NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 6, 2016) - ZenFi, New York's carrier-neutral fronthaul fiber provider, announces today that it has joined the Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA), the principal trade association representing the interests of companies that make up the wireless telecommunications and broadcast infrastructure industry. WIA leads the industry in hosting national events and networking for new business development opportunities for wireless companies and the organizations that support them.
WIA, which is comprised of wireless carriers, infrastructure providers and professional services firms, advocates for the responsible deployment of wireless infrastructure across the United States. WIA works with members of Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, and other federal agencies in Washington, D.C., as well as state legislatures and local governments to promote policies that encourage network infrastructure deployment. WIA provides critical outreach and education at all levels of government in order to build strong relationships and represent the interests of members and the industry.
"We are pleased to join the Wireless Infrastructure Association," comments Ray LaChance, CEO of ZenFi. "By advocating policies that encourage network infrastructure deployment, the WIA aligns with ZenFi's mission of delivering a highly flexible, customizable, and scalable fiber and backhaul solution to all major colocation facilities throughout the New York metro area. Our shared goal is to enhance the wireless carrier network and enable the Internet of Things."
The wireless infrastructure industry plays a vital role within every community throughout the United States by providing the necessary telecommunications systems that enable mobile voice and data networks to serve consumers, businesses, governments and public safety operations. The WIA, a 66-year-old association, is the only organization that dedicates itself to representing the unique business needs of the wireless infrastructure industry.
"WIA provides industry leadership by offering our members the expertise and data they need to address the pressing regulatory, marketplace and technology issues affecting their organizations," states Jonathan Adelstein, CEO and President of WIA. "We are excited to add ZenFi to our membership ranks and look forward to working with them."
The ZenFi Network is custom-built to support densification and increase the accessibility and affordability of bandwidth at the edge. Offering a metro Access Network with a core carrier Express Network, ZenFi delivers a highly flexible, customizable and scalable fiber solution that enhances the wireless carrier network and enables the Internet of Things (IoT).
For more information about ZenFi, visit www.ZenFi.com or email info@ZenFi.com.
ZenFi owns and operates a carrier-neutral dark fiber network specializing in fronthaul, backhaul and wavelength connectivity to enable the Internet of Things (IoT). Its New York City purpose-built network is the infrastructure that underlies and enables connectivity in today's mobile world. For more information, please visit: www.ZenFi.com.
About the Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA)
The Wireless Infrastructure Association represents the businesses that develop, build, and own the nation's wireless infrastructure. Members include wireless carriers, infrastructure providers, and professional services firms that collectively operate telecommunications facilities around the globe. Through public affairs and advocacy efforts -- on the local, state and federal level -- WIA works to support the widespread deployment of wireless infrastructure in order to deliver mobile broadband access to all citizens and communities. For more information, visit www.wia.org.