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MyDCcharters Unveiled by The Wireless Foundation, D.C. Mayor and DC PCSB Execs

Representatives from the DC Public Charter School Board, Steve Largent, President & CEO of CTIA and President of The Wireless Foundation and Vincent Gray, Mayor of the District of Columbia, introduced MyDCcharters, a free mobile app with info on the city’s public charter schools for families who may be considering them. The press conference was [...]

December WOW Wireless at Work: Mobile App Boosts Rural America

Many U.S. rural towns find economic development challenging, but West Virginia University started a mobile application pilot project that might help these small towns with their path to long-term sustainability. Mobile Main Street, a free open-source community mobile publishing tool developed by WVU students, is helping merchants and other attractions in Tucker County, WV, utilize [...]

Thanks to the app economy, 519,000 jobs were created

Today, CTIA and the Application Developers Alliance released a report that found the app economy created 519,000 jobs across the country. While the top 10 app economy job states may not be surprising, the economic impact must have been welcomed by all of these states. The figure next to each state is the economic impact, [...]

Vivastream: Your Best App for Navigating MobileCON™

MobileCON™ is nearly upon us! October 9th kicks off our inaugural mobile enterprise event and to help you keep track of your schedule, track trending topics and discover opportunities to network, we invite you to download your official MobileCON “concierge” – Vivastream. Available on your PC, tablet or mobile device, the Vivastream application connects you [...]

Red Cross Hurricane App Can Help You Prepare

In recognition of emergency preparedness month, CTIA is highlighting the American Red Cross Hurricane App.

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 [...]

Never Wait on Hold for Customer Service with Hold-Free

Hold-Free Networks CEO Lance Fried says that you don’t have to wait on hold to talk to a customer service representative again. By using your smartphone to call for customer service, the Hold-Free app will provide your account details to the company so they can call you on your wireless device when they’re prepared to [...]

Apps to Help You Prevent Heart Disease

February is American Heart Month, which means it’s a great time to take a look at some of wireless products and services that can help you keep your heart healthy. Heart health is extremely important for all Americans. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women, according to the CDC. With [...]

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