CTIA-The Wireless Association® Highlights How Wireless is Changing Money and Commerce

Apr 01, 2013, 12:49 ET from CTIA-The Wireless Association

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wireless technology continues to change the way that consumers interact with their money, whether it's through banking apps or how they pay for their purchases. CTIA-The Wireless Association® takes a look at mCommerce today and its potential for the future in the April edition of the Wonder of Wireless webcast and on its blog.

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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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