Founded in 1996, FISPA continues to provide leadership in helping small- and mid-sized CLECs & Service Providers compete against and work with incumbent carriers to ensure a better business model to increase our members’ probability for success.
Broadband Properties, LLC is the publisher of Broadband Communities Magazine, a monthly publication, which is the leading source of information on digital and broadband technologies for buildings and communities. Our editorial aims to accelerate the deployment of Fiber-To-The-Home and Fiber-To-The Premises while keeping readers up to date on the available solutions capable of serving their practical needs.
NAFA is the world’s premier not-for-profit association for professionals who manage fleets of sedans, law enforcement vehicles, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes, and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for organizations across the globe. NAFA is the association for the diverse vehicle fleet management profession regardless of organizational type, geographic location, or fleet composition.
APCO International is the world’s oldest and largest organization of public safety communications professionals and supports the largest U.S. membership base of any public safety association. It serves the needs of public safety communications practitioners worldwide – and the welfare of the general public as a whole – by providing complete expertise, professional development, technical assistance, advocacy and outreach.
The ATM Industry Association, founded in 1997, is a global non-profit trade association with over 5,000 members in 65 countries. The membership base covers the full range of this worldwide industry comprising over 2.2 million installed ATMs.ATMIA has chapters around the world in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Asia, Africa, India and the Middle East.
ENTELEC is a user association focusing on communications and control technologies used by petroleum, natural gas, pipeline and electric utility companies. ENTELEC’s primary goal is to provide education for its members. To achieve this goal ENTELEC provides an educational platform for these industries, including technical presentations, equipment, exhibits and networking opportunities during the annual ENTELEC Conference & Expo.
WISPA has over 800 members consisting of wireless Internet service providers, municipal wireless internet providers, electric and telephone cooperative wireless Internet providers, equipment manufacturers, service vendors and other interested parties.These members support the industry which delivers broadband Internet to over 3 million users via 3000+ Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that serve both residential and business customers, often in exclusively rural areas.
Wi-Fi Alliance® is a global non-profit industry association – our members are the worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi®. The members of our collaboration forum come from across the Wi-Fi ecosystem and share a common vision of connecting everyone and everything, everywhere. Since 2000, the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ seal of approval designates products with proven interoperability, industry-standard security protections, and the latest technology. Wi-Fi Alliance has certified more than 25,000 products, delivering the best user experience and encouraging the expanded use of Wi-Fi products and services in new and established markets. Today, billions of Wi-Fi products carry a significant portion of the world’s data traffic in an ever-expanding variety of applications.
CCA was founded in 1992 by nine rural and regional wireless carriers as a carrier centric organization. Since its founding, CCA has grown to become the nation’s leading association for competitive wireless providers serving all areas of the United States. Today, the licensed service area of CCA’s nearly 100 carrier members covers more than 95 percent of the nation.
IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE’s highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities
NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association is the premier association representing nearly 900 independent, community-based telecommunications companies that are leading innovation in rural and small-town America. NTCA advocates on behalf of its members in the legislative and regulatory arenas, and it provides training and development; publications and industry events; and an array of employee benefit programs. In an era of exploding technology, deregulation and marketplace competition, NTCA’s members are leading the IP evolution for rural consumers, delivering technologies that make rural communities vibrant places in which to live and do business.
After 10 years and millions of implementations every year, ZigBee standards prove you can rely on the widest variety of smart and easy-to-use products for just about anywhere you work, live or play. Our innovative standards are designed to let product manufacturers help their customers create their own Internet of Things and M2M wireless sensor networks to gain greater control of, and even improve, everyday activities.
The Illinois Telecommunications Association (ITA) and its professional staff serve at the direction of the corporation’s Board of Directors and are guided by it’s standing and special committees. There are also a number of ad hoc committees created to address special, one-time issues. As new members join the Association, additional committees will be formed to serve our diverse membership.
Founded in 1949, the Alaska Telephone Association (ATA) sets out in the first paragraph of its Bylaws its goal of advocating “for uniformity and efficiency in accounting, operating, maintenance and construction for supporting the continuance of telecommunications service to the public.”
The mission of ANMTA is to enhance and promote telecommunications services for our members in Arizona and New Mexico. With the direction of our board members we will set the highest standards to provide affordable and reliable communications services with a competent and professional work force.
The Minnesota Telecom Alliance is a trade association that advocates and represents the interests of more than 70 small, medium and large companies that provide advanced telecommunications services like voice, data, wireless video, and high-speed Internet access to Minnesota’s metropolitan and rural communities. In 2008, the MTA merged with the Minnesota Association of Rural Telecommunications (MART) to become the premiere telecom organization in the state.
The purpose of the organization is to collectively address common telephone industry needs by: Providing to its members information and assistance in matters of industry-wide importance; Providing workshops, seminars, and conferences as a means of establishing a forum for the expression of ideas, discussion of problems of the member companies and educational opportunities; Providing a clearinghouse for the compilation, publication and distribution of information affecting, or of interest to its member companies.
Since 1935, the Oklahoma Telephone Association’s mission has been to promote the common interest of all Association members, to educate the general public about the telecommunications industry and its programs and to enhance the public’s knowledge and perception of the telecommunications industry and Association members.
The Oregon Telecommunications Association is a trade association representing the telecommunications industry in Oregon. The Association conducts meetings for several committees; holds educational and training seminars; coordinates industry activities during legislative sessions; represents the industry on regulatory issues; and works with member companies on individual projects.
The Washington International Trade Association (WITA) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to providing a neutral forum in the nation’s capital for the open and robust discussion of international trade policy and related issues. WITA is widely considered Washington’s premier trade forum.