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Brian Josef

Brian M. Josef is Assistant Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at CTIA –The Wireless Association.

Since joining CTIA in 2006, Mr. Josef has worked on a wide range of issues involving spectrum, regulatory mandates, infrastructure deployment, public safety and homeland security.

Twitter: @CTIAbmj

U.S. Wireless Industry Snatching Opportunity from Smartphone Thieves

Last month, CTIA and the wireless industry once again extended their long line of consumer protection initiatives by announcing steps they are taking in partnership with the Federal Communications Commission and law enforcement to help deter smartphone theft and protect personal data. A key part of the effort – creating databases to prevent reactivation of [...]

In U.S., “LTE” Means Speedy Wireless Nets Now, But For Many in Europe It Just Means “LaTE”

Shortly after filing comments last month on the State of Mobile Wireless Competition documenting U.S. wireless providers’ global lead in wireless competition, I was struck by an article that reaffirmed this lead and underscored the true benefits being delivered to U.S. consumers. The CNET U.K. headline says it all: “No 4G network for Britain until [...]

How to Manage Your Wireless Account Using Your Wireless Device

**NOTE: CTIA has also updated a list on apps and tools carriers offer to help consumers manage their voice, data and text usage.** Yesterday, we highlighted key steps consumers should take to manage their wireless service plans when traveling abroad, in honor of the 2nd Annual FCC “Wireless World Travel Week.” Consistent with subscribers’ desire to [...]

Consumer Tips on International Travel: What Your Carrier Offers

**NOTE: CTIA has also updated a list on apps and shortcuts using your wireless device to help consumers manage their voice, data and text usage.**  With the summer travel season in full swing, CTIA is pleased the FCC launched its 2nd Annual “Wireless World Travel Week.” CTIA takes this opportunity to remind you that using your [...]