TIA WaveLength Blog

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.

Incentive Auction Launch is Major Step Towards Freeing Needed Spectrum


Posted on March 30, 2017

The FCC this week began the first-of-its-kind voluntary auction of television broadcast spectrum, launching a vitally important government effort to free up spectrum needed for wireless broadband services.

USDOT to Develop National Rules for Self-Driving Cars within the Next Six Months


Posted on January 15, 2017

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) took a major step in the right direction when it comes to embracing self-driving car technology.

The U.S. Tech Industry is Driving Innovations to Meet the Nation’s Biggest Challenges – Can the Government Keep Pace?


Posted on January 13, 2017

In his final State of the Union address, President Obama raised an important question: how do we reignite the spirit of innovation to meet the nation’s biggest challenges?