Posts Tagged ‘Economic Impact’
The future of wireless is exciting and most likely unpredictable, but there are vivid indicators of the ever-expanding reach of the technology and how it is radically transforming our lives. New York Times Futurist-In-Residence Michael Rogers offers fascinating insights on wireless in 2020, and his belief of the enormous sociological effects yet to come.
After Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Ranking Member Anna Eshoo (D-CA) announced the members of the bipartisan Federal Spectrum Working Group, I released the following statement: “CTIA welcomes the announcement of the working group and looks forward to helping its members identify additional spectrum that can be brought to market for [...]
Today I released this statement: “For more than three years, CTIA and its members have been advocating for more spectrum so America’s wireless industry can remain the world’s leader in the deployment of advanced wireless services. Today’s bipartisan vote to pass the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act, which includes provisions to make [...]
Shortly after filing comments last month on the State of Mobile Wireless Competition documenting U.S. wireless providers’ global lead in wireless competition, I was struck by an article that reaffirmed this lead and underscored the true benefits being delivered to U.S. consumers. The CNET U.K. headline says it all: “No 4G network for Britain until [...]
Wireless is transforming sectors across the economy as well as improving how consumers manage their lives. At the National Journal Live policy briefing “Technology 2012 and Beyond” on November 16, CTIA President and CEO Steve Largent says new wireless technologies are increasing efficiency and productivity in industries such as mHealth, transportation, energy, education and the [...]
Last night, we updated our Facebook page with new material about the U.S. wireless industry to help inform policymakers and consumers about a variety of topics, including spectrum. We also highlighted some wireless industry stats and policy issues. CTIA created a tab for consumers with tips on everything from parental control features and tools to [...]
During the Wireless EdTech Conference 2011 in D.C. on October 20-21, CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent says that wireless encourages global competition, helps close economic divides and provides opportunities to more people than ever before. Wireless products and services can also be a major force in the classroom.
Since the end of August to today, I have spoken with more than 30 reporters on spectrum issues. Regardless of the latest report released or Congressional activity, I’ve noticed there are 10 questions routinely asked. I’m always happy to answer them, but thought I’d share the questions and our responses below. Why does spectrum need [...]