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 response to inquiries from members and customers, EWA recently sent an update on the status of 800 MHz Interstitial and Central Station Alarm channels that were made available through a Report & Order adopted in 2018. Highlights of the update include:


On March 18, the Enterprise Wireless Alliance filed Reply Comments reiterating previous arguments that this band supports too many critical microwave links to allow sharing by unlicensed devices unless/until the FCC can provide verifiable analyses that the use of an automated frequency coordination (AFC) system will allow interference-free sharing. 

On March 14, the FCC released a long-awaited Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes to reconfigure the 900 MHz band to facilitate the use of wireless broadband by a variety of businesses, including those engaged in critical infrastructure, by creating a paired 3/3-megahertz broadband segment in the band, while reserving two separate segments for continued narrowband operations. The NPRM:
  • Seeks comment on alternate approaches to realigning the band;
  • Proposes to license the broadband segment on a geographic basis; 
Last week, EWA provided its members and customers an update of the EWA application process for the soon-to-be-released 800 MHz Expansion/Guard Band (EB/GB) channels.  If you did not receive this update, please contact EWA Communications Director Andrea Cumpston via phone at 703-797-5111 or email at Highlights of the update:

To assist you in using Cevo to submit your applications, EWA has scheduled a webinar that will guide you through the process. Please register now for this webinar, which will take place March 28, 2019, at 2 p.m., Eastern. 


We are pleased to announce that Ms. Tracey Petitt has joined EWA’s staff as Executive Assistant to CEO, Mark Crosby, and will provide administrative assistance to EWA’s senior management. Please join us in welcoming Tracey.