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The Wireless Foundation’s VITA Awards for Using Wireless to Improve Lives

Last night, The Wireless Foundation held its VITA Achievement dinner, where it recognized individuals and organizations that used wireless technology to make a positive and significant societal impact. The evening’s honorees were (and read the Wireless Samaritans award winners’ inspiring stories): Congressional Honoree: U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller Among the Senator’s many accomplishments, his leadership on […]

Corporate Philanthropy Pavilion: Sprint

During CTIA 2013, Sprint showcased its consumer safety initiatives in the Corporate Philanthropy Pavilion. In addition to its internal work toward sustainability and accessibility, Sprint highlighted: 4NetSafety – Partnering with organizations such as Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Sprint’s 4NetSafety program provides free Internet safety […]

Today’s Wireless Family – INFOGRAPHIC

What does the “average” American wireless family look like and how does yours compare? Using a variety of sources, CTIA’s Growing Wireless team has developed this infographic that looks at “Today’s Wireless Family” and provides simple tips for parents. Whether you’re on the go, at home or at school, parents play an important role to […]

The Enduring Impact of Bullying

CTIA developed Growing Wireless to serve as a resource for parents to help their kids become responsible wireless users. To some parents, they’ll find the issues that Growing Wireless addresses useful, such as cyberbullying. We provide tips and tools that parents may use to help prevent bullying or handle it once it happens to their […]

CTIA Announces

Today, we announced the launch of our new wireless responsible use and safety campaign called “Growing Wireless.” Through our new website, CTIA and The Wireless Foundation are helping parents and caregivers to ensure kids use wireless technology responsibly. is a great platform to highlight CTIA and our member companies’ commitment to responsible wireless […]

Mobile Education and the Wireless Industry… “Anytime, anywhere learning”

At the recent CTIA WIRELESS show in New Orleans I was so astounded by how wireless has truly revolutionized the area of mobile education that I thought it would make sense to briefly investigate the intersection of mobile broadband and education. We visited a local public school in Arlington, Virginia to get a sense of […]

2011 Wireless Industry Success: CTIA Mobile Application Rating System with ESRB

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 […]

Sen. Pryor: Growing Number of Children Using Wireless Indicates Shift in Media Consumption

According to Common Sense Media, more than half of all children eight and under have access to a mobile device in the home, and 11 percent use a cellphone, tablet or similar device for media consumption in a typical day. Speaking at the CTIA Mobile Application Rating System with ESRB announcement, Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) […]

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