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Following FCC Chariman Tom Wheeler’s annoucement on the FCC’s Broadcast Incentive Auction, I said: “CTIA welcomes FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s announcement of the FCC’s Broadcast Television Spectrum Incentive Auction timeline. As CTIA has previously stressed, the incentive auction is essential to unleashing necessary additional spectrum for mobile broadband. I commend Chairman Wheeler for his efforts to [...]
Ericsson’s vision of the Networked Society centers around bridge-building, new social and business opportunities, and enormous gains in interpersonal connectivity, all thanks to wireless. Ericsson’s North American Head Angel Ruiz talks about the company’s commitment to this world of fascinating possibilities.
American Express Group President of Enterprise Growth Dan Schulman explains the security concerns of mobile banking and payment technology and cyberthieves’ appetite for this information.
I issued the following statement this afternoon: “We understand Senator McCaskill’s desire to crack down on robocallers, but the assertion that the wireless industry isn’t doing enough to help is simply wrong. The wireless industry has a long history of working with the FCC and FTC to investigate and stop fraudulent robocalls and we stand [...]
From paying for parking to store purchases, the mobile wallet will play a big role in this holiday season. Protect the valuable information your wireless device holds by following some simple tips.
Utilizing near field communications, Nicole Thompson from Verizon Wireless showcases the Isis Mobile Wallet. Allowing users to load their credit cards to their smartphones, mobile wallets offer consumers a secure mobile payment solution.
How does a CIO view mobile as a part of the larger IT strategy? Freeman CIO Richard Maranville discusses his priorities, including reevaluating techniques and mobile strategies often, educating the team and developing solutions with mobile in mind.
CTIA Announces Wireless Providers Completed Final Deadline to Create a Database for Stolen 4G/LTE Devices
In April 2012, CTIA, FCC and police chiefs from major cities announced a four step plan to help deter smartphone thefts. As each deadline approached, the participating wireless companies met the requirements within the time limit. The final step of the plan, due November 30, 2013, was to create a database for 4G/LTE in the [...]
Are you thinking about the cloud? Excadel CEO and Founder Fima Katz discusses how the cloud goes hand in hand with mobility and how companies of all sizes are implementing it in their businesses.
To make the mobile enterprise more productive, inside and out, SpiderCloud Wireless helps companies deploy high quality coverage through small cells. A winner of 2013 MobITS Award, SpiderCloud Wireless Chief Marketing Officer Ronny Haraldsvik talks about his company’s wireless enterprise solution.
There are a number of opportunities – and challenges – when companies offer BYOD to their employees. According to Macheen Vice President of Sales and Business Development George Kanuck, these include cost limitations, security issues and his company’s mobile enterprise solution.
Businesses have a lot going on, especially in their IT departments. CA Technologies Senior Vice President and General Manager of New Business Innovation Ram Varadarajan talks about the importance of harmonizing the functions in your business using mobile.
Enterprises struggling with BYOD or corporate data on wireless devices need “collective mobility strategies,” says AirWatch CEO Alan Dabbiere. In most cases it is an unrealistic expectation to put a barrier between personal and corporate data; therefore, IT professionals should take a hard look at what their users need and consider flexible solutions that don’t [...]
What makes a great mobile enterprise application? Juniper Networks CIO and Senior Vice President of Technology and Business Operations Bask Iyer believes if an enterprise app is poorly designed and it isn’t of much value then similar to most consumer apps, employees will not use it.
Providing voice and messaging services to developers, Twilio’s Head of Business Development Brian Mullen talks about the many ways cloud-based services can be used to enhance an app’s service and consumer experience.
In the last few months, there’s been a lot of talk about the location data used by the public safety community to locate wireless 911 callers and on Monday the FCC will hold a workshop to discuss wireless location accuracy. So, I think it is important to highlight that CTIA and its members have a [...]
In response to the FCC’s release of a speed test app for Android smartphones, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Scott Bergmann said, “Wireless carriers have been working for over a year with the FCC to expand the Measuring Broadband America program from fixed to mobile broadband services. Measuring broadband speeds in a mobile environment is [...]
Like many isolated areas, mobile service in Yakutat, Alaska was difficult to deploy. Thankfully, the technology came to town in time to save brothers Frank Deveraux, Jr. and Vernon Schumacher when their boat anchor gave way and the vessel drifted away while they were on an isolated reef. The brothers tell an incredible survival story [...]
As we welcome Chairman Wheeler and Commissioner O’Rielly to the FCC, their arrival represents a natural opportunity to highlight the significant economic contributions of the U.S. mobile marketplace—the jaw-dropping investment, value, innovation and job creation that make the U.S. mobile sector the envy of the world. Earlier today, I sent a letter to the new [...]
Good Technology President and CEO Christy Wyatt talks about the often overlooked but irreplaceable asset in any company; data. Wyatt also identifies some of the barriers to protecting data and the importance of securing it within the enterprise.