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


In a blog post, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai has announced that at the FCC meeting scheduled for March 15, he will propose “to make a segment of the 900 MHz band available for broadband.” In addition, Pai proposes, among other potential approaches, a “market-driven, voluntary exchange process that would allow existing licensees to agree on a plan for relocating incumbents and transitioning the band.”

On this announcement, Mark Crosby made the following statement:

The FCC reopened on January 28, but it is not yet back to business as usual and the possibility remains that they could have to close shop again after February 15 because of another possible government shutdown. The Commission is processing its month-long backlog of applications and other filings; however, it is uncertain when the backlog will be cleared or what will be the processing time for these filings. Now, the FCC is focused on matters related to deadlines during the time that they know they will be open and preparing for the possibility of another shutdown.

On February 4, 2019, the FCC published a compliance guide to help small businesses, organizations and governmental jurisdictions comply with FCC rules that have been revised as a result of the Report a


The Land Mobile Communications Council (LMCC) has suggested that the FCC begin accepting applications for 800 MHz Expansion and Guard Band channels on April 1, 2019, a date by which the LMCC anticipates that the 800 MHz frequency advisory committees will have finalized a process to avoid the filing of mutually exclusive applications.  Of course, now that the FCC schedule is under such a state of flux, there is no telling if the FCC will either accept the suggested date or select another.  (WP 15-32; FCC 18-143)



EWA will continue to participate as a member of the IIoT Coalition to discuss strategies to address the shared spectrum approach that the FCC continues to adopt in multiple proceedings. The Coalition plans to work with the FCC, NTIA and other Federal agencies on a coordinated approach to this issue. In addition to EWA, the IIot Coalition is comprised of Edison Electric Institute, GE, pdvWireless, the Port of Los Angeles, Southern Linc, Pacific Union and the Utilities Technology Council.



The Utility Broadband Alliance (UBBA) has formed to advance the development and adoption of dedicated private broadband networks for utilities. Founding members include pdvWireless, Southern Linc, Cisco Systems, Federated Wireless, General Electric, Motorola Solutions and other utilities and wireless service providers.