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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...

2013-01-05 12:20:11

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wireless Foundation, DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) and DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced the release of the MyDCcharters, a free mobile app that provides detailed information on the city's public charter schools. The app, which was introduced at the 4(th) annual DC Public Charter School Expo, locates the closest schools and provides information on a school's performance, application deadlines, program offerings and...

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;...

2012-07-24 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:...

2012-07-24 06:29:07

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wireless Foundation and CTIA-The Wireless Association® honored Clarence Williams of Gardner, Kansas with a VITA(TM) Wireless Samaritan Award at the 18th Annual Achievement Awards dinner July 23. After witnessing a car accident, Williams used his cellphone to give detailed information to dispatchers that helped save the life of a mother and her unborn daughter. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-b)...

2012-07-24 06:29:05

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chris O'Neill of Lake Oswego, Oregon was honored with a VITA(TM) Wireless Samaritan Award by The Wireless Foundation and CTIA-The Wireless Association® for using his cellphone to summon help and save a 4-year-old boy who was in a perilous situation. O'Neill received the award July 23 at the 18th Annual Achievement Awards dinner. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-b ) O'Neill was driving on North Shore Road...

2012-07-24 06:29:00

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David Beckley, Jr. and Tyler Creswell, both 13 years old, were honored by The Wireless Foundation and CTIA-The Wireless Association® with a VITA(TM) Wireless Samaritan Award at the 18th Annual Achievement Awards dinner July 23 for helping to save a couple from a burning house. The Canton, Ohio teens were waiting for their school bus when they noticed a house fire, used a cellphone to call 911 and assisted two residents to...

2012-07-24 06:28:59

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition for creating a virtual campus safety app to help students travel safely at night, University of Maryland at College Park computer science professor Dr. Ashok Agrawala was honored by The Wireless Foundation and CTIA-The Wireless Association® with a VITA(TM) Wireless Samaritan Award at the 18th Annual Achievement Awards dinner July 23. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-b) Created by Dr....

2012-07-24 06:28:57

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wireless Foundation and CTIA-The Wireless Association® honored 5-year-old Jordan Poulin of Holland, Michigan with a VITA(TM) Wireless Samaritan Award at the 18th Annual Achievement Awards dinner July 23. Poulin was honored for her quick thinking when her mother began to suffer from a seizure, and Poulin dialed 911 on her mother's cellphone while keeping her 5-month-old brother calm until help arrived. (Logo:...

2012-07-24 06:25:36

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David Murphy's ingenuity, resourcefulness and a cellphone helped him save a life as a tornado ripped through Harrisburg, Illinois on Leap Day 2012. Murphy was honored for his lifesaving efforts with a VITA(TM) Wireless Samaritan Award at the 18(th) Annual Achievement Awards dinner July 23 by The Wireless Foundation and CTIA-The Wireless Association®. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-b) Murphy was...