TR-60 ICT Lifecycle Management
The TR-60 ICT Lifecycle Management Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary standards for the planning, documentation, design, remediation and operation of information and communications technology (ICT) systems, infrastructure and services.
TIA Announces Newly Elected Leaders for Standards Committee TR-14
Arlington, VA (May 2, 2019) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced the election of new leadership for its TR-14 Structural Standards for Communication and Small Wind Turbine Support Structures Engineering Committee. Bryan Lanier, Director of Customer Engineering at American Tower, will…
TIA Communications Tower Standard Celebrates 60 Years
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.
Business Performance Academy
The Business Performance Community’s Business Performance Academy initiative provides knowledge, training, and education on hot topics in information and communication technologies (ICT).
TIA and UL Announce Collaboration to Advance the Smart Buildings Marketplace
Arlington, VA (February 21, 2019) –– The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks together with UL, a leading global safety science organization, announced a new agreement to work together, through TIA’s Smart Buildings Program, to accelerate the development of common framework for smart buildings. TIA and UL are…
TIA Appoints David Bain, New Vice President of Standards
Arlington, VA (November 14, 2018) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced that David K. Bain has been named Vice President of Standards, leading the team executing one of the core responsibilities of TIA as an ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDO). “David…
TIA Issues Call for Interest on Three Smart Buildings-Related Standards Projects
Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR- 42.1 Engineering Committee on Premises Telecommunications Infrastructure has issued a call for interest for three standards projects related to smart building performance. For document ANSI/TIA-4966-A initially titled “Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Educational Facilities,” TR-42.1 is developing guidelines to update the addendum, current standards and…
TIA Moderates White House 5G Summit Industry Leader Panel Discussion on Standards
Technology standards are vital to the development of what our future has in store, including advancements to public safety and quicker access to data.
Electronic Serial Numbers (ESN) An electronic serial number (ESN) is the unique identification number embedded or inscribed on the microchip in a wireless phone by the manufacturer. The ESN cannot easily be altered in the field. The ESN differs from the mobile identification number (MIN), which is the wireless carrier’s identifier for a phone…
The 5G Launchpad
Will 5G be a platform for innovation? If so, what type of innovation can the industry expect? How will 5G open new services in new vertical markets? TIA NOW’s Clarence Reynolds speaks with Mats Karlsson, Head of R&D and Portfolio at Ericsson, about creating new business opportunities with 5G technology.
Cable Ready: New Leadership for TR-42
The TR-42 engineering committee of TIA develops and maintains voluntary standards for cabling infrastructure in user-owned buildings. That committee recently elected new leadership, including Henry Franc, Technology Solutions Architect at Belden, TR-42’s new vice chair. He joins TIA NOW to discuss what’s next for the TR-42 committee.
The API War in Virtualization
How do we resolve the laundry list of API specs vying to be the virtualization industry standard? TIA NOW speaks with Hema Kadia, Vice President and Head of Strategy and Practice at Prodapt, about the risks and rewards of winning the API battle, and how to proceed in the meantime.