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


Shared vs. exclusive channels, emission designators, conditional licenses – What are all these requirements and why are they important to my customers? 

At the EDMSSA Spring Meeting this year, you will have an opportunity to learn all this and more! EWA is offering two mini-courses that will provide key FCC rule sections and factors that can be of value when determining the spectrum needs of your customers. Understanding the FCC rules and different spectrum bands can assist with sales and associated strategic discussions. 


Virtually every equipment manufacturer offers trunked radio systems and the various technologies may vary significantly. If a licensee is operating a trunked radio system in the UHF and VHF band, FCC licensing protocols require that the FCC authorization (or license) must list a license class code of YG for Business/Industrial or PW for a public safety system which signifies that the licensee is operating a trunked radio system. There are, however, no FCC rules requiring licensees to secure an exclusive-use (FB8) frequency pair(s) for use within a trunked radio system.


On March 25, 2019, Smartcomm License Services, LLC filed a Voluntary Petition for chapter 7 bankruptcy in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona (Phoenix).


In a recent meeting with the FCC to discuss spectrum management “progress made in the 3.5 GHz Citizen Broadband Radio Service," Federated Wireless, a Spectrum Administrator, also discussed the benefits that dynamic sharing could bring to the 4.9 GHz band, including potential protection of incumbents and reduced equipment costs.


Planning to attend the EDMSSA Spring Meeting this year? If so, make plans now to visit EWA when the conference comes to the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia. On Thursday Morning, hear Mark Crosby and Robin Cohen discuss the latest developments regarding business-affecting regulatory issues including T-Band planning, 6 GHz, 800 MHz Expansion and Guard Band, and 900 MHz broadband opportunities. Stop by EWA’s booth to meet EWA Spectrum Advisors who will be on hand to assist with questions regarding your next spectrum project.


The United States filed civil action to prevent an unlicensed radio station from operating in Worcester, Massachusetts. According to the complaint, Vasco Oburoni and Christian Praise International Church have been operating a radio broadcast station in Worcester, on frequency 97.1 MHz, without a license. Additionally, the complaint alleges that Oburoni and the Church previously operated an unlicensed radio station on frequency 102.3 MHz.