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

04/24/2019

EWA has learned that the FCC, as it contemplates next steps for the future of T-Band (470-512 MHz) spectrum in response to Congress’ mandated repurposing of the band, has come to the conclusion that it cannot issue customary ten-year license renewals given that the band may be off limits for public safety and Business/Industrial licenses well before the next renewal date.

04/24/2019

EWA continues to work collaboratively with the IIoT Coalition (Industrial Internet of Things) on strategies to address the spectrum needs of the private land mobile radio (PLMR) community. Last week, IIoT Coalition representatives met with staff of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), including those working on the National Spectrum Strategy which guides spectrum policy for the United States.

04/24/2019

Mark Crosby has been appointed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to serve on the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC). The committee of 30 experts advises the federal government on a range of spectrum policy and technical issues. More information and a full listing of the CSMAC members is available online.

 

04/04/2019

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.

04/04/2019

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).

04/04/2019

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.

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