CTIA is getting a little added support for its cause from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), which also is urging the IRS to get rid of a 20-year-old rule that requires individuals to track calls on employer-owned cell phones.
CTIA is urging Congress to repeal a 20-year-old IRS rule on employer-provided cell phones, saying it's arcane and puts onerous call log requirements on employees and employers.
CTIA isn't the only group calling for more focus on education when it comes to texting while driving.
Given the FCC's wide-ranging inquiry into the wireless sector, you might get the idea that the industry's biggest lobbying group would feel a bit defeated. Not so, says CTIA.
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) is now encouraging states to ban texting behind the wheel for all drivers.
Growth in wireless leads to government inquiries.
As you might expect, yesterday’s move by the FCC to open up a full-blown inquiry into the wireless industry was welcome news to Skype.
The FCC formally voted today to open a wide-ranging inquiry into the state of the wireless industry and examine how to best foster innovation and investment.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A group of lawmakers is exploring protecting young people who send sexually explicit photos by cell phone — commonly called "sexting" — from being charged under New Hampshire's child pornography laws.
Sprint Nextel’s proposed $483 million acquisition of Virgin Mobile USA moved a step closer to reality...
Apple, AT&T and Google on Friday all replied to the FCC’s letters of inquiry regarding the companies’ roles in the rejection of the Google Voice application by Apple’s App Store...
The FCC has formally announced plans to launch a wide-ranging probe into the U.S. wireless industry.
NCTA President & CEO Kyle McSlarrow discusses the Broadband Stimulus Package currently being debated in Washington.
Rick Whitt, Washington Telecom and Media Counsel for Google, discusses the broadband provisions in the economic stimulus bill.
In yet another move to stop Royal KPN’s unsolicited buyout offer, wholesale VoIP provider iBasis has brought a second suit against the Dutch telecommunications company.
Similar to the Cash for Clunkers program, the computing infrastructure needs upgrades to handle the volume.
Vendors and service providers are busy putting the final touches on their applications for broadband stimulus funds
Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock says the state is in the process of securing some refunds for consumers
An emergency call center in Waterloo, Iowa, became the first in the country to accept text messages sent to "911," starting Wednesday.
The FCC has launched a sweeping inquiry into Apple’s recent rejection of Google’s telephony application for the iPhone.
States would be required to ban driving while texting or face the loss of highway funds under legislation being pushed
With Friday’s Senate confirmation of Democrat Mignon Clyburn and Republican Meredith Attwell Baker, the full FCC finally will be in place.
The federal government is about to begin awarding grants to provide broadband services to all who don’t have them, either because they are not available where they live or they cannot afford them. We will know in a few weeks what is meant by “broadband”
The $6.8 billion slated for wireless communication upgrades and deployments in the next two years will benefit vendors and increase wireless technologies’