Media & Events

As the leading national association for business enterprise wireless users and the manufacturers, resellers and communication sales and service providers that serve the land mobile radio industry, the Enterprise Wireless Alliance is dedicated to delivering to its members news, information and events that can support their businesses. 

In addition, EWA offers opportunities to the media to tell stories about the use of wireless communications in businesses across the United States. Please see the 2016 Press Kit to learn more.

To learn more about the Enterprise Wireless Alliance, please see the 2015 Annual Report.

 

Recent News

02/08/2017

On January 18, the International Bureau, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB), and the Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved Higher Ground LLC’s waiver request to use C-band satellite spectrum in the 3700-4200 and 5925-6425 MHz bands to deploy up to 50,000 earth stations by attaching “SatPaq” terminals to smartphones to provide “consumer-based text messaging/light email and IoT communications.” The waiver was granted over oppositio

02/08/2017

For several months now, EWA has been in discussions with the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) regarding processes and policies that would increase access to certain UHF channels that were originally allocated exclusively for use within central station alarm systems.

02/08/2017

Regulatory items that are awaiting an FCC response of critical interest to EWA members include, among other matters: 

02/08/2017

Commissioner Ajit Pai has been designated the 34th Chairman of the FCC and has announced staff appointments as well as the appointment of Commission bureau and office chiefs. In remarks to staff, the Commissioner proclaimed the focus of the FCC under his leadership: 

02/08/2017

Last year, legislation was signed into law regarding tower marking (painting and lighting) for many towers 50–200 feet in height. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is required to issue regulations implementing the law later this year, and tower owners will have one year after the effective date of the rules to comply. Which towers will be covered and how such towers must be marked has not yet been determined, but will be addressed in a Notice of Proposed Rule Making that will propose specific rules subject to public comment.

02/08/2017

The FCC has launched a formal hearing process to determine whether Acumen Communications is qualified to be an FCC licensee and whether any or all of its licenses should be revoked. In 50 license applications, Acumen represented to the FCC that “no party directly or indirectly controlling Acumen has ever been convicted of a felony by any state or federal court.” However, the FCC now has information that Mr. Hector Mosquera, the owner of Acumen, was convicted of a felony by a state court in California. Despite the conviction, Mr.

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