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2013-12-06 16:25:27

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Please attribute the following to CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "CTIA welcomes FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's announcement of the FCC's Broadcast Television Spectrum Incentive Auction timeline. As CTIA has previously stressed, the incentive auction is essential to unleashing necessary additional spectrum for mobile broadband. I commend...

2013-12-03 12:24:26

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Connecting to banking information and credit cards through wireless devices allows consumers to access their financial information and make payments quickly and easily. While it's convenient for users, it's also alluring for thieves to steal personal information from your mobile devices. That's why CTIA-The Wireless Association(R) looks at the benefits and how consumers can secure their data in this month's Wonder of Wireless and blog....

2013-11-27 16:24:45

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --In April 2012, CTIA, FCC and police chiefs from major cities announced a four step plan to help deter smartphone thefts. As each deadline approached, the participating wireless companies met the requirements within the time limit. The final step of the plan, due November 30, 2013, was to create a database for 4G/LTE in the U.S., and when possible, integrate with international databases. Please attribute the following to CTIA-The...

2013-11-20 08:36:28

Incorporating wireless products and services into transportation sector reduces environmental impact. WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wireless Foundation released a report this morning examining wireless solutions to reduce the environmental impact of the transportation sector. Produced by BSR, Advancing Environmental Sustainability in the Transportation Sector: The Role of Wireless Technologies looks at ways business and consumers adopted wireless technologies to...

New FCC Chairman: Revamp Unlocking Policy Or We’ll Regulate It For You
2013-11-15 17:57:03

Bryan Carpender for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online There’s a new sheriff in town and he’s showing wireless carriers some tough love. Newly minted chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Tom Wheeler is wasting no time getting to work. His first order of business was to urge mobile operators to agree to several reforms around policies pertaining to the hot-button issue of unlocking devices. The simple act of unlocking a cellphone became illegal last year...

2013-11-14 12:32:17

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Please attribute the following to CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Scott Bergmann: "Wireless carriers have been working for over a year with the FCC to expand the Measuring Broadband America program from fixed to mobile broadband services. Measuring broadband speeds in a mobile environment is a complex task with a myriad of factors that affect wireless broadband performance, many of which are...

2013-11-11 12:28:01

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to the anywhere, anytime connectivity of wireless, workers are accessing their companies' information through a variety of devices and at all hours of the day. IT professionals have the challenge of balancing usability with security. In this month's Wonder of Wireless webcast and blog, CTIA-The Wireless Association® takes a look at how businesses of all sizes are using apps, analytics and the cloud while protecting their...

2013-10-29 20:23:46

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Please attribute the following to CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "On behalf of CTIA member companies, I wish to extend my congratulations to Tom and Mike on their Senate confirmation. Tom's deep knowledge of communications issues, strong leadership and clarity of vision in the dynamically changing communications sector will benefit...

2013-10-25 12:26:38

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent announced today he will not seek an extension of his current contract, which expires at the end of next year. The CTIA Board of Directors will immediately begin conducting a search for his successor. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "I am extremely proud of the many achievements our team has accomplished over the past decade, and...

2013-10-16 16:30:07

Among 38 members of CTIA's 2014 board of directors, 7 are new members SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At MobileCON(TM) 2013, CTIA-The Wireless Association® announced its 2014 Board of Directors, led by Verizon Wireless President and CEO Dan Mead as the 2013-2014 Chairman. New to CTIA's 2014 Board of Directors are executives from Carolina West Wireless; Cellular One of N.E. AZ; DOCOMO PACIFIC, INC.; General Motors OnStar; Locaid; nTelos Wireless; and Openwave...