Steve Largent


CTIA Celebrates Earth Day With Universal Charging Solution

CTIA-The Wireless Association announced today its commitment to support a common format for wireless phone chargers, known as the “Universal Charging Solution” (UCS). Developed by the Open Mobile Terminal Platform industry standards group and recently adopted by the GSMA, the UCS aims to reduce energy consumption and enhance the customer experience through the adoption of […]

Net Neutrality Redux: Markey Approaches the Issue from a New Angle

Rep. Ed Markey has a new take on how to approach net neutrality. The Massachusetts Democrat has proposed simply this: porting nondiscrimination philosophies from Title II of the 1934 Communications Act to Title I, where they would apply to broadband. The four amendments in the Internet Freedom Preservation Act of 2008 echo the FCCs broadband […]

CTIA Elects New Board Members

CTIA President and CEO Steve Largent said Thursday that Verizon Wireless President and CEO, Lowell McAdam, has been elected the wireless industry trade group’s new chairman. McAdam is a former vice chairman of CTIA and will take over as chairman in January. He succeeds Mike Kalogris of SunCom. Other CTIA officers elected at the board […]

CTIA: Microsoft Touts Convergence, New IT Package

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took to the stage at CTIA in San Francisco Tuesday morning to talk about Microsofts vision of a work/lifestyle/mobile/fixed utopia and announced Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 for enterprise mobile IT management while he was at it. User expectations have been transformed, he said. Phones keep getting smarter and […]

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