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

04/14/2020

As anticipated, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and intends to adopt rules permitting unlicensed operations in the 6 GHz band at its April 23 meeting.

04/14/2020

On April 3, Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and seven colleagues urged Senate leadership to include language that would preserve first responders’ access to T-band spectrum in upcoming coronavirus economic relief legislation.

04/14/2020

The Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA) has requested the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to waive until August 31, 2020, the requirement that site-based and mobile-only wireless systems complete construction of facilities with buildout deadlines between March 15, 2020 and August 31, 2020.

03/27/2020

EWA represented the interests of business and industrial users of T-Band spectrum at the T-Band Press Conference and Hill Day on March 10, 2020, joining over 11 organizations representing the interests of Public Safety T-Band licensees. The same group followed up with a March 17 letter to Senate and House leadership emphasizing the critical importance of supporting legislation to repeal the auction mandate. While the repeal of the T-Band mandate initially had been in the COVID-19 stimulus bill, it was not part of the final package.

 

03/27/2020

The WTB had asked for comment on a waiver request from the company providing security, maintenance, and other services at the new stadium where the Las Vegas Raiders are scheduled to begin playing in the Fall of 2020. The applicant has requested three Guard Band Channels, which are not yet available because Las Vegas is within the buffer zone beyond the Mexican Border Region which has been subject to an FCC freeze since 2013.

EWA submitted comments urging the Commission to expeditiously grant the relief requested. Supporting comments were also filed by the NFL. 

 

 

03/27/2020

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced in a Public Notice the postponement of certain dates and deadlines for participation in Auction 105, the auction of Priority Access Licenses for the 3550-3650 MHz band, the band allocated for the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS). The Commission cited the need to protect the health and safety of FCC staff and to provide parties with additional time to prepare for the auction, given the COVID-19 pandemic.

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