The 2009 CTIA Wireless Show swung open its doors Wednesday at the Las Vegas Convention Center as over 1,000 exhibitors presented the latest in wireless products and services within the $1 trillion global wireless industry.
By Natalie Hope McDonald "Twenty years ago, the FCC awarded the first commercial cellular license, sparking the revolution we call wireless communications," said Tom Wheeler, president and CEO of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA). "Throughout these 20 years, hearty competition has spurred innovation and propelled wireless forward at a breakneck pace. Today, wireless customers enjoy low prices, extensive choices, and an endless variety of new voice and data services." This year's participants of CTIA's show used New Orleans as the stomping ground to demonstrate a "more is more" philosophy as the definition of wireless broadened to take into account IT, mobile and