Technology Focus

The below-listed technology areas are of high interest to the telecommunications community and areas where TIA has developed standards or monitors closely for future standards development needs.

  • Project 25 – Recognizing the need for common standards for first responders and homeland security/emergency response professionals, representatives from the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials International (APCO), the National Association of State Telecommunications Directors (NASTD), selected federal agencies and the National Communications System (NCS) established Project 25, a steering committee for selecting voluntary common system standards for digital public safety radio communications. TIA TR-8 facilitates such work through its role as an ANSI-accredited Standards Development Organization (SDO) and has developed in TR-8 the 102 series of technical documents.
  • Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) – The Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act, which was enacted on October 24, 1994, as P.L. No. 103-414.
  • Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA2000®)
  • Universal Wireless Communications-136 (UWC-136)
  • Commercial Encryption Source Code

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