Today’s U.S. military is finding tremendous ways to use wireless technology to perform its vital work to keep Americans safe, but leveraging civilian technology for their purposes can be challenging, particularly when it comes to something as important as communication. Mike McCarthy, director of operations at the U.S. Army’s Mission Command Complex, talks about the [...]
CTIA President & CEO Steve Largent discusses the results of a national survey of IT decision makers, which calls for more collaboration between government and industry. To improve end-to-end security or wireless devices, 96 percent believe that government should allow companies to share information to identify vulnerabilities and protect users from threats. Visit the MobileCON [...]
In recognition of emergency preparedness month, CTIA is highlighting the American Red Cross Hurricane App.
Please attribute the following statement to CTIA-The Wireless Association®: “CTIA supports the FTC’s ‘Marketing Your Mobile App’ Guidelines. These Guidelines are based on the FTC’s well-established Fair Information Practices, which have also been covered for several years in CTIA’s Wireless Consumer Code and Location Based Service Guidelines. Whether it’s around consumers’ privacy, including kids and [...]
While we conduct our semi-annual survey that provides usage, investments and other interesting wireless industry metrics, we also rely on independent third party organizations for statistics and facts. As we’ve done in the past, we created a one-page document that highlights some of the third-party research. Based on the results, it’s clear the U.S. wireless [...]
International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 has officially ended, but it’s been a great show. Today, we saw a fantastic keynote address from President Bill Clinton, who talked about creative solutions to global challenges. He spoke about some of the ways wireless is a powerful tool for change, such as bringing financial services to Haiti following the [...]
With almost 43 percent of the world having access to the Internet and almost 5 billion global wireless connections, Gary Kovacs, CEO of Mozilla Corporation, says that opportunity exists for many companies to provide access to content. Visit the International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 show highlights page for more pics, videos and conference coverage.
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 [...]