TIA’s Standards division convenes communities of interest around nine engineering committees and is the administrator for a number of U.S. Technical Advisory Groups. These communities conduct the writing and maintenance of voluntary, industry-driven, consensus-based standards and specifications for the ICT industry. More than 1,000 individuals – representing network equipment manufacturers, service providers, government entities, and…
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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…
TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems
The TR-42 Engineering Committee develops and maintains voluntary telecommunications standards for telecommunications cabling infrastructure in user-owned buildings, such as commercial buildings, residential buildings, homes, data centers and industrial buildings.
TIA Launches Task Group to Develop Industry Standards for Edge Data Centers
Arlington, VA (February 7, 2019) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced the launch of a new standards task group to develop industry best practices for Edge Data Centers. The task group, under TR-42.1 Premises Telecommunications Infrastructure, will be co-chaired by Cindy Montstream, Director of…
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.
Cabling Systems Standards
TR-42, TIA’s Engineering Committee for Cabling Systems Standards remains active as Herb Congdon, Associate VP of Standards and Technology Development at TIA, tells us what to look forward to.
What’s the Standard in 2014?
TIA’s newly appointed Vice President of Standards and Technology tells TIA NOW what to look out for in 2014.
Cabling Installation and Maintenance Magazine Talks Structured Cabling
Patrick McLaughlin, Chief Editor of Cabling Installation and Maintenance Magazine, tells TIA NOW about the contributions to cabling standards like TR-42.
Cabling Standards Reaching New Heights
TIA’s TR-42 standards committee on Commercial Buildings Telecommunications Cabling is busier than ever on a number of fronts including alignment of U.S. and international standards, the Cat 6 consortium, and new cabling standards and guidelines that support speeds up to 100Gbit/s. Join TIA NOW as we speak with Stephanie Montgomery, Sr. Director of Technology and…