Americas Spectrum Management Conference: Industry Standards are Critical to Securing 5G

The transition to 5G can’t be done without industry standards that protect the whole ICT supply chain, FCC Commissioner Jeffrey Starks said at a Americas Spectrum Management Conference panel on October 12. Prompted by a question from Telecommunications Industry Association CEO David Stehlin, Starks said that on too many occasions security has been an afterthought.…

Federal Advisory Councils & Coalitions

TIA collaborates with several affiliated organizations and participates in numerous private-sector led policy and public affairs coalitions and multi-stakeholder groups initiated and convened by federal government agencies, that are designed to bring stakeholders together in dialogue to find policy solutions to common policy challenges facing the ICT industry. TIA also participates in advisory committees that…

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Intellectual Property & Standards

Policies that ensure appropriate intellectual property protections and the use of voluntary consensus standards are key for international cooperation and commerce.

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Net Neutrality

A free and open internet and the free flow of information and commerce that drives the U.S. economy.

New IP Proposal to ITU-T Would Give Governments More Control Over the Internet – Here’s Why That is a Problem

  A new proposal could change the structure of the internet as we know it. That kind of statement might seem hyperbolic, but the steps we take today could reverberate throughout the world in the years to come. In a recent submission to the International Telecommunications Union –Telecommunication Standards Advisory Group (ITU-TSAG) by China Mobile,…

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Our Commitment to Serving Our Members

Dear TIA Members, Participants and Partners, In these times of rising concerns and rapid transitions, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment. While we should all certainly be careful and conservative so we remain healthy, we also know that we must continue to build a better communications infrastructure which doesn’t just happen, it…


Hosted by members of TIA’s Government Affairs team, the DC Beat – TIA’s Policy Podcast Series unpacks critical regulatory decisions and legislative policy issues facing the ICT industry.

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Policy Issues

TIA represents companies that are leading the way in innovation.

Products And Services

TIA works with its members to create various standards, products, tools, and solutions to support business growth. At TIA we solve unique challenges and develop new ideas and approaches by facilitating communities and launching multi-year programs, and innovative products and services that bring tangible value to ICT companies to enhance their bottom line. The association…

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Tech Workforce

Expanding and enhancing the skills of the workforce in STEM fields are essential in today’s competitive and evolving global marketplace.

Telecommunications Industry Association Applauds Congress for Critical Investments in Broadband and Network Security

Arlington, VA (December 21, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association—the trusted industry association for the connected world—today congratulated Congress on passing a $900 Billion fiscal stimulus package that includes $7 Billion for various broadband and network infrastructure initiatives, including the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) initiative to establish a Secure and Trusted Communications Network Reimbursement Program as required…

Telecommunications Industry Association Applauds FCC Order for Program to Secure America’s Network Infrastructure

Arlington, VA (December 10, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association—the trusted industry association for the connected world—today released a statement in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) approval of an order to establish a Secure and Trusted Communications Network Reimbursement Program to help remove and replace network components sourced from untrusted suppliers. The program, which the…