Latest cellular telecommunications industry association Stories

FCC Tells Wireless Providers – No More Bill Shock
2011-10-17 08:28:17

Cellphone and other mobile device users will soon have something to cheer about, as a deal between the government and the wireless industry will give warnings to those on monthly mobile plans before they are about to exceed their talk, text and data limits to avoid excessive overage fees. The new plan comes after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was set to impose new rules against unexpected charges on consumers´ wireless plans. The FCC found in its 2010 study of...

Cellular Industry Fighting New San Francisco Legislation
2011-10-05 04:32:33

The Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) filed a lawsuit on Friday to block the enforcement of a legislation in San Francisco requiring cell phones retailers to display a handset's specific absorption rate (SAR). "FCC's exclusive, congressionally derived authority" of radio frequency emissions from cell phones and other wireless devices. If not enjoined, the ordinance will "cause irreparable harm to plaintiff, its members, and the public," the lawsuit says. John...

2011-04-07 00:00:26

L. Lloyd Morgan, Senior Research Fellow for EHT, said, "It would appear that the FCC does not want to disclose its possible involvement with the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA). Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) April 06, 2011 Environmental Health Trust (EHT), a nonprofit organization dedicated to identifying and controlling environmental health hazards, has filed an appeal to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding the FCC's refusal to disclose documents...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.