External and State Affairs
The External and State Affairs Department is CTIA’s liaison with state legislatures, regulatory entities and advocacy organizations on wireless communications issues to help develop policies that promote the wireless industry’s vision for the future.
The CTIA Office of General Counsel provides legal counsel to all CTIA Departments and also manages outside counsel when necessary.
The CTIA Government Affairs Department is the voice of the wireless industry on Capitol Hill and at various Executive branch departments and agencies.
The CTIA Operations Department consists of the CTIA Membership division, CTIA Technology Programs, and the CTIA Certification Program. In addition it produces the CTIA WIRELESS® and MobileCON™ conventions.
The CTIA Public Affairs Department serves as the voice of the wireless industry as the primary contact for members of the media, and functions as a communications resource to member companies, analysts, and national, local, and trade media.
The Regulatory Affairs Department is the chief representative of the wireless industry before the Federal Communications Commission and other federal government organizations that seek to regulate the wireless industry.
Wireless Internet Development
The Wireless Internet Development Department focuses on accelerating the growth of the wireless data segment of the industry, in large part by supporting the Wireless Internet Caucus (WIC).