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. 

  • Through the Wireless Leadership Summit, EWA creates opportunities for members to work together to define the future of the industry. 
  • In publications like the Enterprise Wireless Insider and Wireless Works, EWA provides information and insights that can help keep members' businesses on track.

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 EWA's Press Kit to learn more.

To learn more about the Enterprise Wireless Alliance, please see the 2016 Annual Report.


Recent News


At its December 5 membership meeting, the LMCC will discuss what, if any, position it should take in response to a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing to allow unlicensed use in the 5.925-7.125 GHz (6 GHz) band while ensuring that the licensed services operating in the spectrum do not encounter interference and continue to function. Reply Comments are due 90 days after publication in the Federal Register. (ET 18-295/FCC 18-147)


There have been two FCC decisions regarding requests for construction extensions that illustrates the Commission’s view of legitimate licensee efforts to utilize spectrum assets. 
  • For the State of Wisconsin, the FCC allowed the State to retain its Part 22 licenses only in areas that had become operational and required the State to secure Canadian clearance for any above-Line-A facilities. (DA 18-1139)

The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) granted a waiver of the T-Band freeze for the New York Police Department, which sought a waiver to correct the coordinates reported on its license, which expanded an existing contour. The PSHSB concluded that since the relocation did not represent an expansion of the actual system contour, a waiver was warranted. (DA 18-1168) 



The FCC released an Enforcement Advisory reminding the public – particularly fishermen - that the marketing, sale or use of radio frequency devices that do not comply with FCC rules is prohibited. This advisory cautions against the use of devices that operate on radio frequencies assigned to Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) that are used for marine navigation safety communications.


According to an Order released November 27, Gable Signs & Graphics, Inc. violated FCC rules by marketing light-emitting diode (LED) signs used in digital billboards and other commercial and industrial applications without the required equipment authorization, labeling, and user manual disclosures, and by failing to produce certain required test records. These rules ensure that radio-frequency devices marketed in the United States do not interfere with authorized communications, thereby maintaining network integrity and security and protecting consumers.


The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Report and Order and Order (R&O) updating Commission rules to provide new spectrum capacity and eliminate unnecessary restrictions in the Private Land Mobile Radio (PLMR) bands, while reducing administrative burdens on applicants and licensees will become effective on December 27, 2018.