Kim Titus, Director of Public Relations at Samsung Telecommunications America talks about their award winning device, Samsung Galaxy S II™, Epic 4G Touch that is very slim and offers a clear screen to view entertainment in a whole new way.
Competition drives the U.S. wireless industry. When one objectively looks at the major market indicators, competition is the reason why we lead the world in efficiency and value for consumers. These indicators include capital expenditures and network investments; infrastructure deployments; subscribership levels; subscriber growth; number of devices manufactured for the U.S. market; growth of device [...]
Every day, there are almost 400,000 wireless 911 calls made. With nearly 30 percent of consumers living in wireless-only households, CTIA believes all wireless customers should have access to E911 services. Even though wireless consumers pay more than $2 billion a year in 911 fees and charges to support their state and local 911 systems, [...]
With more than 1.5 million applications (apps) available on more than 11 different operating systems from more than 28 non-carrier stores, there are a lot of options for consumers. To help inform parents and consumers about the content and context of apps, CTIA and the wireless industry announced in November its Mobile Application Rating System [...]
The wireless industry has been leaders in innovating and providing a variety of choices and opportunities for all, including individuals with disabilities. As part of the wireless industry’s continued commitment to serving people of all abilities, CTIA announced the redesigned AccessWireless.org website in March to serve as the initial resource for consumers for information about [...]
In October, CTIA announced the “Wireless Consumer Usage Notification Guidelines” that will provide wireless consumers with an alert before and after they reach their monthly limits for voice, data and messaging as well as when they travel abroad. Brian Josef, Assistant Vice President, Regulatory Affairs explains more about the announcement that was made with FCC [...]
CTIA and our members have been advocating for the Wireless Tax Fairness Act, which would place a five year moratorium on any new wireless taxes and fees. On average, wireless users across America pay more than 16% in taxes and fees while the average for other taxable goods and services are 7%. In November, the [...]
Speakers at the National Journal Live policy briefing “Technology 2012 and Beyond” on November 16 discussed some of the wireless industry’s most pressing issues, including the need for more spectrum, the harm of prescriptive regulation and the taxation of digital goods. Speakers appearing in this highlight reel include: Steve Largent, President and CEO, CTIA-The Wireless [...]