Posts Tagged ‘Broadband’
This morning, the House Subcommittee on Communications & Technology held a hearing on “The Future of Video.” Among the witnesses participating in today’s hearing was David Barrett of Hearst Television, who appeared on behalf of the National Association of Broadcasters. Barrett predictably opened his testimony by addressing the ongoing implementation of the repacking and incentive [...]
The future of wireless is exciting and unpredictable, but numerous experts say that wireless connectivity will definitely be ubiquitous. With the “Internet of Things” projected to be even more prolific, many household items will be connected via wireless broadband. CTIA talks with New York Times Futurist-in-Residence Michael Rogers on his projections for what wireless – [...]
In our initial comments for the FCC’s 16th Annual Mobile Competition Report, we shared data from our semi-annual survey that proves the U.S. wireless industry is competitive which means great benefits for consumers. In our reply comments, we provided third party research that shows the U.S. leads the world in wireless even though we have [...]
Steve Largent, President and CEO of CTIA-The Wireless Association®, references a report from Recon Analytics that found that the economic impact from the National Broadband Plan’s 500 MHz of additional spectrum would create an additional $166 billion to GDP, generate $37 billion in government revenue and add 350,000 jobs. Visit the International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 [...]
Joe Kennedy, CEO and President of Pandora, describes “tectonic shifts” that create massive opportunities for visionaries. This includes the Internet distribution model of one-to-one instead of the broadcast distribution model of one-to-many. Visit the International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 show highlights page for more pics, videos and conference coverage.
In response to the NAB’s spectrum letter today, I said: “The flat-earthers at NAB are at it again, denying the existence of a spectrum crunch that experts across the developed world recognize as the most serious challenge facing the mobile industry. While the NAB is committed to its ‘deny and delay’ strategy, the mobile industry [...]
According to a recent study, there are now more wireless devices than homes with electricity or running water. Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, says that wireless devices are the computing platform that has reached the most number of people in the shortest amount of time.
Today, the wireless industry took a critical next step toward preparing the 1755-1780 MHz band for commercial operations and delivering a key building block in the nation’s efforts to retain its global mobile broadband leadership. T-Mobile, on behalf of CTIA and the wireless industry, took a leadership role in this effort by filing a request [...]