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2011-01-14 15:45:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International CTIA WIRELESS(®) 2011 today announced the call for entries for the annual Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards. The E-Techs honor the most innovative new products in 14 categories in the areas of mobile apps, consumer electronics, enterprise and infrastructure. Winners will be announced at International CTIA WIRELESS, taking place March 22-24, 2011 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Partner events...

2011-01-12 11:54:00

VOTING IS OPEN UNTIL FEBRUARY 10; WINNERS TO PRESENT AT INTERNATIONAL CTIA WIRELESS® 2011 WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International CTIA WIRELESS® 2011 today announced the launch of its public voting site for the new Big Idea Contest. Designed to highlight the latest, most innovative use of wireless technology, the program attracted entries from more than 40 applicants vying for the opportunity to present their product,...

2010-12-07 11:06:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® announced today its fiscal year 2011 officers and six new members elected to its Executive Committee. Both the officers and Executive Committee members were chosen by CTIA's board of directors and will serve a one-year term beginning January 1, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) The new officers include Dan Hesse, CEO of Sprint Nextel Corporation,...

2010-12-01 10:05:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is no question that for the U.S. wireless industry, we'll remember 2010 as another fantastic year where we saw tremendous growth, innovations and achievements. In recognition of the industry's success this year, CTIA-The Wireless Association® reviews the industry in the December "Wonder of Wireless" (WOW) webcast and blog (www.ctia.org/blog). CTIA also reviews some of the important policy issues--including net...

2010-10-29 12:12:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bob Dawson, president and CEO of SouthernLINC Wireless, a Southern Company (NYSE: SO), was recently elected to the 2011 board of directors of CTIA-The Wireless Association®, a not-for-profit member organization serving the wireless telecommunications industry. The SouthernLINC Wireless chief executive joins eight other small carrier representatives on the trade group's 35-member board of directors. This marks Dawson's 10th...

2010-10-28 15:15:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its continued commitment to driving the evolution of the mobile health marketplace, CTIA-The Wireless Association® today announced that it is hosting the first Wireless Health Pavilion at the MEDICA 2010 World Forum for Medicine and International Trade Fair and Congress. The Wireless Health Pavilion will feature the latest mobile products, applications and network management solutions focused on improving health and...

2010-09-09 08:12:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® commends the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for their efforts to increase awareness and participation in Lifeline and Link-Up programs. The "National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness Week" (September 13-17, 2010) is dedicated to ensuring...

2010-08-02 10:53:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The wireless industry constantly develops new products, services and initiatives to benefit consumers, and CTIA-The Wireless Association® is highlighting some of those offerings in August as well as separating fact from fiction on several wireless-related myths and urban legends. This month's edition of the "Wonder of Wireless" (WOW) webcast and our blog (www.ctia.org/blog) will feature some of the most frequently asked or...

2010-07-28 08:07:00

Updates to the 2003 Code reflect expanding consumer demand for new wireless service offerings such as data plans and prepaid service WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® released today an updated version of its "Consumer Code for Wireless Service," which was originally developed in 2003 to help consumers make informed choices when selecting and managing their wireless service. While CTIA periodically reviews the Code to ensure it...

2010-06-29 09:03:00

WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Text4baby (www.text4baby.org), a free mobile educational service that provides timely health information to women from early pregnancy through their babies' first year, today announced that more than 50,000 participants have now registered to receive these weekly text messages. A program of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB), text4baby has sent over two million English and Spanish text messages to help pregnant and...