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CTIA Statement After the FCC September Open Meeting

I released the following statement today: “CTIA is encouraged by the FCC’s adoption of three additional incentive auction-related items at today’s open meeting. Countless studies and bipartisan policymakers recognize the need for additional spectrum to meet growing consumer demand and the integration of mobile broadband into important sectors of our economy, including education, health and [...]

Thinking Mobile: 2010 v 2013: Wireless is Different [INFOGRAPHIC]

This morning, CTIA released its latest infographic that takes a look at what the mobile ecosystem looked like in 2010 and compared it to 2013. It was only three years, but thanks to the FCC’s decision for a light regulatory touch throughout the mobile ecosystem, Americans enjoy the world’s best wireless industry.

Mobile: It All Comes Back to Spectrum

As CTIA stated in its comments and reply comments in the FCC’s Open Internet proceeding, carriers are focused on how wireless networks are managed in order to deliver a robust service to consumers.  A key element of that equation is the amount of spectrum in an area available to the carrier. Those capacity constraints are also why [...]

SMW 14: Mobile Data Growth Fuels Spectrum Demand

With mobile data usage doubling in 2013 and showing no sign of slowing down, CTIA President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker says consumers’ demands are fueling the need for spectrum in her SMW keynote remarks.

CTIA’s MAB: U.S. Wireless Industry Leads the World

From smartphone adoption to LTE services, CTIA President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker says the U.S. wireless industry leads the world in mobile services and investment during her keynote remarks at SMW 14.

Incentive Auction Task Force Chair: We Need More Spectrum

At CTIA Super Mobility Week, Gary Epstein, Chair of the Incentive Auction Task Force, discusses the need for the FCC and Congress to find more creative ways to find more spectrum for the wireless industry. Visit the SMW highlights website for more videos, pictures and show coverage.

2014 CTIA Startup Lab Winners

The CTIA Startup Lab announced the winners of its inaugural class at Super Mobility Week. Designed to help seed and growth stage startups secure accelerated connections and investments in the mobile industry, the 2014 CTIA MobileTalks Startup Showcase (first, second and third place) are: Overall Winners Karisma Kidz (London) Wickr (San Francisco) FreedomPop (Los Angeles) [...]

NARUC Telecom Committee Chair on State Regulation

At Super Mobility Week, South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Vice-Chairman Chris Nelson shares his insight on the appropriate balance of state regulation on the wireless industry, top priority issues, and his work as the chairman of the Telecommunications Committee of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.

NTIA: Managing Spectrum is a Balancing Act

Angela Simpson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, NTIA, U.S. Department of Commerce, discusses its role in managing spectrum with an emphasis on innovation during a panel at CTIA Super Mobility Week.

FTC Commissioner: App Developers Must Make Privacy Part of the Design

FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen advises developers how to protect consumers’ privacy when designing apps at a Super Mobility Week panel.

Emmitt Smith’s Wireless Play: SMW 14

Pro Football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith is developing a service using near field communication to authenticate sports souvenirs and memorabilia. He explains the product and how his company, Prova Group, believes it can be used by a wide variety of retailers affected by the $1.7 trillion in counterfeit losses that occur every year.

The Incentive Auction – Education And Outreach Are Critical Components

Louis Peraertz, Legal Adviser to the Office of FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, discusses the incentive auction at CTIA Super Mobility Week.

SMW 14: Ericsson: Building Safety in the Car

Ericsson CMO Arun Bhikshesvaran talks about balancing safety with wireless capabilities during a connected car keynote panel at Super Mobility Week.

SMW 14: General Motors: Safety in Integration

During a keynote panel on the connected car at Super Mobility Week, General Motors President of Global Connected Consumer Mary Chan talks about how integrating wireless into the car can enhance safety.

SMW 14: AT&T: A Smartphone on Four Wheels

AT&T Mobility President and CEO Glenn Lurie talks about the rapid progression of wireless inside the car and consumer’s digital lives during a keynote stage panel on the connected car at Super Mobility Week.

SMW 14: VoiceBox: Voice Connections in the Car

During a connected car panel at Super Mobility Week, VoiceBox Co-founder and CEO Mike Kennewick illustrates how voice can help consumer use wireless safely in their vehicles.

Talley Delivers

Pat Flynn, Vice President, Market Development, Talley, discusses how his company delivers wireless products to distributors at Super Mobility Week.

SMW 14: Day Three

The final day of Super Mobility Week kicks off with a keynote session from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PT (available via live stream) with a Sports Roundtable, hosted by NFL Network Chief Correspondent for Player Health & Safety Andrea Kremer and feature: Colin Smith, Managing Director of NASCAR Digital Media, NASCAR John Kosner, EVP [...]

SMW 14: MobileCON Day Three

MobileCON wraps up today with these “can’t miss” events for mobile IT professionals: The Connected Crystal Ball Combining Predictive Analytics with IoT Data, Sands Expo − MobileCON Show Floor, Stage 1, 11:30 a.m. – 11:59 a.m. From Mobile Apps to Mobile Data: The Natural Evolution of Enterprise Mobility Management, Sands Expo − MobileCON Show Floor, [...]

Just Drive Safe

At Studio C during Super Mobility Week, Philip Huml, CEO, Just Drive Safe, describes the four pillars of the non-profit organization.

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