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, 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

12/19/2019

In a Public Notice released December 11, the FCC reminds “building owners and other non-licensee operators of Part 90 Private Land Mobile Radio (PLMR) signal boosters that they may not operate these boosters until they: (a) obtain the express written consent of the licensee(s) whose signals they would re-transmit and (b) register Class B signal boosters” with the FCC at the Part 90 Class B Signal Booster Registration & Discovery site

12/19/2019

The FCC has issued a Resolution of Notice of Inquiry, Second report and Order, and Memorandum Opinion and Order that, among other things, seeks to maintain current radio frequency exposure limits. After reviewing the record, the FCC claims it has found “no appropriate basis for and thus decline to propose amendments to our existing limits at this time.” 

 

12/19/2019

The FCC Enforcement Bureau has issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture against Gerlens Cesar of Boston, Massachusetts for operating a pirate radio station. Over multiple years, Mr. Cesar simulcast programming on multiple unauthorized transmitters on two different frequencies in and around Boston and was warned repeatedly that his conduct apparently violated the Communications Act.

12/19/2019

In an ex parte letter filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last week, the Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA) opposed a recent request filed by Southern California Edison (SCE) that would provide critical infrastructure industry (CII) priority with access for one year to 900 MHz broadband licenses. The Alliance objects to the proposal on policy as well as procedural grounds.

12/19/2019

Scot Stone, the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) attorney/point person in recent decades for all Part 90 issues, is retiring effective December 31, 2019. His departure leaves a hole for the Bureau as no one has his institutional/historical understanding of the Part 90 rules, policies, waivers, etc. It is unclear who will take on his responsibilities. In the meantime, the Land Mobile Communications Council (LMCC) had sent a letter to WTB seeking a more collaborative relationship between the industry and the FCC and to discuss licensing issues, such as the number of returns.

12/19/2019

Although Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) gained Commerce Committee support to add the “Don’t Break Up the T-Band” legislation to Senator Wicker’s “5G Spectrum Act of 2019 (S.2881), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) pulled the 5G bill from the consideration of the full Senate. Markey’s legislation would have repealed the mandate to repurpose T-Band spectrum.

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