A Future at the Edge: TIA’s New Data Center Briefing Papers

With the 5G era now on the horizon, and the promising host of new technologies and applications it will enable, the world set to generate an unprecedented amount of data that will require rethinking the way our telecommunications and network infrastructure is deployed and managed going forward. Edge Data Centers (EDC) put information and computing…

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TIA Issues Call for Interest on Eleven New Projects from TR-42.12 Engineering Committee for Optical Fibers and Cables

Arlington, VA. (May 14, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued 11 calls for interest in participation of various initiatives. A major function of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is the writing and maintenance of voluntary industry standards and specifications. These activities are carried out…

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for Administration Standard for Telecommunications Infrastructure

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation. Arlington VA. (Oct. 29, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.3 Engineering Committee on Telecommunications Administration, Pathways, Spaces, Bonding and Grounding (569) has issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-606-D initially titled “Administration Standard for Telecommunications Infrastructure”. TR-42.3 is developing guidelines in the area defined by…

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for Automated infrastructure management (AIM) systems Requirements, data exchange and applications, Addendum 1: Adoption of ISO/IEC 18598 AMD1 ED1

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation. Arlington VA. (Oct. 29, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.3 Engineering Committee on Telecommunications Administration, Pathways, Spaces, Bonding and Grounding (569) has issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-5048-1 initially titled “Automated infrastructure management (AIM) systems – Requirements, data exchange and applications, Addendum 1: Adoption…

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for Generic Telecommunications Cabling for Customer Premises; Addendum 1: Balanced Single Twisted-pair Cabling

Arlington VA. (July 31, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.1 Engineering Committee on Premises Telecommunications Infrastructure has issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-568.0-E-1 initially titled “Generic Telecommunications Cabling for Customer Premises; Addendum 1: Balanced Single Twisted-pair Cabling”. TR-42.1 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “This Addendum…

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for Loading, Analysis, and Design Criteria Related to the Installation, Alteration and Maintenance of Communication Structures

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation. Arlington VA. (December 11, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-14 Engineering Committee on Structural Standards for Communications and Small Wind Turbine Support Structures has issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-322-A initially titled ” Loading, Analysis, and Design Criteria Related to the Installation, Alteration and…

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for Structured Cabling Infrastructure Standard for Intelligent Building Systems

Arlington VA. (July 31, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.1 Engineering Committee on Premises Telecommunications Infrastructure has issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-862-C initially titled “Structured Cabling Infrastructure Standard for Intelligent Building Systems”. TR-42.1 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “This Standard specifies requirements for intelligent…

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers – Addendum 1 Edge Data Centers

Interested Stakeholders are Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation. Arlington VA. (June 10, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.1 Engineering Committee on Premises Telecommunications Infrastructure has issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-942-B-1 initially titled “Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers – Addendum 1 Edge Data Centers”. TR-42.1 is developing guidelines in…

TIA Policy Forum: Key Take-aways from Government Officials from the U.S, Germany and Japan

As 5G expands and matures, it will connect the people and technology like never before. Buildings, vehicles, and of course, phones, will connect over a new interoperable global network which will be powered by software and open source technology that will bring new applications and critical services to market. But while 5G is expected to…

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TR-14 Fall 2020 Virtual Committee Meeting Highlights

TIA’s TR-14 Engineering Committee for Structural Standards for Communication and Small Wind Turbine Support Structures held their first Virtual Committee Meeting for 2020 on September 23, 2020 and eleven Ad Hoc Task Group meetings the previous week. TR-14 Chair, Bryan Lanier (American Tower Corp.) opened the meeting and gave a brief overview of the agenda…