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2014-06-17 12:33:17

Data usage projections from Cisco, Ericsson and other third parties say traffic will grow eight times this figure by 2018 WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, CTIA-The Wireless Association® released the results of its annual survey, which showed U.S. wireless providers handled more than 3.2 trillion megabytes (MB) of data in 2013, a 120 percent increase from the previous year. According to Cisco, Ericsson and other research firms, by 2018, data usage will...

2014-05-20 12:30:57

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Effective today, CTIA-The Wireless Association® announced three new members to its 2014 board of directors, including two substitutions and the addition of a new member. Nokia's Executive Vice President of the North American Market for Networks Rick Corker and Ingram Micro North America Mobility's President Bashar Nejdawi will join the board as large supplier representatives, while DoCoMo Pacific's President and CEO Jonathan Kriegel...

2014-05-20 08:40:42

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, The Wireless Foundation marked the 20(th) Annual VITA Achievement Awards Dinner by recognizing individuals and organizations creating a positive impact in their communities with wireless technology. "At the core, wireless devices are public safety tools, which The Wireless Foundation highlighted over the last 20 years. From helping a single person to actions that benefit entire communities, I'm pleased to recognize this year's...

2014-05-15 12:43:59

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the FCC's May Open Meeting, please attribute the following statement to CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a "CTIA commends FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, the Commissioners and the Incentive Auction Taskforce for their leadership in shepherding this Order that represents a significant step toward implementing a 'win-win' for consumers and the...

2014-05-01 08:30:42

As the Internet of Things integrate into users' lives, the U.S. wireless industry leads in securing its networks and protecting consumers' data WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From banking and healthcare to connected homes and cars, there will be more than 50 billion connected devices sharing information with each other to enrich our lives by 2020. In light of this burgeoning "Internet of Things" (IoT), CTIA-The Wireless Association®'s Cybersecurity Working Group...

2014-04-23 12:34:32

Comcast-NBCUniversal Executive and Former FCC Commissioner to Replace the Retiring Steve Largent WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meredith Attwell Baker, a veteran telecommunications executive and former commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of CTIA-The Wireless Association®, effective June 2, the association announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a Baker, who...

2014-04-15 16:30:52

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA and participating wireless companies today announced the "Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment," which is the most recent effort by the industry to deter smartphone thefts in the U.S. The safety and security of wireless users remain the wireless industry's top priority, and is why this commitment will continue to protect consumers while recognizing the companies' need to retain flexibility so they may constantly innovate, which...

2014-03-31 12:33:16

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) March Open Meeting, CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Scott Bergmann released the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a "CTIA applauds the Commission for taking action today on two key spectrum items that will expand the availability of spectrum for licensed and unlicensed use, and bring significant...

2014-03-28 12:23:31

LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® and Los Angeles television stations KLCS and KJLA released today their channel sharing pilot project report (PDF), which clearly proved channel sharing is feasible, and is a technically viable option for broadcasters with minimal impact for viewers. For stations interested in sharing a single six MHz radiofrequency channel, the results show how to successfully navigate numerous technical...

2014-02-26 08:33:29

BARCELONA, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® announced the launch of The Money Event at Super Mobility Week, demonstrating mobile innovations in money and commerce through an interactive conference, exhibit space and challenges. The Money Event will coincide with CTIA 2014(TM) and MobileCON as part of Super Mobility Week, September 9, 10 & 11 at the Las Vegas Sands Expo & Convention Center. (Logo:...


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