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2012-08-28 10:22:33

Topic is also the focus for September Edition of "Wonder of Wireless" WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Hurricane Isaac expected to reach land soon, CTIA-The Wireless Association® and its member companies remind consumers that their wireless devices play an important role in various emergency situations. That's the focus of this month's "Wonder of Wireless" and a television public service announcement (PSA) that will be nationally distributed in September....

2012-08-28 06:31:47

330 million wireless subscriptions run on less than 16% of the airwaves best suited for mobile broadband WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mobile Future today released an infographic, "Growing Demand for Wireless Spectrum," that offers a graphic snapshot contrasting booming consumer demand for mobile with the small percentage of airwaves available to support that demand in the future. "Rapidly growing adoption and limited spectrum resources is a losing combination...

2012-08-15 02:30:40

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to AT&T's "It Can Wait" safe driving announcement today, CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent released the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "Texting while driving is an extremely dangerous activity that puts drivers, passengers and pedestrians at unnecessary and avoidable risk. The wireless industry is proud to continue its collective...

2012-08-14 06:25:25

Brand Reset Showcases First-ever Mobile Enterprise Focused Event WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® today announced MobileCON(TM) 2012, which focuses exclusively on mobile enterprise issues currently challenging a variety of industries. Debuting October 9-11, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center, the MobileCON event is the next evolution of CTIA's previous Enterprise & Applications(TM) conference. (Logo:...

2012-08-09 06:25:13

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As today's kids enter an increasingly wireless world, CTIA-The Wireless Association® and its member companies have launched "Growing Wireless" website (www.GrowingWireless.com) to help parents navigate the constantly evolving and innovative U.S. wireless market of services, devices and applications. The new website will ensure parents can quickly access and understand the information on wireless technology and how to handle issues such...

2012-08-09 06:24:42

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® and The Wireless Foundation today announced the launch of Growing Wireless campaign and website (www.GrowingWireless.com) to provide parents with tools and information to educate themselves so they may teach their kids how to use wireless technology responsibly. GrowingWireless.com offers easy-to-understand information and tips for parents on how to handle issues such as cyberbullying, sexting and privacy;...

2012-08-07 06:26:33

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on wireless phone safety, CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Public Affairs John Walls issued the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "While we have not had a chance to examine the full report in detail yet, we appreciate the GAO's review of the status of scientific research in this area and of the...

2012-07-27 06:23:31

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® and Global Certification Forum (GCF) have agreed to a common process for evaluating the over-the-air performance of new wireless devices. An agreement announced today allows GCF to incorporate CTIA's "Test Plan for Wireless Device Over-the-Air Performance" into its Performance Measurement process. The agreement also allows the organizations to work together on future updates of the test plan to ensure that...

2012-07-26 06:22:32

Year-Over-Year Growth Rate Leads Wide Range of Industries WASHINGTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International CTIA WIRELESS® is proud to announce that it has been named one of the Top 25 Trade Shows by Net Square Footage in the U.S., according to the Trade Show News Network (TSNN). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120726/DC47060LOGO) "During some tough years for the trade show industry when a lot of show floors were being downsized, it is a true...

2012-07-24 06:29:08

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After using her cellphone to notify 911 that burglars were at her house, 13-year-old Alexis Stannis of Pompano Beach, Florida remained calm and protected her 10-year-old brother until the police arrived. In recognition of her brave actions, Stannis was honored with a VITA(TM) Wireless Samaritan Award from The Wireless Foundation and CTIA-The Wireless Association® at the 18th Annual Achievement Awards dinner July 23. (Logo:...