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CTIA’s FCC Filing on E911 and Location Accuracy

We talk a lot about the numerous apps and other cool things you can do with your mobile device, which means we sometimes gloss over the fact that at its core, it’s a public safety tool. Should you ever find yourself in an emergency situation, your wireless device is your lifeline and source of help. [...]

CTIA to FCC: Competition, Not Regulation Offers Innovative Account Management Tools

With the fiercely competitive state of the wireless industry, it’s no surprise that our members work hard to keep each customer happy. If a person doesn’t like something about a particular carrier (or device for that matter), there are a variety of other providers who would love his/her business. In 2009 alone, 66 million customers [...]

Bringing Mobile Broadband to Rural America

Consumers across America love – and appreciate – mobile broadband because it allows us to access the Internet anytime and anywhere. That’s why mobile data usage continues to grow dramatically, making wireless broadband providers the fastest growing Internet providers in America (including both high-speed lines and advanced service lines). With consumers demanding mobile broadband access [...]

CTIA to FCC: Flexibility Works Best with the Accessibility Act

One of the great benefits of free competition is that it provides incentives that foster innovation and technological progress without the confinements of a singular approach or solution. This has been a successful model for our industry, with wireless products and services tailored to meet each  consumer’s needs and lifestyles. As avid readers of the [...]

Making Wireless Devices Hearing Aid Compatible

As we mentioned yesterday, the wireless industry has worked diligently to serve the accessibility community for many years. Today, we’re focusing on wireless devices being made Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC). Their wide availability is a testament to the remarkable progress that has resulted from the collaborative efforts of consumers, industry and the FCC. CTIA supported [...]

Wireless Competition: Helps Our Industry to Serve Persons with Disabilities

CTIA and the wireless industry have been leaders in driving an ever-growing range of choices and opportunities for all consumers, including individuals with disabilities. This year was no exception. We worked hard on the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, which became law on October 8, 2010. This was an important bill [...]

Net Neutrality: An Attempt to Fix An Industry that Works

As I mentioned this morning, we’re looking at a couple of our recent FCC filings on net neutrality. Regardless of what filing we’re talking about, the fact remains that wireless broadband is a competitive, consumer-driven service that provides the Internet to the person. As CTIA reiterated in our recent filing to the Federal Communications Commission [...]

CTIA to FCC: Continues to Prove No Broadband Reclassification Necessary for Wireless

In light of the recent attention on net neutrality, I thought it’d be good to look at some of our recent FCC filings. As we have repeatedly stated in our filings (e.g. NOI on Third Way, NPRM on Open Internet, etc), regulation of the innovative, competitive and consumer-oriented wireless broadband ecosystem has the potential to [...]

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