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Cabling Standards Reaching New Heights

TIA’s TR-42 standards committee on Commercial Buildings Telecommunications Cabling is busier than ever on a number of fronts including alignment of U.S. and international standards, the Cat 6 consortium, and new cabling standards and guidelines that support speeds up to 100Gbit/s. Join TIA NOW as we speak with Stephanie Montgomery, Sr. Director of Technology and…

Communications Towers: New Standards Coming Soon

Two separate standards have been developed to provide greater clarity to all vested stakeholders in construction planning and implementation for communications towers. TIA’s Vice President of Technology and Standards Stephanie Montgomery explains the importance of the two standards and why industry and the general public should be interested.

Technology Access for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

TIA and the Technology Access Program (TAP) of Gallaudet University recently announced a Friendship Agreement to facilitate communication regarding standards development for performance and accessibility for communications products.

TIA Expands Its Footprint in Public Safety

Today is the signing of the Friendship Agreement between TIA and the Project 25 Technology Interest Group (PTIG). TIA NOW spoke with the key figures signing the agreement: Del Smith, Chairman of PTIG, Stephen Nichols, Director of PTIG and Stephanie Montgomery, Vice President of Technology and Standards at TIA.

TIA Technology and Standards Update: "Our Industry is Our Family"

TIA is putting particular emphasis on accelerating next-generation networks to support 5G, IoT and NFV technologies. These initiatives include TIA’s tower standards committee that supports the future of 5G connectivity, TIA’s cabling infrastructure committee that creates real synergies with wireless infrastructures, and TIA’s Industry Advisory Group – called oneM2M – which is integral to the…

What’s the Standard in 2015?

TIA is known for their work as a standards development organization in the telecom industry – and is plugging their members into what standards work will be done in the coming year. Join TIA NOW as they kick off 2015 with Stephanie Montgomery, Acting VP of Technology and Standards at TIA.

World Standards Day: Do Standards Level the Playing Field?

In recognition of World Standards Day on October 14th, TIA NOW finds out why we celebrate standards, and how SDO’s level the playing field as our industry becomes more converged and more competitive.