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Archive for the ‘Wireless & Safety’ Category

CTIA WOW Wireless Lifesaver: Young Hunter Rescues

The final Wireless Lifesaver video this month is about teenager J.P. Failor. He loves to hunt, but an expedition with his father took on a very different tone when they came across another hunter in terrible distress. J.P. tells us what happened one early morning, and how he used wireless to save a man’s life.

CTIA WOW Wireless Lifesaver: Foiled Abduction

Even though our blog’s focus on wireless safety is nearing its end, check out today’s Wireless Lifesaver video about Maranda Chatman of Decatur, IL. While she was on her way to school one morning, a man pulled over near her in his car and tried to lure her to go with him. Maranda used her […]

CTIA WOW Wireless Lifesaver: Youngster saves Senior with Cell

Today’s wireless safety video is about Chad Long. When he heard about a gentleman who suffered from memory loss was missing in Farmersville, Ohio, he helped search for him and found him in the woods stuck under a fence. Chad used his mobile device to alert others for help to save a life that day.

CTIA WOW Wireless Lifesaver: Two-Time Hero

Watch New York’s Shane Berger’s “Wireless Lifesaver” moments when he helped save the life of not one, but two people, on different occasions. As part of our blog’s theme on wireless safety, Shane’s been the recipient of two ‘bolts’ of wireless good fortune.

CTIA WOW Wireless Lifesaver: Man Saves Life with Cell

Here’s another inspirational story about a man who used his mobile device to save a life as part of this month’s wireless safety blog theme. Darrin Boehmer was visiting a center in Oregon that trains the disabled for various jobs. Little did he know, he might save a life that day. Darrin describes what happened […]

CTIA WOW Lifesaver: Developing Social Media Wireless App for Haiti Relief Efforts

To continue our blog’s theme on wireless safety, here’s another inspiring “Wireless Lifesaver” story. The January 2010 earthquake in Haiti was a horrific catastrophe, but wireless communications played a vital role in the rescue efforts that saved thousands of lives. The Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Ryan Bank is featured for his development of a social media wireless application […]

CTIA WOW Lifesaver: Young Boy Saves Mom with 911 Cell Call

Kyle Sparks in Virginia Beach, Virginia was at home one day when his mother became ill. Kyle was able to find and use a cell phone in order to call 911 and get his mother the help that she needed.

CTIA WOW Lifesaver: Mobile App Saves Man’s Leg and Life

Dan Woolley was in Haiti last year working on a video project when the mammoth earthquake caused the hotel, where he was standing in, to collapse. Suffering from a severe and life threatening wound to his leg, Dan used a first aid mobile app on his smart phone to successfully treat the injury, saving his […]

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