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

03/27/2020

On February 27, the FCC announced fines totaling more than $200M against the four nationwide carriers for selling access to customer location information without taking reasonable measures to protect against unauthorized access to that information. T-Mobile, with a $91M fine announced its intention to challenge the Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture and Admonishment.  

 

03/27/2020

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.

03/06/2020

On March 10, EWA will join representatives from over 11 organizations representing the interests of Public Safety T-Band licensees at the T-Band Press Conference and Hill Day. The event will take place at the Capitol and will begin with a press conference. EWA will be representing the interests of Business/Industrial and Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) licensees who utilize T-Band spectrum.

 

03/06/2020

On February 11, the Business/Industrial Land Transportation (B/ILT) frequency advisory committees (FACs) sent recommended protocols to the FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB), summarizing issues discussed at the meeting with the staff in Gettysburg and Washington, DC. These include regular meetings with WTB, advance notice of changes in licensing policies, and mechanisms other than application returns to correct simple issues. The FCC has already sent several FACs questions regarding applications via email, demonstrating the effort to improve this process.

 

03/06/2020

The WTB has 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. 

03/06/2020

B/ILT FACs are reviewing a Petition for Rulemaking seeking clarification of the protection requirements for mobile-only systems and the application of the “safe harbor” tables. The FACs are proposing that wide-area mobile-only systems with area of operations greater than 80 km have secondary status.

 

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