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CTIA Celebrates Earth Day with Launch of “go wireless, go green” Website

In recognition of Earth Day, CTIA launched “go wireless, go green” to provide useful information about measures consumers can take to be more environmentally responsible, CTIA members’ initiatives to improve their operations to be more sustainable and the eco-friendly value wireless provides other industries. From recycling “old” devices and accessories to monitoring utility grids to improving [...]

DoE Under Secretary Dr. Kristina Johnson on Smart Energy, Wireless and Policy

CTIA’s John Walls talks with Department of Energy’s Dr. Kristina Johnson about the dramatic transformation that wireless technology can provide in how we transmit, control and use power.

Mobile Enterprise – Farming with Wireless

A farmer in the Mississippi Delta region uses wireless technology to automatically steer his tractors, creating greater efficiency in tilling his field and harvesting his crops and saving him money and time.

Green Operations: Paulding County School District in Atlanta, GA

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.

Wireless Goes Green

There is an increasingly greater awareness throughout the wireless industry of the need to develop more environmentally-sensitive products, services and systems. Significant efforts are already underway and we have created a piece that features some standout examples of this.

2010 in Review: Wireless and Our Energy Future

CTIA and our members recognize that we all have a responsibility to the environment for the health of our planet and for future generations. This is why our members are developing “greener” products and services, implementing energy-saving technologies in our network operations and business practices and educating consumers about cell phone recycling. But we believe [...]

2010 in Review: Wireless Works for the Environment

In this year alone, wireless technology has saved businesses millions of dollars by adopting eco-friendly wireless solutions like e-billing, wireless fleet monitoring and smart grid technologies. By using wireless technology and services, businesses are deploying more sustainable business practices while reducing their environmental footprints. In April, we celebrated Earth Day’s 40th anniversary and talked about [...]

CTIA Recognizes Landmark Study on Communications Technology and Energy Efficiency

This morning, CTIA commended the Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) for its recent study of energy and water utilities’ communications needs. The report, “Utility Communications Needs: Key Factors that Impact Utility Communications Networks,” concluded that utility companies rely on wireless technology for communications across the grid, and that wireless carriers will play an important role in [...]

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