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2013-06-26 16:26:11

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) introduced the Wireless Tax Fairness Act, which would place a five year moratorium on any new and discriminatory taxes and fees imposed on wireless consumers' monthly bills, and the companion to H.R. 2309, CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent said: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "We greatly appreciate the...

2013-06-25 12:34:21

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee signed a bill to reform the state's regulation of the wireless communications industry, CTIA-The Wireless Association's Vice President of External and State Affairs Jamie Hastings said: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a ) "We appreciate Rhode Island's state government leaders for enacting this bill that encourages continued wireless industry investment...

2013-06-20 16:29:04

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Today, Senators Pat Toomey, John Thune and Angus King introduced the Data Security and Breach Notification Act (S. 1193). In response, CTIA-The Wireless Association's Vice President of Government Affairs Jot Carpenter said: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "CTIA welcomes the introduction of the Data Security and Breach Notification Act. By advancing a proposal that offers a comprehensive, uniform approach to...

2013-06-18 23:15:27

CTIA - The Wireless Association® Executive Vice President Will Assume NVCA Leadership in September 2013 Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today announced that Bobby Franklin has been elected by the Board of Directors to become the next President and CEO of the Association commencing in September 2013. Mr. Franklin comes to the NVCA from CTIA — The Wireless Association® where he has served as Executive Vice President since...

2013-06-18 08:37:38

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® announced Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Guttman-McCabe has been promoted to Executive Vice President, and replaces Bobby Franklin, who was selected as the new President and CEO of the National Venture Capital Association. Scott Bergmann, Assistant Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, will succeed Guttman-McCabe as Vice President of the department. The promotions will be effective July 15,...

2013-06-11 16:24:09

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to U.S. House of Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-19-CA) and Trent Franks (R-8-AZ) introducing the Wireless Tax Fairness Act (H.R. 2309), which would place a five year moratorium on any new and discriminating taxes and fees imposed on wireless consumers' monthly bills, CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent said: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "On behalf of the more...

2013-06-04 08:26:52

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From communicating with friends and family to completing homework, kids use mobile devices for everything. In this month's Wonder of Wireless webcast and on the blog, CTIA-The Wireless Association® features how kids are benefiting from mobile technology as well as how parents can ensure their kids are responsible wireless users. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) Project K-Nect: Math via Wireless:...

2013-05-30 12:30:53

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepcom's Broadway-themed MobileFocus demo event hosted a chorus line of wireless tech companies and an audience of eager press on May 21(st), the first evening of the CTIA Wireless(®) show in Las Vegas. "MobileFocus brought a little bit of Broadway to Vegas, and our exhibitors brought a whole lot of wireless innovation," said Chris O'Malley, a partner at Pepcom. MobileFocus starred 30 leading technology companies including AVG,...

2013-05-24 16:24:00

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) introduced the Mobile Device Theft Deterrence Act. Following introduction of the legislation, CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Government Affairs Jot Carpenter offered the following comment: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "CTIA welcomes Senator Schumer's introduction of the Mobile Device Theft Deterrence Act. Stemming the problem of device theft...

2013-05-23 12:30:17

LAS VEGAS, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Day three, the final day, of CTIA 2013, will feature Ashton Kutcher, passionate champion of new and emerging technologies and award-winning actor as its keynote speaker at CTIA 2013. (LOGO: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130325/DC83092LOGO) WHEN: The schedule listed below is for Thursday, May 23rd. CTIA 2013 is May 21-23. WHAT: Moderated by CNBC Media and Entertainment Reporter Julia Boorstin, the Fireside Chat...