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


The Utility Broadband Alliance (UBBA) has formed to advance the development and adoption of dedicated private broadband networks for utilities. Founding members include pdvWireless, Southern Linc, Cisco Systems, Federated Wireless, General Electric, Motorola Solutions and other utilities and wireless service providers.



The FCC has proposed penalty of $25,000 against Lexington Coal Company, LLC for the “willful and repeated violation of Section 310(d) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (Act), and Section 1.948 of the Commission’s rules (Rules)”. Lexington engaged in a substantial transfer of control of its stations from Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. in, 2017, without prior Commission consent, and did not report the transfer until four months after its conclusion.


On January 31, the FCC Enforcement Bureau issued a Notice of Unlicensed Operation to Barnstable High School (“School”) for operating equipment on PLMR, Family Radio Service (FRS), and General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) channels without licenses, without eligibility for GMRS and while using equipment not certified for FRS. The FCC ordered Barnstable to immediately discontinue and not resume operations and to respond to the FCC in 10 days.

The FCC reopened on January 28, but it is not yet back to business as usual and the possibility remains that they could have to close shop again after February 15 because of another possible government shutdown. The Commission is processing its month-long backlog of applications and other filings; however, it is uncertain when the backlog will be cleared or what will be the processing time for these filings. Now, the FCC is focused on matters related to deadlines during the time that they know they will be open and preparing for the possibility of another shutdown.

On February 4, 2019, the FCC published a compliance guide to help small businesses, organizations and governmental jurisdictions comply with FCC rules that have been revised as a result of the Report a


As a result of a partial government shutdown, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) suspended most operations on January 3, 2019, and will remain closed until funding is restored. A small staff remains at work to address emergency situations – and to handle auction-related matters such as the ongoing “Spectrum Frontiers” auctions. The Commissioners’ offices will remain open as they have a separate funding source. So new Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, who finally was confirmed along with the reconfirmation of Commissioner Carr, will have a relatively quiet break-in period.