Archive for May 2012
Day Two is coming to a close at International CTIA WIRELSS® 2012. It was an exciting day at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center here in New Orleans, Louisiana. Today’s keynotes started off with Steve Largent, who spoke about the economic impact that wireless brings to the economy, including this fact: for every additional 10 [...]
As consumers increasingly turn to wireless for a wide range of information and activities, reaching them and engaging them on the mobile platform has become essential to brands. CBS Mobile Advertising VP Phillippe Browning talks about the evolution of mobile advertising and offers insights into creating greater interaction with consumers via mobile. Visit the International [...]
We’ve posted the winners of CTIA Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards in mobile apps, consumer electronics, enterprise and vertical markets and infrastructure below. In addition to the 15 awards categories, industry peers voted for their favorite entries online and onsite via text during the show. The entry with the most online votes, “Best Online Pick” was [...]
What’s in store for 2012 and beyond for the wireless industry? Speaking at a roundtable moderated by CNBC’s Jim Cramer, CEOs from the four largest U.S. carriers share their predictions on how the industry will change over the next year. Visit the International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 show highlights page for more pics, videos and conference [...]
Joe Kennedy, CEO and President of Pandora, describes “tectonic shifts” that create massive opportunities for visionaries. This includes the Internet distribution model of one-to-one instead of the broadcast distribution model of one-to-many. Visit the International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 show highlights page for more pics, videos and conference coverage.
Gary Flood, President of Global Products and Solutions at MasterCard Worldwide, announces the Global Insights Payments Readiness Index that found Singapore, Canada, U.S., Kenya and South Korea are the most prepared markets for mobile e-commerce. Visit the International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 show highlights page for more pics, videos and conference coverage.
In response to the NAB’s spectrum letter today, I said: “The flat-earthers at NAB are at it again, denying the existence of a spectrum crunch that experts across the developed world recognize as the most serious challenge facing the mobile industry. While the NAB is committed to its ‘deny and delay’ strategy, the mobile industry [...]
According to a recent study, there are now more wireless devices than homes with electricity or running water. Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, says that wireless devices are the computing platform that has reached the most number of people in the shortest amount of time.
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