Industry Initiatives

PCIA is leading the wireless marketplace by identifying and cultivating key collaborative efforts. Our industry initiatives develop positive relationships between the industry, the community and their leaders.

The HetNet Forum

A broad-based non-profit organization that is dedicated to the development Heterogeneous Network (HetNet), a combination of technologies that enable wireless broadband.


Infrastructure Developers Forum

The purpose of the Infrastructure Developers Forum (IDF) is to gather a diverse group of small-scale entrepreneurs active in the development of wireless infrastructure and create a forum for education, networking, and sharing of ideas among the group in such areas as development, finance, and management of wireless infrastructure.


State Wireless Association Program

PCIA's grassroots initiative that gives the wireless industry a strong unified voice at the state and local level.


Telecommunications Industry Registered Apprenticeship Program

The Telecommunications Industry Registered Apprenticeship Program (TIRAP) is a joint venture of telecommunications companies, industry associations, including PCIA, and the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) that develops DoL-credentialed apprenticeship programs available to qualified employers for the training and career development of the telecommunications workforce.


Women's Wireless Leadership Forum

The Women's Wireless Leadership Forum (WWLF) is a volunteer association for professional women in the wireless communications industry.