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Fourteen Leading Tech and Telecom Companies and Organizations Join TIA

Arlington, VA (February 19, 2015) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced it has added 14 companies and organizations as new members.

The companies joining TIA represent a diversity of businesses, locations and size. Among those joining TIA are a minority woman-owned business, engineering and construction firms, telecommunications tower builders, an international standards forum, and a leading publicly traded equipment manufacturer.

The new members announced today are: Associar, LLC; Burns & McDonnell; Contra Costa Transportation Authority; Engineered Tower Solutions; IFAST; Infinera; Network Technology Solutions; Power of Design Group; PTI Solutions; SCHNABEL DC Consultants India Private Limited; Shenandoah Tower Services, Ltd.; Sioux Falls Tower & Communications; Texas A&M Transportation Institute and Vertical Solutions.

“As these new members demonstrate, TIA represents businesses and organizations of all sizes and that operate across the full tech and telecom industry landscape,” said TIA CEO Scott Belcher. “From networking to public policy, TIA gives companies a strong voice in charting the future of the network. This role is increasingly relevant as the industry faces rapidly developing technologies, new regulatory environments, and shifting business models.”

TIA offers its members a broad suite of benefits, including industry intelligence, events, public policy advocacy, networking opportunities, participation in standards-setting, and more. The organization is focused on delivering meaningful value for members and industry in a way that supports innovation, investment, economic growth and global competitiveness.

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About TIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents manufacturers and suppliers of global communications networks through standards development, policy and advocacy, business opportunities, market intelligence, and events and networking. TIA enhances the business environment for broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite and unified communications. Members' products and services empower communications in every industry and market, including healthcare, education, security, public safety, transportation, government, the military, the environment, and entertainment. Visit for more details.

TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and is a proud sponsor of ANSI’s Standards Boost Business campaign. Visit  for details.