CTIA-The Wireless Association® Explores the Wirelessly Connected Home

Sep 03, 2013, 09:31 ET from CTIA-The Wireless Association

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wireless technology is connecting "smart" homes and energy, identifying problems before they arrive, reducing its environmental footprint and reducing electricity use and costs. In this month's Wonder of Wireless webcast and on the blog, CTIA-The Wireless Association® highlights how wireless, and the spectrum it uses, is impacting consumers' lives far beyond the devices in their pockets. 

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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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