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 Comments filed earlier this month, EWA maintained its support for co-equal eligibility of and frequency coordination options for Public Safety and B/ILT entities in this band, while opposing commercial access. EWA also took the opportunity to suggest that with its focus on consumer-oriented offerings, the FCC appears to have lost sight of the important operations conducted on private land mobile radio (PLMR) systems that support America’s way of life and the economy in general. 


On Friday, July 6, 2018, the Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA) will file comments in response to the Sixth Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), in which the Federal Communications Commission adopted proposes to maintain primary public-safety use of the spectrum while requesting comment on “alternatives to stimulate the expanded use of and investment in the band.” In the NPRM, the Commission specifically asks about expanding eligibility to entities, such as critical information infrastructure (CII), as well as about leasing, spectrum-sharing approaches, alternative uses, and coordi


CTIA, on behalf of its major carrier members, is pressing hard for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) NOT to provide for any census tract Priority Access Licenses (PALs), but to auction seven 10-MHz PALs in the top 306 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) and in counties outside those markets. In an attempt to justify this approach, CTIA claims that its proposals will keep the United States competitive in the international race for 5G supremacy, or at least equivalency.


While not waving a white flag, on June 13, the Apple, Google et al coalition filed a document with the FCC entitled “A 6 GHz FS and FSS-Incumbent Protection Approach,” which proposes limitations on both indoor and outdoor Radio Local Area Network (RLAN) device use, defines exclusion zones for each fixed link through a regularly updated, automates frequency coordination function, and defines remediation rules should interference nonetheless occur.


The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously approved the nomination of Geoffrey Starks, an FCC and Department of Justice veteran, to succeed Mignon Clyburn as FCC Commissioner. Starks currently serves as assistant chief of the FCC Enforcement Bureau. The nomination will now move to the full Senate where confirmation is expected.



At its open meeting, set for July 12, the FCC will consider, among other topics, an Order and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would make mid-band spectrum in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band available for expanded flexible use, FCC speak for broadband applications. 

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m., Eastern, in the Commission Meeting Room (Room TW-C305) of the Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, DC. Open meetings are streamed live at