Global Standards

TIA’s Standards division convenes communities of interest around nine engineering committees and is the administrator for a number of U.S. Technical Advisory Groups. These communities conduct the writing and maintenance of voluntary, industry-driven, consensus-based standards and specifications for the ICT industry. More than 1,000 individuals – representing network equipment manufacturers, service providers, government entities, and…

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IEC Systems Committee – Smart Cities

Smart Cities enable more sustainable, reliable, efficient and resilient city services such as electric, water, waste, recycling, transportation and education while and fostering greater civic engagement and awareness. The goals of the IEC Systems Committee – Smart Cities Technical Advisory Group include infrastructure resilience, safety and support for citizen’s engagement and participation. There are three…

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IEC TC46 Cables, Wires, Waveguides, & RF Connectors

The activity of this technical committee concerns establishing and maintaining standards for the terminology, design, characteristics, related test methods and requirements for quality assessment of metallic conductors, wires, waveguide, RF connectors, RF and microwave passive components and accessories for analogue and digital transmission systems and equipment for communication networks and cabling. IEC TC46 Cables, Wires, Waveguides, R.F. Connectors,…

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IEC TC76 Optical Radiation Safety & Laser

The activity of this technical committee covers preparing international standards for equipment (including systems) incorporating lasers, and light emitting diodes, or intended only for use with lasers, including those factors introduced by the use of lasers which are needed to characterize equipment and/or which are essential to safe use. IEC TC76 Optical Radiation Safety & Laser Equipment

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IEC TC86 Fibre Optics

The activity of this technical committee covers terminology, characteristics, related tests, calibration and measurement methods, functional interfaces, optical, environmental and mechanical requirements to ensure reliable system performance. IEC TC86 Fibre Optics IEC SC86A Fibre Cables IEC SC86B Fibre Optic Interconnecting Devices & Passive Components IEC SC86C Fibre Optics Systems & Active Devices

TIA Named to Leadership Role in Smart Cities Standards Development

Work is Part of Broad Effort to Create a Holistic Approach to Implementing Technology Solutions Arlington VA. (May 3, 2017) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, will play a lead role in smart community standards development as the newly-appointed Technical Advisory Group (TAG)…