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Neustar Expands Into LBS

May 9, 2012 1:20 pm | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

Neustar may be best known in the telecommunications industries because it enables portability of phone numbers. But the company now is using the trust and neutrality it has built up over the years with operators to develop other business uses,

CTIA: OTT Services as Next Battleground

May 9, 2012 6:06 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

NEW ORLEANS—Panel discussions at CTIA Wireless conventions are invariably hospitable and friendly. But there was an underlining tension Tuesday at the Executive Forum panel that found carriers and Internet companies on the same stage. On the carrier side was Brad

CTIA: Carrier Execs Take Center Stage

May 9, 2012 5:49 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

NEW ORLEANS—Tuesday afternoon’s keynote session at CTIA Wireless 2012 was a curtain call for four of the participants from last year’s roster, but the Jim Cramer led discussion certainly had a different atmosphere. At last year’s show, the CNBC financial


VZW Offers Enterprise a 'Blank Slate'

May 8, 2012 6:09 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless hopes to get in on the trend towards tablets in the enterprise, with a new tablet based solution that enterprises can customize to provide such features as handling point of sale payments and inventory management.  Announced at the

Kyocera Introduces Hydro, Rise & New Audio Technology

May 8, 2012 5:45 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Kyocera is at it again, differentiating from the rest of the mid range Android pack with subtle flares of technology that appeal to a broad customer base. The company announced two new Android phones, as well as demonstrating something called

At CTIA: Making Money with Mobile Web & Apps

May 8, 2012 5:39 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

NEW ORLEANS—One of the more intriguing questions at Monday’s 5th annual Mobile Web & Apps preshow conference at CTIA Wireless 2012 was one that didn’t get answered. Josh Rochlin, CEO of the 3 year old mobile technology company Xtify, moderated

Ericsson Outs LTE 'Office in a Box'

May 8, 2012 5:30 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Ericsson is offering its business customers an LTE capable "office in a box" that runs on Verizon Wireless' next generation mobile broadband network. The infrastructure vendor's Converged Workspace, referred to in shorthand as the ECW, supports multiple Internet connections, LAN,

CTIA Backs CISPA Amid Privacy Concerns

April 23, 2012 7:07 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

CTIA is throwing its support behind a controversial cybersecurity bill set for a House vote this week.


One Week After T-Mobile, Cricket Joins RCA Ranks

March 20, 2012 7:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Cricket Communications today became the latest carrier to sign on to the Rural Cellular Association (RCA), which frequently takes policy stances diametrically opposed to AT&T and Verizon Wireless.

CTIA Applauds Tax Cut Continuation Act

February 16, 2012 7:21 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

CTIA is happy that lawmakers have agreed to extend the payroll tax cut through the end of this year because it includes a provision to auction off airwaves...

NTSB Calls for Broad Ban on Device Use While Driving

December 14, 2011 5:34 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) yesterday issued a call for the first ever nationwide ban on driver use of personal electronic devices (PEDs), which includes cell phones, while operating a motor vehicle. The safety recommendation specifically calls for the

CTIA, ESRB Launch Application Rating System

November 29, 2011 7:29 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

As promised last week, CTIA and the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) today announced a new rating system for mobile applications.

CTIA, ESRB to Partner on App Rating System

November 22, 2011 6:35 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

CTIA said it will announce a new partnership with the ESRB that will result in a ratings system for mobile applications.


CTIA Sides With FCC in Net Neutrality Challenges

October 26, 2011 12:50 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

CTIA, which long fought against the FCC's net neutrality regulations, may now find itself defending them in court.

FCC, CTIA Debut Voluntary Bill Shock Alerts

October 17, 2011 8:42 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Subscribers will get real-time alerts when they're about to hit their monthly limit for voice, data, SMS and international roaming under voluntary guidelines...

Hesse: Mobile's Massive Impact

October 12, 2011 9:36 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO—Sprint CEO Dan Hesse, chairman of the CTIA, used his keynote address at Tuesday's opening session of the CTIA Enterprise & Applications 2011 show to argue wireless telecommunication is the most important industry in the world, not only in size but in its impact on civilization.

WW Show Daily - CTIA Wireless - Fall 2011 - Days 1, 2 & 3

October 9, 2011 4:33 pm | Articles | Comments

Wireless Week's - CTIA Enterprise & Applications - October 11, 12 & 13 2011

Samsung, Google Cancel CTIA Unpacked Event

October 7, 2011 8:08 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Samsung and Google today announced that they have cancelled the planned "Samsung Mobile Unpacked: The Google Episode"...

CTIA Seeks Ban on San Francisco Cell Phone Law

October 5, 2011 7:53 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

CTIA asked a federal court yesterday to block San Francisco's new cell phone law...

Citigroup Report Discredits Spectrum Crunch; CTIA Fires Back

September 27, 2011 8:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Citigroup says the U.S. wireless industry isn't facing a spectrum shortage and needs to do a better job managing the bandwidth it already has.

CTIA Warns of Scam E-Mail Using Its Logo

August 12, 2011 9:25 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

CTIA is warning consumers of an e-mail scam that uses its logo.

CTIA Blasts NAB 'Scare Tactics' on Auctions

July 26, 2011 8:22 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Three top trade associations from the wireless and consumer electronics industry have come out against claims by the National Association of Broadcasters...

Incentive Auctions May Threaten Mobile TV, Warns NAB

July 15, 2011 8:24 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) warned lawmakers on Capitol Hill today that a proposal to allow the FCC to auction off broadcast spectrum could undermine mobile television.

Sprint Joins Rural Cellular Association

April 20, 2011 8:25 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint  has joined the Rural Cellular Association (RCA), the group announced yesterday at its annual convention in Las Vegas.

Leading the Revolution with Wireless

March 24, 2011 8:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla. - The day three executive roundtable at CTIA Wireless centered around how wireless technologies, particularly mobile social media and ubiquitous coverage, are changing the way people organize and create social change...

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