Officially available since April 2012, Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) are concise, text-like messages to users’ WEA-capable mobile devices. This ensures as many Americans as possible are alerted to dangerous life-threatening situations ASAP.
CTIA believes that the U.S. must identify and allocate additional licensed spectrum for commercial wireless use in order to meet the growing demand by consumers and businesses for mobile wireless broadband services.
Spectrum is the backbone of the wireless industry -- without it, the applications, speed, devices and other innovations of the wireless ecosystem could be in jeopardy. Even though the U.S. is the world's most efficient commercial spectrum user, the current rate of industry growth and consumer demand for wireless broadband will quickly outpace carriers' network capacity. Each year, wireless carriers are investing billions of dollars to meet rapidly growing consumer demand.
CTIA Super Mobility 2015 and broadened to encompass every aspect of portable technology. This CTIA-powered trade event is now home to the full contingent of vertical markets that make up the connected life—an inspiring convergence of dozens of co-located industry shows that represent the newest mobile innovations for business, home, networks, retail, health, auto, media and money.