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


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.

Protecting the Internet Ecosystem

Cinnamon Rogers
By: Cinnamon Rogers

Posted on May 5, 2018

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg recently took the hot seat on Capitol Hill for two days of grilling following news about Cambridge Analytica’s use of stolen data to profile and target American voters.

The Smart Way to Smart Cities Begins with Buildings

Harry Smeenk
By: Harry Smeenk

Posted on March 12, 2018

**This piece first appeared in Smart Buildings Magazine on March 12, 2018. In just the first few weeks of 2018, we’ve already heard much about the promise and opportunity of smart cities. We’re talking about them at every conference – from CES to the US Conference of Mayors and everywhere in between. But there’s a…

Network Innovation Wins in Latest FCC Draft Order

Cinnamon Rogers
By: Cinnamon Rogers

Posted on December 7, 2017

Critics of the FCC’s plan to remove Title II regulation of the internet often ignore one fundamental point: nearly everyone in the tech industry, from the smallest start-ups to the largest ISPs, agrees with the basic premise of net neutrality.

Now Is the Time for Tax Reform

Wesley J. Johnston
By: Wesley J. Johnston

Posted on November 7, 2017

The policy issue that could have the greatest impact on the future of technology is one that most people wouldn’t consider a technology issue at all.

Don’t dumb down smart tech

Cinnamon Rogers
By: Cinnamon Rogers

Posted on August 7, 2017

In taking the first step towards overturning his predecessors’ net neutrality rules, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai got what he expected — lots of complaints.

TIA’s Engineering Committee on Mobile and Personal Private Radio Standards Honors Volunteer Leadership


Posted on June 23, 2017

When asked to define the ideal leader, many would emphasize traits and skills such as intelligence, self-awareness, being a good listener, a motivator and a visionary—and perhaps even a few more personal qualities.

TIA Hosts Capitol Hill Policy Forum on Securing the IoT Network


Posted on June 9, 2017

TIA was proud to host “Securing the IoT Network – A Policy Forum” on Thursday, June 8 as a  part of a new series of Capitol Hill educational events the association is spearheading.

International Data Flows Face Uncertain Future in Europe

K.C. Swanson
By: K.C. Swanson

Posted on May 8, 2017

The flow of personal data across borders has been a contentious issue recently—and one that will see important developments in the coming months.