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

06/15/2018

It may yet be a while before the FCC acts on a variety of associated regulatory matters, but on June 6, the frequency advisory committees (FACs) interested in conducting frequency coordination for Expansion/Guard Band 800 MHz spectrum gathered  to discuss potential amendments to the Memorandum of Agreement governing the application process. EWA was asked to prepare a list of technical issues critical to the management of the process. (WP 16-261) 

 

06/15/2018

In an Order released June 11, the FCC named Nominet UK to be white-space database administrator. Part 15 of FCC rules “permits the operation of unlicensed intentional radiators on available channels in the broadcast television bands, the 600 MHz service band, the 600 MHz duplex gap, and in channel 37.” The database is used to help prevent interference to authorized users in those bands, including Private Land Mobile Radio Service and Commercial Mobile Radio Service operations.

 

05/30/2018

The battle of the technical studies continues – and continues. Microsoft and Google continue to defend the RKF Engineering report from opposition from Aviat Networks and others. The RKF Engineering report concluded that unlicensed Radio Local Area Network (RLAN) devices could be deployed nationwide in this band using “established RLAN mitigation techniques and regulatory constraints similar to those applied in the neighboring 5 GHz band” without causing interference to fixed microwave facilities.

05/30/2018

On April 19, 2018, the FCC issued a temporary freeze on applications for new or modified fixed satellite service earth stations and fixed microwave stations in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band and announced a 90-day window to file applications to register or license earth stations that are currently operating in that band. Registering your system provides usage information to the FCC as it seeks to potentially create new broadband opportunities for the 3.7-4.2 GHz band. 

05/30/2018

Although the state of Georgia’s distracted driving law (effective July 1)exempts commercial two-way radio usage, it nevertheless prohibits school bus drivers from using either a wireless telecommunications device or two-way radio while loading or unloading passengers. The new law further prohibits school bus drivers from using a wireless telecommunications device when the bus is in motion, unless the device is used in a manner similar to a two-way radio to allow communication with school or public safety officials.

 

05/30/2018

On May 2, 2018, delegates from the Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA), the American Petroleum Institute, the International Association of Fire Chiefs, and the Utilities Technology Council met with representatives from Senator Cruz’s (R TX) office to discuss the impact of the T-Band legislation on Industrial/Business (I/B) licensees in Houston and Dallas, two markets where I/B users predominate. The group encouraged Senator Cruz to introduce companion legislation in the Senate to H.R. 5085 (“Don’t Break Up the T-Band Act”), which was introduced a month ago in the House. 

 

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