CTIA Wireless

  1. Business Matters: NARM Embraces Big Data -- Will Big Data Reciprocate?

    May 08, 2012 9:29 PM EDT NARM Embraces Big Data -- Will Big Data Reciprocate? -- Big Data invaded the NARM conference on Tuesday afternoon. Terms like "KPI" (key performance indicators) and "regression analysis" popped up in a setting more used to disc ...

  2. CTIA Wireless Assoc. Kicks Off Annual Trade Show With Mobile Wallets

    May 08, 2012 7:20 AM EDT NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- CTIA Wireless, the U.S. cellphone industry's annual trade show that starts Tuesday, is drawing heavy participation not just from the cellphone industry, but from MasterCard, Visa, and other companies in the business of mov ...

  3. AT&T/T-Mobile Merger: Five Ways It Could Impact Music Biz

    March 21, 2011 2:29 PM EDT On the eve of the mobile phone industry's annual CTIA Wireless conference, AT&T dropped the bombshell news that it is acquiring rival T-Mobile for $39 billion. The move has all manner of repercussions for the wireless market, should it pa ...

  4. Microsoft Planning Zune Phone?

    January 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST An analyst report on Monday sparked renewed speculation that Microsoft may soon unveil the long-expected "Zune phone." Jefferies & Co. analyst Katherine Egbert says she expects Microsoft to unveil a phone in the next two months, perh ...

  5. Competing Mobile Applications Open Opportunities For Media Companies

    April 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The battle of the mobile apps is officially under way. Research in Motion's (RIM) new BlackBerry App World store made its debut at the CTIA Wireless trade show in early April, joining Google's Android Marketplace as a challenger to the s ...

  6. Sprint Unveils Answer To iPhone

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Devices were the story of CTIA Wireless 2008 day two, with both Samsung and Nokia introducing slick new gadgets. Sprint introduced its answer to the iPhone during a keynote by CEO Dan Hesse—the Samsung Instinct. The device, developed by both Sprin ...

  7. Foos, Kanye, NIN, STP Set For Virgin Fest

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, Nine Inch Nails and Stone Temple Pilots will headline the Virgin Mobile Festival, set for Aug. 9-10 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md. The festival is produced for the third year by I.M.P. Virgin Group ...

  8. Mobile Music Service For BlackBerrys Launches

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Digital music provider Puretracks unveiled a DRM-free mobile music service designed specifically for BlackBerry smartphones, and includes content from all the major music labels. The company is previewing the device at the SXSW event this week, wi ...

  9. EMI CEO Challenges Mobile Industry

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Put a label head in front of a wireless industry audience these days and they'll be happy to tell you what's wrong with mobile music. EMI Group CEO Eric Nicoli, keynoting at the CTIA Wireless 2007 convention, spent most of his speech pra ...

  10. Sprint Slashes Music Prices

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The first mobile operator to launch a full-song wireless music download service is now also the first to slash prices. Sprint announced at the CTIA Wireless 2007 event that it will drop the price of full-song downloads to 99 cents, from $2.50, sta ...

  11. Friday Feature: Plugged and Unplugged

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT PLUGGED: Mobile Entertainment Renaissance The next issue of Billboard (dated March 31) will feature the first-ever top 10 list of artists who are doing the most innovative things in mobile entertainment. It's fascinating to see the broad ways ...

  12. Sprint Nextel To Drop Sirius Programming

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Wireless operator Sprint Nextel has informed subscribers is a recent billing statement that it plans to drop the streaming music service provided by Sirius Satellite Radio, and replace it with 10 channels of genre-based music from another, as-yet- ...

  13. Third Major Label Signs With Motorola's iRadio

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG has joined Warner Music group and Universal Music Group to provide content for Motorola's burgeoning iRadio, a service that allows subscribers to access over 400 channels of commercial-free m Sony BMG has joined Warner Music group an ...

  14. Munns To Keynote MobileMusiCon

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST David Munns, chairman/CEO of EMI Recorded Music North America, will deliver the keynote address at MobileMusiCon 2004 on March 24 in Atlanta. David Munns, chairman/CEO of EMI Recorded Music North America, will deliver the keynote address at Mobile ...