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.…

Blockchain for ICT Supply Chain Security: Part 1 – The Enhanced MEID (E-MEID)

By Kevin L. Jackson, SVP, Total Network Services Corporation This is Part 1 of a 3 Part Series on the Enhanced Mobile Equipment Identifier (E-MEID) and how it can be used to improve ICT Supply Chain Security. The E-MEID is a tokenized MEID that creates a globally unique, auditable, and verifiable data repository for any…

Carr Ex Parte: Protecting Against National Security Threats to the Communications Supply Chain Through FCC Programs, WC Docket No. 18-89.
Coalition Letter in Support of Semiconductor Incentives
Coalition Letter on Foundational Technology Export Controls
Coalition Letter on Funding the Replacement of Insecure Equipment in U.S. Networks
Establishing Trust: Foundational to Securing the ICT Supply Chain

By Colin Andrews and Patrick Lozada The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is leading the way on securing the global information communications technology (ICT) supply chain with the development of the global SCS 9001 standard that specifies verifiable and measurable criteria and uses a process-based quality management system to ensure quality and transparency. There are several…

Ex Parte Meeting, Protecting Against National Security Threats to the Communications Supply Chain Through FCC Programs, WC Docket No. 18-89.
Ex Parte re: Protecting Against National Security Threats to the Communications Supply Chain Through FCC Programs (WC Docket No. 18-89)
O’Reilly Ex Parte Meeting: Protecting Against National Security Threats to the Communications Supply Chain Through FCC Programs, WC Docket No. 18-89
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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…

Pai Ex Parte: Ex Parte Meeting, Protecting Against National Security Threats to the Communications Supply Chain Through FCC Programs, WC Docket No. 18-89.