CTIA's “go wireless, go green” website provides useful information about measures consumers can take to be more environmentally responsible, CTIA members’ initiatives to improve their operations to be more sustainable and the eco-friendly value wireless provides other industries.
The website also provides consumers with information on how they can recycle their wireless devices, such as smartphones and cellphones, as well as their wireless accessories. For consumers who want to know what happens once they return their devices and accessories, CTIA explains the recycling, refurbishing and reusing processes.
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This section provides you helpful hints about operating your device safely while driving, how to use your device during an emergency, and what you should know about your battery to operate your device as safely as possible..
The wireless industry is dedicated to providing you reliable and safe communication capabilities. What do the experts say about wireless use and your safety? Find out the facts in this section.
Wireless Emergency Alerts on Your Mobile Device
CTIA-The Wireless Association® and the wireless industry joined the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to offer Americans a robust and reliable wireless emergency alert system. Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), also known as Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) or Personal Localized Alerting Network (PLAN), is a national emergency alert system to send concise, text-like messages to users' WEA-capable mobile devices starting April 2012. Wireless providers representing nearly 97 percent of subscribers are participating in distributing wireless emergency alerts.
U.S. Wireless Industry Steps to Help Deter Smartphone Thefts and Protect Consumer Data
CTIA and its members always want America's wireless users to be safe. Together with the Federal Communications Commission, major city police chiefs, CTIA and participating wireless companies have agreed to these four steps to help protect consumers and their private information on smartphones.