Children and Mobile Devices

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Many of us in the wireless industry are parents (and grandparents or caring adults) of today’s kids, so we understand firsthand the challenges that some of you may face. We know that wireless devices, apps and technology are constantly evolving and improving, and that’s why CTIA and its members, along with The Wireless Foundation, created We recognize that parents may find it tough to talk to their kids about technology when so many kids take to wireless technology like fish to water, but it’s an important topic. Studies repeatedly show that kids expect rules, look to their parents for advice and parents are key to preventing/stopping unwanted behavior. helps parents to:

Last Updated: November 2013

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