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

08/09/2018

In an Order released July 24, the FCC denied an application and request for waiver from the County of Union, New Jersey. The County had sought a waiver to operate in the TV Channel 19 band at a location further than 80 kilometers from the center of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Union sought this added capacity because it plans to control dispatch operations of call sign WPIG291, assigned to the Borough of Roselle, New Jersey. In addition, Union sought to add mobile units to an existing license and sought a waiver of the T-Band freeze in order to acquire a new license in that band.

08/09/2018

Globalstar recently filed a Petition asking the FCC to initiate a proceeding that would re-evaluate spectrum sharing between licensed Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) and outdoor Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure (U-NII) devices operating in the 5150-5250 MHz band.

08/09/2018

It’s Not My Shed!
On September 26, the FCC issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture of $144,344 jointly against the operator of a pirate radio station in Miami, Florida and against the couple who provided the pirate operator free access and utilities to a shed from which he operated his illegal radio station. (FCC 17-127; EB-FIELDSCR-13-00012949)

07/02/2018

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

07/02/2018

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.

07/02/2018

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.

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