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 read its most recent Annual Report.

 

Recent News

08/05/2010

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has asked that the Department of Energy support their unique communications requirements by recommending that the FCC provide 30 MHz of exclusive broadband spectrum.  API states that currently their members are constrained by lack of exclusive licensed spectrum for systems that would provide for benefits in the areas of safety, incident response, effectiveness and efficiency.  MORE

08/05/2010

The FCC, in a response to a Congressional inquiry whether broadband  “is being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion, “ concluded that between 14 and 24 million Americans still lack access to broadband.  Many of these Americans are poor or live in rural areas that will remain unserved without reform of the universal service program and changes to the U.S.

08/05/2010

n his update to Senator John Rockefeller on the FCC’s spectrum inventory work Chairman Genachowski advised that, concurrent with the release of the National Broadband Plan, the agency had launched a Spectrum Dashboard giving public access to usage and licensee information, mapping and analysis tools for various spectrum bands all through a single web portal.

08/05/2010

Senator Joe Lieberman stated, “It’s time to put first responders first” in his introduction to the First Responders Protection Act of 2010.  The legislation would provide the public safety community with the “D-Block” spectrum for a coast-to-coast communications network rather than allowing the FCC to auction the 700 MHz spectrum to a commercial carrier. The legislation provides for directing $5.5 billion in revenue from the auction of a different block of spectrum to support the construction of towers, transmission facilities, and equipment for the new public safety network.

08/05/2010

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski stated that “…proprietary solutions and market dominance play an important role in the problems with interoperability, innovation, cost and competition in the market for public safety communications equipment” in a letter to Chairman Henry Waxman, House Energy and Commerce Committee in response to a June 30 letter of inquiry on public safety communications.

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