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Archive for January 2013

How to Actually Get Americans Online

This morning, my letter to the editor to The New York Times was published. With the word restrictions, I didn’t have an opportunity to show some of the ways that Ms. Crawford’s opinion piece missed the mark, so I thought I’d write this blog post. In her opinion on how to get broadband access to […]

CTIA Statement on the Introduction of the Immigration Innovation Act

In response to the introduction of the Immigration Innovation Act, I said: “As home to almost half of the world’s LTE subscribers, headquarters for the developers of the world’s dominant wireless operating systems and the locus of innovation in the applications market, the United States is at the epicenter of wireless innovation. But this progress […]

Join CTIA to Stop States from Raiding 911 Funds

There is no question that our public safety professionals – first responders, police, firefighters, paramedics – are amazing individuals. They put their lives on the line to save others. While others run away from a disaster, they run to it. Quite simply, these men and women are amazing. So it is disheartening to read in […]

What’s really happening with unlocked devices

Perhaps you’ve seen the stories reporting on the Library of Congress’ October 2012 decision to provide copyright protection to the computer programs used to “lock” subsidized wireless phones to a carrier’s network. The law that governs this decision is Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), which Congress passed in 1998. Section 1201 […]

CTIA Statement on the FCC’s Opening of a Proceeding on CTIA’s Temporary Towers Petition for Rulemaking and the Broadband Acceleration Initiative Actions

In response to the FCC’s opening of a proceeding on CTIA’s Temporary Towers Petition for Rulemaking and the Broadband Acceleration Initiative Actions, I said: “CTIA welcomes today’s actions that set in motion key initiatives to streamline and expedite wireless infrastructure siting. CTIA is particularly pleased that the Commission has formally opened a proceeding on a Petition […]

Survey Shows IT Pros Want More Collaboration on Cybersecurity

IT professionals are working on the frontlines of mobile cybersecurity, which is why they are calling for more collaboration between government and industry so they can exchange information to better protect users. During CTIA President and CEO Steve Largent’s keynote speech at MobileCON 2012, he shared some of the result of a national survey of […]

How the Government is Deploying Mobile Cybersecurity

When faced with the ever changing cyberthreat landscape, how do those in charge of the most secure networks keep them secure? During a cybersecurity policy panel at MobileCON 2012, government security experts from the Department of Homeland Security, the Defense Information Systems Agency, the Federal Communications Commission and the National Institute of Standards and Technology […]

TCS SVP & CTO Talks about Cyberattacks and Fighting Back

The number of cyberattacks is rapidly increasing, but the resolve to defend networks and users from them is strong throughout the mobile industry. At MobileCON 2012, CTIA’s Vice President of Public Affairs John Walls spoke with TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. SVP and CTO Drew Morin about these efforts.

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