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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 […]

CTIA Statement After FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski’s Announcement

In response to today’s announcement by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, I said: “I want to express my sincere thanks and appreciation for Chairman Genachowski’s leadership at the FCC. Julius was instrumental in overseeing the National Broadband Plan and has been a strong voice on spectrum issues and acceleration of broadband infrastructure deployment so that consumers may […]

CTIA Statement on FCC Chairman Genachowski’s Letter to NTIA Assistant Secretary Strickling on Spectrum Bands

In response to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski’s letter to NTIA Assistant Secretary Larry Strickling on auctioning 1755-1780 MHz band and 1695 to 1710 MHz band, I said: “We are pleased to see that Chairman Genachowski has sent a letter to Assistant Secretary Strickling identifying two important bands for auction. The 1755 to 1780 MHz band […]

Putting Together the Pieces of the Spectrum Act Puzzle

When you sit down to solve a puzzle, some look for the center piece, while others like to start from the edges.  When it comes to solving the spectrum puzzle, the Federal Communications Commission, Congress and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) have rightly focused on some of the most important – and central […]

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