“Today...the United States leads the world in the availability of advanced wireless broadband Internet services, such as #4G LTE.”
“A final way to measure the digital divide emphasizes disparities in competition...Table 4 shows the average number of wireline and wireless Internet service providers for all U.S. PUMAs by income and population density. There is clearly more competition in wireless than wireline access across all markets.”
CTIA-The Wireless Association® is an international nonprofit membership organization that has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products.
The association advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of
government. CTIA also coordinates the industry's voluntary efforts to
provide consumers with a variety of choices and information regarding
their wireless products and services. This includes the voluntary
industry guidelines; programs that promote mobile device recycling and
reusing; and wireless accessibility for individuals with disabilities.
CTIA also supports numerous important industry initiatives, such as GrowingWireless.com to provide parents with tools and information to educate themselves so they may teach their kids how to use wireless technology responsibly; "go wireless, go green" campaign to educate consumers and policymakers about the industry's numerous eco-friendly initiatives and activities; "On the Road, Off the Phone," a teen-focused safe driving public service announcement campaign; and AccessWireless.org, a resource for consumers to research and find information on accessible wireless products and services.
The association also operates the industry's leading trade show, as well as equipment testing and certification programs.
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