WASHINGTON, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether it's changing how employees connect with their offices or how farmers connect with their field operations, wireless is changing how we work. In the March edition of the Wonder of Wireless webcast and on its blog, CTIA-The Wireless Association® shows how wireless technology is improving businesses of all sizes and in all verticals.
- Farming Goes Wireless: Wireless at Work
In this month's Wireless at Work, we focus on how wireless technology is revolutionizing farming by monitoring soil and atmospheric conditions. The real-time data is made available to the farmer, allowing them to more efficiently manage their operations and save valuable time and money.
- BYOD: Friend or Foe?: Insider Interview
Afzal Bari, a financial analyst for tech and telecom sectors at Bloomberg Government, discusses the pros and cons of allowing employees to bring their own personal devices onto the company's network.
- IT Professionals Discuss Challenges of BYOD: Bring Your Own Device: Policy Point
As more employees want to use their personal devices for work, IT professionals face the challenges of meeting the employees' demands and the needs of the companies to secure and protect their information and their networks. In this month's Policy Point, we take a look at this issue and how IT professionals are meeting the challenge.
- Illinois Man Saves Driver After Tornado: Wireless Lifesaver
After a tornado landed in Harrisburg, Illinois, a donut delivery driver and his truck were lifted out of a store's loading dock and thrown into a nearby pond. With local emergency responders overwhelmed with the devastation, a local man, David Murphy, jumped in and used his cellphone's light to find the injured driver and helped carry him to safety and to a nearby hospital.
CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.
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