TIA WaveLength Blog

Keeping Structures Connected: Updated Standards for Telecom Cabling Including Popular New Field Terminatable Plugs

David Bain
By: David Bain

Posted on June 5, 2019

Companies involved in testing field terminatable plugs will benefit from reviewing the summary of the methods defined in the latest ANSI/TIA-568.2-D standard

TIA Communications Tower Standard Celebrates 60 Years

David Bain
By: David Bain

Posted on April 29, 2019

TIA is proud to celebrate the 60th anniversary of providing guidance in the structural design and fabrication of communications towers with our engineering standard ANSI/TIA-222, Structural Steel Standards for Steel Antenna Towers and Supporting Structures.

TIA Hosts Tower Climbing Facilities Working Group to Talk about Safety and Care

Andy Kurtzman
By: Andy Kurtzman

Posted on April 26, 2019

TIA and its Foundation are pleased to support communication and education for the Climbing Facilities industry uplifting the current standards as published.

TIA Teams Up With UL To Advance Work in Smart Buildings

Harry Smeenk
By: Harry Smeenk

Posted on April 2, 2019

We were eager to kick off 2019 announcing our collaboration with UL, a leading global safety science organization, to accelerate an industry framework for the evolving world of smart buildings.

TIA Sets the Foundation for Smart Buildings at MWC Barcelona

Clarence Reynolds
By: Clarence Reynolds

Posted on April 1, 2019

This year MWC Barcelona was full of the usual bustle, but TIA stood out among the conversations about next-gen networks by leading the discussion around one of 5G’s most essential components – Smart Buildings.

Finding a Path for Bipartisan Net Neutrality Legislation

Cinnamon Rogers
By: Cinnamon Rogers

Posted on March 13, 2019

TIA has long supported principles that ISPs not block or throttle content, along with providing customers with transparency. We support enabling the free flow of information and commerce that drives our economy. We also support policies that encourage an innovation-friendly environment for entrepreneurs and engineers and that generate high-paying jobs.

Five Key Principles for a National Spectrum Strategy

Dileep Srihari
By: Dileep Srihari

Posted on January 28, 2019

TIA supports a new national strategy that encompasses federal, state & local, commercial, and private users of spectrum. It should also account for the manufacturers of communications technologies and platforms that support those users.

TIA’s Releases New Position Paper on Edge Data Centers

Harry Smeenk
By: Harry Smeenk

Posted on October 19, 2018

TIA’s Edge Data Center working group released a new Position Paper, the first of its kind, outlining the considerations for development, implementation, and operational features of Edge Data Centers that we believe are going to be central in the future. 

TIA Moderates White House 5G Summit Industry Leader Panel Discussion on Standards

Ken Koffman
By: Ken Koffman

Posted on October 11, 2018

Technology standards are vital to the development of what our future has in store, including advancements to public safety and quicker access to data.

The FCC Gets It – Investing in Infrastructure is Investing in Our Future

Cinnamon Rogers
By: Cinnamon Rogers

Posted on September 25, 2018

The FCC continues to lead on 5G, the next generation of wireless service, taking commonsense steps to provide consumers and businesses access to high quality, high speed broadband across the country, from major cities to suburban and rural communities.

As the Pace of Innovation Accelerates, Technology Standards are at the Forefront of Connected Societies

Wesley J. Johnston
By: Wesley J. Johnston

Posted on August 29, 2018

The technology landscape is constantly evolving as high-tech is developed, old technologies improved, and new policies introduced. As the world races toward a 5G future, technology standards have become more important than ever before. Standards—both new and existing—will be vital to the development and adoption of tomorrow’s technologies.

TIA’s Network of the Future Underscores Cross-Industry Cooperation as Key Factor to Accelerating Connectivity

Beth Mechum
By: Beth Mechum

Posted on June 22, 2018

Recap of this year’s keynotes, panel discussions and presentations.