As always, the Fierce team will be out in force during this year's CTIA Wireless 2013 show in Las Vegas, May 21-23 at the Sands Convention Center. Phil Goldstein, Sue Marek and Mike Dano will be attending all the press conferences, keynotes and sessions and meeting with newsmakers to bring you all the key headlines from the show. All of the stories from the show will post immediately to this site, so make sure to bookmark this page to keep on top of all the events from this year's show.
And to get you read for the show, check out our CTIA Wireless 2013 preview issue:
CTIA to leverage star power at next week's show
May 16, 2013 By Sue Marek
Wireless trade group CTIA is hoping some star power as well as a new venue in Las Vegas will breathe new life into its annual CTIA Wireless 2013 trade show, which will take place May 21-23 at the Sands Convention Center. Article
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Wireless trade group CTIA is hoping some star power as well as a new venue in Las Vegas will breathe new life into its annual CTIA Wireless 2013 trade show, which will take place May 21-23 at the Sands Convention Center.
Arguably two of the most compelling and controversial topics in the wireless industry right now are the future of the wireless network and the Internet of Things. And both of these topics touch on the underlying business case of nearly every company in the industry right now.
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CTIA today released its semi-annual survey, showing that wireless network data traffic in the United States rose 69.3 percent in 2012 from 2011. The firm said the total amount of megabytes traveling over U.S. wireless networks in 2012 reached 1.468 trillion, up from 866.8 billion in 2011.
Former CTIA chief Tom Wheeler will replace Julius Genachowski as chairman of the FCC, pending Senate confirmation. Mignon Clyburn, the senior Democrat on the panel, will take over as interim chairwoman as Wheeler awaits confirmation.
Researchers at AT&T Labs for several years have been studying how anonymous mobile phone usage data could help city planners get a better sense of where people live, work and visit--thereby potentially improving traffic congestion, mass transit planning and preparations for major events like parades. The efforts offer a clear look into how wireless carriers can participate in the nebulous but potentially lucrative market for "big data."