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Wireless Preps for Disaster

On Wednesday, we reminded you to “Take 10” to prepare in case of an emergency. Today, we explain how the U.S. wireless industry tries to minimize communication disruptions in the event of a natural or man-made disaster. CTIA Regulatory Affairs Director Brian Josef discusses carriers’ extensive business continuity and recovery plans.

“Take 10″

To ensure you’re prepared for an emergency, CTIA reminds you to “Take 10”.

What Happens When You Dial 911 on Your Mobile Device

With our blog focus on 911, we thought it’d be helpful to explain what happens when an emergency responder receives a 911 wireless call. We also outline the vital information the caller should provide in that situation.

CTIA-The Wireless Association Statement After Testifying Before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response & Communications

After testifying before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Communications, Response and Communications Hearing on “Communicating with the Public During Emergencies: An Update on Federal Alert and Warning Efforts,” I released the following statement: “The U.S. wireless industry remains strongly committed to deploying the Commercial Mobile Alert Service, enacted as part of the Warning, […]

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.

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