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How to Find the Right Service Plan for You

Once you’ve found the right device, it’s important to think about how and where you want to use it. From determining how much data or voice minutes you need to understanding contract terms, you’ll find sorting through the wireless plan options are a lot easier by answering the following questions: Prepaid vs. Postpaid: Do you [...]

How to Prepare Your Devices In Case of Emergency

Your cellphone, smartphone and/or tablet can be an invaluable tool for you and your family during an emergency. Here are some steps you can take to make sure that your wireless devices are ready when needed: Add emergency numbers on every device: By adding those numbers to other devices, you’ll still have access to those [...]

How to Recycle Your “Old” Devices and Accessories

Owning a wireless device is only one part of that product’s lifecycle, it is our belief that recycling your well-used smartphone or tablet is just as important. Many consumers know that their wireless devices are capable of being recycled, but are unsure of what steps to take so that their phones, tablets and accessories are [...]

How to Find the Right Device for You

With new devices released almost every day, there are a wide variety of options for consumers, which also means there’s the “perfect” device to fit your unique needs. If you’re a senior or have disabilities, check out AccessWireless.org to find the best wireless device and service for your needs. To help you identify the right [...]

How to Maximize Your Wireless Device’s Battery Life

Mobile device battery life remains one of the key areas of industry innovation and differentiation. Many consumer studies demonstrated its importance, particularly given the ever increasing diversity of capabilities that smartphones offer today. Displays have grown in size from small alphanumeric feature phones to phablets that may be used to watch YouTube videos and surf [...]

Parent’s Guide to Mobile Phones Now Available

CTIA’s and its member companies’ commitment to providing parents with the resources needed to educate kids about responsible wireless use is clear. Building on CTIA’s GrowingWireless.com and other existing member company efforts, we are pleased to release the Parent’s Guide to Mobile Phones (also available in Spanish),developed by the online safety experts at ConnectSafely.org and [...]

AccessWireless.org Helps People with Disabilities Find a Cellphone

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 57 million Americans are living with a disability, representing nearly 50 percent of all adults 65 and over.  The ability to communicate is vital , so through CTIA’s AccessWireless.org, consumers may find the best wireless device that meets their unique needs using GARI (Global Accessibility Reporting Initiative). A voluntary [...]

Survey on Employee and IT Department Attitudes & Actions on BYOD

Today, we released the results of a survey of 250 IT professionals and 1,000 full-time employed mobile device users that compares attitudes about BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and security. Here are some of the highlights: Some IT professionals are unaware of how many employees are accessing company information on the wireless device 60 percent [...]

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