Archive for the ‘Public Policy’ Category
Meredith Attwell Baker, CTIA President and CEO, moderates a panel featuring four FCC commissioners on the importance of spectrum availability, the open Internet, wireless regulation and the growth in mobile broadband adoption.
During her day two keynote address, CTIA President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker discusses the importance of an Open Internet to wireless providers and consumers and the technical realities that make network management critical to the wireless industry.
Wireless is different from wireline, but do you know why? It is a seemingly simple question, but there are very complicated answers. While the two highly regarded wireless engineers, Dr. Jeffrey H. Reed, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech University and Director of Wireless@Virginia Tech and Dr. Nishith Tripathi, a senior consultant who […]
As technology becomes more sophisticated, so do the methods cyberthieves use to breach consumer data. From securing wireless networks to investing millions of dollars in cybersecurity measures, learn about the wireless industry’s efforts to secure user data and what the industry needs from policymakers to address and protect consumers from new threats.
There is a troublesome trend occurring where some people are suggesting that the mobile environment in Europe is better for consumers than the U.S. This is bothersome and unfortunate since these individuals fundamentally fail to understand reality, or selectively choose facts to support their beliefs. Around the world, it is understood that the United States […]
Yesterday, FCC Chairman Wheeler and FCC Commissioner O’Rielly were sworn in, which means we have a full Commission. And seeing as we haven’t had a full Commission since May 2013, it’s not a moment too soon. Based on independent reports, wireless usage – from consumers to the Internet of Things (or M2M) – will only […]
In response to the FAA PED announcement today, I said: “Consumers are increasingly reliant on their mobile devices to work, read, game and listen to music, and permitting these uses at take-off and landing can be accomplished without threat of interference to airplane communications or public safety. We’re pleased that the FAA has recognized this […]
On behalf of CTIA-The Wireless Association® members on the NTIA Code of Conduct on Mobile Application Transparency, I said: “CTIA has been encouraged by the experience of parties working together in the multistakeholder process. While member companies will need to evaluate the final Code thoroughly, CTIA supports company consideration of the draft Code of Conduct […]