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Kids and Online Safety with Nebraska’s AG Jon Bruning

Wireless online safety is an important area of interest for state attorneys general. Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning talks about the combination of sensible legislation and parental responsibility to keep kids safe in the wireless world.

FCC and FEMA Help Consumers Prepare for Disasters With Wireless Technology

Wireless technology is invaluable for consumers and public safety personnel, especially during emergencies. For those of us who were on the East Coast last month during the earthquake and Hurricane Irene, millions of used their wireless devices to let their loved ones know they were safe or contact 911 for help. Many also used their mobile [...]

Kids and Online Safety with FTC

If you’re a parent who is looking for tips on how to talk to your children about online safety, check out this video interview. The Federal Trade Commission’s Assistant Director for Consumer and Business Education in the Bureau of Consumer Protection Nat Wood talks about the agency’s effort to assist in that effort, which features the [...]

September WOW Policy Point: How to Educate so Children are Responsible Wireless Users

Mobile device are improving the way we work, learn and live. While technology continues to evolve and offer new capabilities, we must educate others, including children, to be responsible users. In this month’s WOW Policy Point, CTIA provides parents and caring adults with tips to help you educate your children so they are safe and [...]

CTIA-The Wireless Association Responds to Senator Charles Schumer

In response to Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), I issued the following statement: “CTIA understands that when consumers have their mobile devices lost or stolen, it is an unfortunate situation as they often contain a lot of personal information. We urge Congress to not impose unnecessary regulations on the wireless industry that would cause unintended consequences.” [...]

CTIA’s Consumer Tips on Travel: More Apps

**NOTE: CTIA has also updated a list on tools carriers offer and shortcuts using your wireless device to help consumers manage their voice, data and text usage.**  In our final post on the 2nd Annual “Wireless World Travel Week,” we’ve updated our list of apps that will help consumers manage your voice, text and data usage, [...]

How to Manage Your Wireless Account Using Your Wireless Device

**NOTE: CTIA has also updated a list on apps and tools carriers offer to help consumers manage their voice, data and text usage.** Yesterday, we highlighted key steps consumers should take to manage their wireless service plans when traveling abroad, in honor of the 2nd Annual FCC “Wireless World Travel Week.” Consistent with subscribers’ desire to [...]

CTIA Statement on the FCC’s 2nd Annual “Wireless World Travel Week”

In response to the FCC’s announcement about the second annual “Wireless World Travel Week,” I released the following statement: “Since the first ‘Wireless World Travel Week,’ more carriers have taken steps to empower consumers by introducing new – or enhancing existing – tools and resources for customers to ensure the best international calling, texting and [...]

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