Research

stack of open books

From TIA’s long-standing ICT Market Review & Forecast, to multiple reports, surveys and white papers covering the latest trends, recommended policies and technology applications being deployed to further accelerate connectivity across all markets, TIA has produced the following resources.

TIA Position Paper: Central Office Evaluation Strategy for Deployment of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Equipment

Next generation networks coupled with the roll-out of 5G will require a significant evolution of the traditional central office to function more like a data center.

TIA Position Paper: Edge Data Centers

The Telecommunications Industry Association’s (TIA) Edge Data Center Working Group is providing this positioning paper as an overview defining development, implementation, and operational aspects of EDCs

Powering Digital Transformation in Smart Cities: The Role of Smart Buildings Report

This white paper discusses how smart buildings can be both a microcosm of a smart city and an integral building block for smart communities.

2016-2020 ICT Market Review and Forecast

This review and forecast is a comprehensive overview of the information and communications technology markets that considers pacesetting markets, turnaround markets, steady state markets, and legacy technologies and services.

Connecting the IoT: An Outcomes Report from the TIA Connectivity Jam 2017

This white paper examines the TIA Connectivity Jam outcomes and defines the consensus-built next steps

Operating Next-Generation Networks: An Outcomes Report from the TIA Connectivity Jam 2017

This white paper examines the TIA Connectivity Jam outcomes and defines the consensus-built next steps.

Transforming Connectivity Infrastructure: An Outcomes Report from the TIA Connectivity Jam 2017

This white paper examines the TIA Connectivity Jam outcomes and defines the consensus-built next steps.

Realizing the Potential of the Internet of Things: Recommendations to Policymakers

This white paper provides recommendations that are applicable across ICT market sectors, and will help ensure that the full economic, societal, and technological potential of the Internet of Things is ultimately realized.

5G Operator Survey

This white paper provides an analytical assessment of top trends in IoT as detailed by US company executives and addresses their top project objectives, the key role of technology standards, deployment strategies, as well as future deployment and spending expectations.

IoT Enterprise Survey Executive Summary

This white paper provides an analytical assessment of top trends in IoT as detailed by US company executives and addresses their top project objectives, the key role of technology standards, deployment strategies, as well as future deployment and spending expectations.