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Why the U.S. Has One of the Lowest Malware Infection Rates

As wireless devices become more innovative, they also become more attractive targets to cyberthieves. Due to the U.S. wireless industry’s continued investment in smart and innovative solutions and vigilance in identifying potential threats, the U.S. has one of the lowest device infection rates in the world, between 0.2 and 2 percent. Other countries are not […]

Quick Facts on the U.S. Wireless Industry

A couple of weeks ago, we released our semi-annual survey. With the year-end 2012 numbers, the industry continues to grow and invest despite the current economy. The fact that our members spent the highest ever in capital expenditures in 2012 shows that they are focused on providing their customers – you and me – the […]

CTIA Year-End 2012 Semi-Annual Wireless Industry Survey

Today, we released CTIA’s year-end semi-annual survey and CTIA’s Wireless Industry Indices report (the comprehensive round-up and analysis of the survey results). Once again, the wireless industry survey reveals some extraordinary results. Capital investment, for example, reached an all-time high in 2012. Wireless carriers invested more than $30 billion in capital in the U.S. in […]

How to Actually Get Americans Online

This morning, my letter to the editor to The New York Times was published. With the word restrictions, I didn’t have an opportunity to show some of the ways that Ms. Crawford’s opinion piece missed the mark, so I thought I’d write this blog post. In her opinion on how to get broadband access to […]

Mid-Year 2012 CTIA Wireless Industry Indices Report Now Available

CTIA’s mid-year 2012 Indices report is now available and provides users with a comprehensive look at the state of the U.S. wireless industry from 1985 through June 2012. Capturing data from companies serving 97 percent of all estimated wireless subscribers, it is a comprehensive overview of wireless in America.  Few other reports have the historical […]

Attention Wireless Users: You’re Unfairly Taxed and Taxed More Than Ever

As reported this morning in Politico, Scott Mackey released his report on wireless taxes, fees and surcharges that shows wireless consumers pay the highest documented combined tax and fee burden EVER. This is a truly troublesome trend, which is why we are advocating for the U.S. Senate to pass the Wireless Tax Fairness Act (S. […]

The Truth about the Wireless Spectrum Crisis

I’ve been at CTIA for 19 years, which means that I’ve been responsible for our semi-annual survey since 1993. As those who have worked with me know, I’m a stickler for the facts and ensuring we’re 100% honest and on the “up and up” when it comes to how we convey the statistics. So forgive […]

IT Experts Survey Says that Government and Industry Should Work Together on Cybersecurity

No one knows the challenges of cybersecurity better than those on the front lines – the IT professionals. In an IT decision maker survey released today by CTIA, 96 percent said the government should allow wireless companies to exchange information to identify vulnerabilities and protect users from cyberthreats. Some other interesting results from the survey […]

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