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CTIA Wireless: More Spectrum Boon to Economy

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 [...]

CTIA Wireless 2012: CTIA IN 2012

The world’s leading wireless trade association has clearly defined goals for 2012, and Chairman Pat Riordan, who is also President and CEO of Cellcom, shares his ideas on the association’s agenda and the values he believes are important to reinforce when advocating on behalf of the industry. Visit the International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 show highlights [...]

CTIA Wireless 2012: Wireless Visionary

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.

CTIA Statement on the Appointment of Members to the Bipartisan Federal Spectrum Working Group

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 [...]

CTIA Statement on the Passage of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act

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 [...]

In U.S., “LTE” Means Speedy Wireless Nets Now, But For Many in Europe It Just Means “LaTE”

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 Increases Efficiency and Productivity for Businesses and Consumers

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 [...]

Spectrum: Fact-based Brochure

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 [...]

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