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CPR Apps Saves Athlete’s Life

In recognition of American Heart Month, here’s an inspiring story about a high school basketball coach who used a CPR app to save a player’s life. During a high school basketball practice, one of Coach Eric Cooper’s players collapsed and was unresponsive. Thanks to Coach Cooper’s CPR app, Phone Aid, he correctly administered CPR and […]

Remote Monitor Patients Using Zephyr Technology

Monitoring a patient’s pulse, ECG, breathing and body position has never been easier thanks to wireless innovations. At the CTIA Wireless Health Pavilion at Medica 2011 in Dusseldorf, Germany, Zephyr Technology CEO Brian Russell describes how his company’s device allows a caregiver to access a patient’s vital signs in real time. It also uses the […]

“Appy” Holidays: The First Billion Download Week

I ran across this headline earlier in the week, and the clever turn-of-phrase both extended the holiday cheer here at CTIA and highlighted a remarkable achievement in the mobile market: 1.2 billion apps were downloaded during the last week of 2011, and that’s just for iOS and Android, according to Flurry. One-point-two-billion! While the growth […]

WOW Insider Interview:’Kicks’ Changing Mobile Retail Experience

Now you can earn rewards everywhere you go, via mobile. Cyriac Roeding, CEO of Shopkick, talks about the mobile application that drives retail, rewarding customers for entering stores with ‘kicks’ on their mobile device which can be turned in for gift cards, donations to charities and more.

U.S. Wireless Ecosystem is Robustly Competitive

Competition drives the U.S. wireless industry. When one objectively looks at the major market indicators, competition is the reason why we lead the world in efficiency and value for consumers.  These indicators include capital expenditures and network investments; infrastructure deployments; subscribership levels; subscriber growth; number of devices manufactured for the U.S. market; growth of device […]

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 […]

Consistency in Ratings and Standards with Mobile Application Rating System with ESRB

Speaking at the CTIA Mobile Application Rating System with ESRB announcement, Patricia Vance, President, Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), says that consumers value ESRB tools to guide and help them make informed choices about the age appropriateness of content. The adoption of ESRB ratings for mobile apps fosters consistency in ratings and standards across multiple […]

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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