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Definition: TIA

(1) (Telecommunications Industry Association, Arlington, VA, www.tiaonline.org) A membership organization founded in 1988 that sets telecommunications standards worldwide. It was originally an EIA working group that was spun off and merged with the U.S. Telecommunications Suppliers Association (USTSA), sponsors of the annual SUPERCOMM conferences. In 2000, the MultiMedia Telecommunications Association (MMTA) was integrated into TIA.

(2) "Thanks in advance." See digispeak.

(3) (The Internet Adapter) An earlier utility that emulated a SLIP connection, enabling access to the Internet without a SLIP account.