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

11/01/2019

On November 5, the FCC approved – with conditions – the transfer of control applications filed by T-Mobile and Sprint. The Commission conditioned its approval of the transaction on the parties fulfilling a commitment to deploy 5G service to cover 97% of the American people within three years, and within six years to reach 99% of all Americans. This commitment includes deploying 5G service to cover 85% of rural Americans within three years and 90% of rural Americans within six years.  

11/01/2019

While the timing of adoption of a Report and Order in this proceeding is not yet known, activity at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) suggests that an item will be adopted in the near future. In anticipation of that action, on October 22, the Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA) and Anterix entered into an agreement under which EWA will assist in the process of facilitating 900 MHz incumbent transition services on behalf of Anterix. In this capacity, EWA will engage with 900 MHz incumbents to reconfigure spectrum assignments to conform with the anticipated realigned band plan.

11/01/2019

EWA filed Comments in response to the FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing further steps toward fully electronic filing for applications and communications.

10/04/2019

EWA members and others operating in the T-Band are experiencing interference issues from TV Channels 16 and 14. There are three ongoing issues with interference from TV CH16, which is assigned for Public Safety only use in Los Angeles and New York and for General Use in Dallas. The situation in Los Angeles involves a secondary Low Power Television (LPTV) Service station, while those in NY and Dallas involve full-power TV stations. Interference investigations are still in the fact-gathering stage, and the timing of further action is unknown.

 

10/04/2019

In conformance with access protocols for exclusive use Central Station Alarm (CSA) UHF channels, interested applicants may submit applications seeking a second CSA channel following construction and operation of their original CSA channel assignment.  EWA is presently accepting applications for such requests. Also, The Monitoring Association (TMA) may open a second filing window in certain geographic areas depending on the FCC’s final disposition of the applications submitted by Initium Novum, LLC.

 

10/04/2019

During last week’s meeting of the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) Coalition, members discussed whether to file Comments in the proposed rules for the auction of Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) Priority Access Licenses (PALs). IIoT Coalition members oppose allowing what is effectively combinatorial bidding in major markets, an option favored by the carriers that had wanted PAL licenses auctioned in larger than county-size licenses to begin with. Comments are due on October 28 and Reply Comments on November 12. (AU 19-214) 

 

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