AWS-3 Spectrum Auction: "A Smashing Success”
Scott Belcher, CEO of the Telecommunications Industry Association, says the AWS-3 auction was a “smashing success,” and congratulates those involved in generating $40 billion in revenue. Next on the FCC’s agenda is the broadband spectrum auction, expected to commence in 2016.
Cross Border Data Flows
The data center landscape is changing rapidly and so are the regulatory questions and concerns around how that data will be transferred from one country to another. Here to tell us more about the challenges and solutions for cross border data flows is Danielle Coffey, VP & General Counsel of Government Affairs at TIA.
DC Beat: Net Neutrality and Spectrum 2014
TIA’s Vice President & General Counsel, Government Affairs, Danielle Coffey talks to TIA NOW about the current "state of play” in the tech sector. Topics include: net neutrality, broadband reclassification, paid prioritization of broadband speeds, unlicensed vs licensed spectrum and spectrum bidding caps.
FCC’s New Equipment Authorization Rules
On July 13, the FCC updated its Equipment Authorization rules to provide flexibility to manufacturers to use electronic labeling in lieu of a physical label or nameplate, and took steps to streamline the certification process for telecommunications equipment and devices imported into the United States. Julius Knapp, Chief of the FCC’s Office of Engineering Technology…
FCC’s Title II Approval Not the End Game
Scott Belcher, CEO of the Telecommunications Industry Association, reacts to the FCC’s approval to regulate the Internet as a public utility.
Future of Video, Competition and Open Internet Roundtable
The FCC is currently considering proposed Net Neutrality rules intended to ensure the Internet remains open, focusing prominently on the Future of Video. Generating over a million comments to the FCC, few recent communications policy issues have generated such broad public scrutiny. Join TIA as we explore and clarify the issues at a Luncheon Roundtable.
How Does M2M Apply to my Business?
The M2M ecosystem is growing as industry stakeholders recognize the need to broaden their market segments to encourage new revenue streams. The telecommunications industry is on the cusp of exploring new opportunities in the M2M space to increase profitability, reduce OPEX and improve customer experience and service.
Net Neutrality Revisited
There are growing questions about where industry stands on net neutrality. TIA has a clear position on net neutrality and they answer important questions. Who dictates the rules of net neutrality? What is the significance of reclassifying the Internet under the FCC’s Telecom Act? How can industry benefit from the services offered by TIA’s Government…
Spectrum auctions are in the news headlines but we in the industry know that the reallocation of spectrum bands via spectrum auctions will not be enough to sustain the growth of bandwidth requirements over the next few years.
The Connected Car: The Next Steps
TIA’s Connected Vehicle Workshop invited the top technology and policy experts in the connected vehicle space. They discussed the policy, technology and business challenges for the connected car as providers, enterprises and consumers will see more IoT devices and services in their vehicles. Panelists included AT&T, Cisco, the State Dept. and the Association for Global…
TIA Cautions Against Title II
Scott Belcher, CEO of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, responds to President Obama’s statement endorsing the reclassification of the Internet as a Title II utility.
TIA’s 15th Annual Spring Policy Summit 2014
It’s time once again for TIA’s annual Spring Policy Summit in Cambridge, MD on April 11th-13th. The 15th annual SPS event will host industry and government to find solutions and create thought leadership. Topics will include trade, spectrum and the Internet of Things.