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Corporate Philanthropy Pavilion: Ericsson

As part of the Corporate Philanthropy Pavilion at CTIA 2013, which promotes wireless industry nonprofit programs, Ericsson displayed the global impact of broadband.  Through their Technology for Good campaign, it supports programs and initiatives that use mobile technology to better lives by addressing issues such as poverty, human rights and climate change. Ericsson’s Technology for [...]

CTIA Statement on the Incentive Auctions Update and Broadband Data Order at the FCC June Opening Meeting

After the FCC’s June Opening Meeting, I said: “CTIA is confident that the broadband data to be collected under today’s Report and Order will confirm what consumers already know: wireless users in the U.S. benefit from having access to the fastest, most ubiquitous, and most advanced wireless networks and devices, all made possible through the [...]

A Renewed – And Much Needed – Focus on Federal Spectrum

With an anticipated House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on federal government use of spectrum tomorrow, we are entering an important phase in the effort to make more efficient use of our limited spectrum supply and to infuse the commercial mobile wireless ecosystem with the spectrum needed to drive the economy, innovation and jobs. Tomorrow’s [...]

CTIA Statement on the White House’s Executive Memorandum on Expanding America’s Leadership in Wireless Innovation

In response to the White House’s executive memorandum on expanding America’s leadership in wireless innovation, I said:  “We thank the President for reaffirming his commitment to bring 500 MHz of spectrum to market for wireless broadband, and for investigating new ways to bring even more federal and non-federal spectrum to market. This Executive Memorandum focuses on [...]

How the City of Boston Reduces Water Leaks and Improve Maintenance

In an effort to better manage water quality and flow as well as sewage disposal for millions of homes and businesses, the Boston Metropolitan Water Resources Authority has retrofitted hundreds of their underground meters with wireless chips to collect instantaneous data. This information helps the Boston Water Authority workers identify leaks and other problems in [...]

Wireless Prostheses

For Oksana Masters, a 2012 Paralympic Bronze Medalist and a double above the knee amputee, adjusting her prostheses meant imprecise measurements or trips to the doctor. Thanks to wireless technology, Oksana may remotely adjust the prostheses through an app or simply calling her caregiver. Whether it’s adjusting for a change of pace or terrain or [...]

The Smartest Buoy in the Bay

For more than 300 years catching fish, oysters and the famous Chesapeake Blue Crab has been a major economic driver for many Maryland residents. By using wireless interpretive buoys, vital data and information, such as speed and direction of the currents, are being transmitted to the watermen and charter captains improving their chances of a [...]

CTIA Statement After President Obama Nominated Tom Wheeler as FCC Chairman

After President Obama nominated Tom Wheeler as Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman, I said: “On behalf of the wireless industry, we congratulate Tom on today’s announcement. Tom has a deep understanding of communications issues, a passion for hard work and creative thinking, a diverse background that spans the realm of the Internet world and a [...]

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