Many U.S. rural towns find economic development challenging, but West Virginia University started a mobile application pilot project that might help these small towns with their path to long-term sustainability. Mobile Main Street, a free open-source community mobile publishing tool developed by WVU students, is helping merchants and other attractions in Tucker County, WV, utilize [...]
As Americans go mobile, we’re doing everything on the go, including making donations. This month’s Policy Point takes a look at how nonprofit organizations are using text messages to garner donations using short codes, which also attracts younger donors. For nonprofits that are interested in a mobile campaign, CTIA offers best practices to make the [...]
American Red Cross Chief Information Officer John Crary discusses how the nonprofit organization is using mobile to better respond daily and in emergency situations to those in need as well as to broadcast important safety information. Since wireless technology is something that most Americans are used to relying on, Crary says it’s important the Red [...]
To help consumers, CTIA and its members developed a public service announcement (PSA) video, which serves as a funny reminder to use their smartphones’ features and apps to remote lock, track and wipe if the devices are lost or stolen. Learn more at http://beforeyouloseit.org For the uncensored PG version, watch this one:
Using wireless today is helping all of us and U.S. industries lower our carbon footprints. It means we waste less, pollute less, drive less, and destroy less…thanks to Wire-Less. CTIA-The Wireless Association’s television advertisement illustrates the great environmental benefits of wireless technology.
Innovative use of wireless and GPS technology is helping the Paulding County School District in Atlanta, Georgia revolutionize its bus fleet management. See how district officials, bus drivers and parents benefit from improved efficiency and safety through cutting-edge wireless technology.
Motorists in downtown San Francisco are participating in a pilot project that allows them to use their wireless devices to locate empty parking spaces on city streets. This novel program is designed to reduce carbon emissions, traffic congestion and save valuable time.
Safelite, one of the nation’s largest windshield repair companies, is realizing tremendous savings and increased productivity thanks to wireless.