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Wireless Standards and Certification: A Brief Explainer

In today’s connected world, you probably interacted with wireless a dozen times before breakfast. Your smartwatch jingled with an alarm to wake you up, a smart speaker played your news and the weather while you made breakfast, and on your way out the door you adjusted the temperature on your…

CTIA Launches Retail Certification Program for Wireless Device Repair

New certification program creates network of qualified retail service locations WASHINGTON, DC — CTIA, the wireless industry association, today announced the Wireless Industry Service Excellence (WISE) Authorized Service Provider (ASP) Certification Program. The WISE ASP program creates a network of certified retail locations, helping consumers identify qualified providers that meet…

CTIA Launches Technician Certification Program

New certification program establishes industry standards and recognition for technicians repairing wireless devices. WASHINGTON, DC — CTIA, the wireless industry association, today announced the Wireless Industry Service Excellence (WISE) Technician Certification Program. The program educates and tests wireless device repair technicians on industry-recognized standards, certifying those that meet the highest…

CTIA Launches New Certification Program for Wireless Device Service Centers

CTIA, the wireless industry association, today announced a certification program for facilities that perform high-volume wireless device refurbishing. The CTIA Authorized Service Center Program certifies facilities that meet the highest quality and security standards, enabling the supply chain to provide high-quality pre-owned wireless devices to consumers.

CTIA IoT Cybersecurity Certification Program Certifies First Device

HARMAN Spark, offered exclusively through AT&T, was tested at the Ericsson Device and Application Verification lab in Richardson, Texas Washington, D.C. – CTIA, the wireless industry association, announced that it has certified the first device, the HARMAN Spark, through its Internet of Things Cybersecurity Certification Program. The aftermarket connected car…

CTIA Establishes Industry Standard for Grading Pre-Owned Wireless Devices

WASHINGTON, DC – CTIA, the wireless industry association, today announced a common industry-wide standard for evaluating pre-owned wireless devices. Established by CTIA’s Reverse Logistics and Service Quality (RLSQ) Working Group, the voluntary standard is the first of its kind to be introduced by companies representing the full wireless ecosystem, including…

CTIA IoT Cybersecurity Certification Program Begins Accepting Devices for Testing

Washington, D.C. – CTIA, the wireless industry association, today officially began accepting Internet of Things devices into the CTIA IoT Cybersecurity Certification Program. The program protects consumers and wireless infrastructure, while also creating a more secure foundation for smart cities, connected cars, mHealth and other IoT applications. “The CTIA IoT…