When the first cell phone call was made in 1983, few, if anyone, knew how big of an impact this wireless technology would have on our society. Fast forward to present day and wireless is being used in ways that were unimaginable only a few years ago.
CTIA is throwing its support behind the U.S. Department of Transportation’s sample legislation for states that want to adopt bans on texting while driving. And that’s probably a good thing because CTIA was one of the groups that collaborated with
CTIA will add a dash of Hollywood to this year's CTIA Wireless Conference in Las Vegas.
CTIA, Verizon Wireless and U.S. Cellular have come out against Wilson Electronics' petition to raise standards for cell signal boosters.
So, what does CTIA think of President Barack Obama's fiscal year 2011 budget?
Cellular South cut ties with CTIA on the grounds that the industry association is indifferent to the welfare of its smaller members.
The FCC's most recent attempts to clear the 700 MHz band for public safety and commercial channels received prompt applause from Verizon Wireless and CTIA.
Skype says "yea," most carriers say "nay" and CTIA calls it "inappropriate and unnecessary."
After just six months on the job, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has taken the wireless industry to task on everything from VoIP apps to early termination fees. His first inquiry came less than a month and a half into his tenure when he asked Apple to explain why it rejected the Google Voice app.
Some U.S. senators want to set limits on Early Termination Fees (ETFs), but CTIA says the legislation is unnecessary because wireless carriers already pro-rate the fees for customers who end their contracts early.
This year's Green Basestation Summit was upbeat, emphasizing the cost savings and sustainability of renewable energy use in wireless networks.
Recently, in preparation for our 20th Anniversary Wireless Dinner at CTIA, I have been rereading a number of the articles I have written, and that leads me to write this column about the future of wireless and mobility because so little of what is coming is really new.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has acted on a petition filed by CTIA to establish timeframes within which permits for wireless tower sites must be approved.
CTIA has a friend working on its side – former presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, who introduced legislation yesterday to prohibit the FCC from enacting proposed rules to regulate the Internet.
The industry reacted with caution to the FCC’s unanimous vote to move forward with net neutrality regulation.
CTIA's Steve Largent: “This is an industry that is always trying to catch up with the next technology.”
An app designed for stadium venues and a M2M glucose monitoring system beat out three other finalists at CTIA’s Fund Fest competition.
Looking back, looking ahead after fall CTIA show.
SAN DIEGO – AT&T Chief Technology Officer John Donovan reads the blogs and news stories that criticize the carrier's network performance, especially because of the heavy load due to iPhone use.
SAN DIEGO—In their first joint address, father and son duo Paul and Irwin Jacobs on Thursday shared the story of Qualcomm's ascent from a company with no products, no cash and seven employees to its current position as a multi-billion dollar wireless giant.
SAN DIEGO—The incoming chairman of CTIA says he will work to reach out to the entire CTIA membership to align both big and small carriers.
Harris yesterday announced the results of a poll, conducted in partnership with CTIA, that gauges the attitudes of consumers and physicians toward mobile healthcare services such as smartphones...
SAN DIEGO—Ericsson is getting in on the app game, but don't expect to see Ericsson-branded app stores popping up any time soon.
Official Show Daily - Days 1, 2 and 3 - CTIA Wireless IT & Entertainment 2009.