CTIA-The Wireless Association® to Announce Mobile Application Rating System with ESRB

Nov 21, 2011, 12:15 ET from CTIA-The Wireless Association


WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What: CTIA-The Wireless Association® will announce a mobile application rating system with the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB). Applications will be rated based on age-appropriateness of their content and context. The details of the mobile application rating system will be released at the press announcement.

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When: Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Registration & Light Refreshments begin at 9:30 a.m. EST.
Press Announcement at 10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m. EST.

Where:  Symposium Center (4th Floor) at the Top of the Hill Conference Center  at the Reserve Officers Association Minuteman Memorial Building; One Constitution Avenue, NE; Washington, DC 20002.  

Who: Confirmed speakers are: U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH); U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR); CTIA President and CEO Steve Largent; and ESRB President Patricia Vance.

Media are welcome to attend. RSVP to CTIA: ctiamedrel@ctia.org

About CTIA:
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.

About Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB):
The ESRB is a non-profit, self-regulatory body established in 1994 by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). ESRB independently assigns computer and video game content ratings, enforces advertising guidelines, and helps ensure responsible online privacy practices for the interactive entertainment software industry.  For more information, visit www.esrb.org, ESRB's Facebook page or follow ESRB on Twitter (@OKtoPlay).

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