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Unsolicited prerecorded calls, or ‘robocalls’ aren’t only annoying, they’re also illegal; CTIA has tips to help consumers block these unwanted calls
While some recorded messages like flight delays or school closings are welcomed, others are not. Robocalls, or unsolicited prerecorded calls and SPAM text messages from businesses or organizations, aren't only annoying, but illegal under federal law if sent to your mobile device without your ...
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Average American home owns 2.4 smartphones +Recode 
There are 2.4 smartphones per household, compared with 2.8 televisions.
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There are 378 million wireless connections in the US; 116% of the population. Read CTIA annual survey results
Topic, Dec. '15, Dec. '14, Dec. '13, Dec. '10, Dec. '05. Wireless Subscriber Connections Equals # of active devices, including smartphones, feature phones, tablets, etc. Since users may have more than one wireless device, it is not equal to individual subscribers.
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The US app economy employs over 1.6 million; up from 750k in 2013 +Progressive Policy Institute 
Our latest study shows 1.66 million App Economy jobs in the United States, up from roughly 750 thousand in 2013. In Part 2, we show...
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44% of consumers use banking app weekly and 18% daily
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A competitive wireless industry means many new, innovative wireless devices; pick what’s best for you with CTIA’s guide to choosing a device
As the world's leaders in wireless technology, U.S. wireless companies are constantly introducing new devices with innovative features and services. Today's mobile phones are marvels of on-the-go technology – a messaging device, camera, music player, video streamer, Web browser, GPS navigation ...
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New developed platform makes it easy to make accessibility-focused apps +Fast Company 
Conversant Labs' shopping app and upcoming software kit for app developers aim to improve accessibility.
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70% of US consumers think wearables will help them live 10 years longer, up from 6% in 2014 +PwC 
Building upon a study performed in 2014, PwC launched the 2016 wearable technology consumer research to better understand the wearable technology consumption landscape and identify trends in the industry to unearth potential opportunities and applications.
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Survey says consumers love #FreeData, which is watching videos, listening to music, updating social media or using the Internet without it counting against your monthly plan. Consumers – not government agencies – should choose their service plans
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Not sure where to start for choosing a wireless plan? Read CTIA’s guide
Now that you've selected your wireless device, the next step is choosing a plan that will meet your needs. U.S. wireless providers offer many options to help customers make informed decisions about which plan will work best for them. A great place to begin is by reviewing the Consumer Code for ...
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CTIA works to ensure that consumer’s smartphones and data stay safe; read our tips on how to deter device thefts
Before It's Gone. Today's average wireless users spend a lot of time texting, talking and browsing the Internet, which usually means smartphones contain their personal information. But what happens to that data if your smartphone is lost or stolen? CTIA and its member companies, ...
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#FreeData gives consumers more choices, more data and lower costs; CTIA’s MAB discusses the new innovative offer
CTIA President & CEO Meredith Attwell Baker says free data means consumers can save money and enjoy their wireless exper…
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CTIA 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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