components – Smart Buildings.