Membership Benefits

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CTIA offers membership to companies and organizations associated with the wireless industry. We offer four membership categories based on company-type as well as the association benefits you seek. Benefits and dues depend on your membership type. Below we offer information on each membership category and associated benefits.


Carrier Members
Companies or organizations that hold a license or construction permit from the FCC or other North American regulatory agencies to offer commercial mobile services.
Industry Members
Companies or organizations that provide services or equipment to the wireless industry as well as companies that provide wireless-related products and services or engage in wireless business activities.


Associate Members
Companies or organizations that provide wireless service outside of North America or are consultants, resellers, academics, institutions, law firms, engineers, or others working with the wireless industry.
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Companies or organizations focused on advancing IoT & related technologies, issues and markets. Current working groups include Connected Car, UAV/Drone, Smart Cities, Mobile Finance and Mobile Health and relevant Certification working groups.


Membership Benefits

CTIA membership gives you access to benefits and programs that help build your relationships with wireless industry leaders and help your business grow.

Carrier and Industry Member Benefits

Wireless Industry Leadership and Advocacy
CTIA membership gives you and your team access to high-profile wireless industry leaders and an experienced team of regulatory, legislative, and state experts in constant dialogue with policymakers.  Working closely with member companies, CTIA staff can augment and extend the effectiveness and reach of your teams. Benefits include:

Leveraging CTIA’s resources to shape policy debates critical to your business

  • Timely updates on legislative and regulatory developments impacting your organization and the wireless industry.
  • A seat at the table for policy-shaping discussions, ensuring your voice is heard and your interests represented.
  • Access to CTIA’s Federal and State government affairs teams, which track and shape legislation and regulation federally as well as across all 50 states, D.C., and Puerto Rico.
  • Support from CTIA’s extensive staff of skilled policy specialists whose decades of legislative and regulatory experience provide focused and impactful advocacy on the issues that impact your business.

Developing relationships with executives at leading wireless companies

  • Opportunity to serve on the CTIA Board of Directors and network with industry leaders from the entire wireless ecosystem.

Working with industry leaders focused on emerging trends

  • Opportunity to join and contribute to multiple legislative and regulatory working groups that address key industry issues that drive innovation and long-term industry success.
  • Participation in CTIA’s Connected Life initiatives, in areas such as smart cities, connected cars, mobile finance, and mobile health.

Technology Programs
Gain access to technical and engineering professionals who help guide the industry solutions on issues from messaging and spectrum to product certification and cybersecurity. Benefits include:

  • Opportunity to serve on CTIA’s Certification Working Groups and determine program tests and criteria for best practices used for product testing and mobile device certification.
  • Collaborate with other members in CTIA’s Cybersecurity Working Group to develop best practices and address rapidly evolving cybersecurity challenges.
  • Opportunities to participate in efforts that build markets for new products and services.

Business Opportunities, Industry Research and Other Services

Grow your business, increase your brand recognition and enhance your professional network by participating in CTIA events. Stay abreast of industry news and trends by taking advantage of our research and educational offerings. Benefits include:

  • Discounts on CTIA’s Annual Wireless Industry Indices Report measuring industry trends that will help you track and target a changing wireless marketplace, and unlimited subscriptions to our daily newsletter providing summaries of the most relevant wireless news.
  • Subscription to CTIA’s Monthly Member Update, a newsletter that keeps members informed of wireless policy developments, CTIA initiatives that benefit our industry, and upcoming activities and events.
  • Access to CTIA’s industry-leading events on issues like 5G, startups and investment, and other programs.
  • Participate in CTIA’s Wireless Foundation, offering opportunities to showcase how wireless positively impacts our lives and our communities.
  • Help your company find the best talent in the wireless industry, with a discount for employer postings on our online CareerSite service.

Associate Member Benefits

Business Opportunities, Industry Research and Other Services

Grow your business, increase your brand recognition and enhance your professional network by participating in CTIA events. Stay abreast of industry news and trends by taking advantage of our research and educational offerings. Benefits include:

  • Subscription to CTIA’s Monthly Member Update, a newsletter that keeps members informed of wireless policy developments, CTIA initiatives that benefit our industry, and upcoming activities and events.
  • Access to CTIA’s industry-leading events on issues like 5G, startups and investment, and other programs.
  • Discounts on CTIA’s Annual Wireless Industry Indices Report measuring industry trends that will help you track and target a changing wireless marketplace, and unlimited subscriptions to our daily newsletter providing summaries of the most relevant wireless news.
  • Help your company find the best talent in the wireless industry, with a discount for employer postings on our online CareerSite service.

Certification

  • Gain access to key technical and engineering professionals by serving on CTIA’s Certification Working Groups and helping determine program tests and criteria for best practices used during the product testing and certification of mobile devices.

Industry Recognition

  • You will be recognized as a CTIA member alongside our growing list of influential companies in the wireless industry.

Connected Life Member Benefits

Wireless Industry Advocacy
CTIA membership gives you and your team access to high-profile wireless industry leaders and an experienced team of regulatory, legislative, and state experts in constant dialogue with policymakers.  Working closely with member companies, CTIA staff can augment and extend the effectiveness and reach of your teams. Benefits include:

  • Participation in CTIA’s Connected Life initiatives, in areas such as smart cities, connected cars, mobile finance, mobile health and UAVs.
  • Updates on federal legislative and regulatory developments that impact these emerging sectors.
  • A seat at the table for policy-shaping discussions, ensuring your voice is heard and your interests represented.
  • Access to CTIA’s connected life efforts at the state level, including legislation and regulations across all 50 states, D.C., and Puerto Rico.
  • Support from CTIA’s extensive staff of skilled policy specialists whose decades of legislative and regulatory experience provide focused and impactful advocacy on the issues that impact your business.

Technology Programs
Gain access to technical and engineering professionals who help guide the industry on issues related to certification.

  • Opportunity to serve on CTIA’s Certification Working Groups and determine program tests and criteria for best practices used for product testing and certification of smartphones, tablets, laptops, batteries and IoT devices.

Business Opportunities, Industry Research and Other Services

Grow your business, increase your brand recognition and enhance your professional network by participating in CTIA events. Stay abreast of industry news and trends by taking advantage of our research and educational offerings. Benefits include:

  • Subscription to CTIA’s Monthly Member Update, a newsletter that keeps members informed of wireless policy developments, CTIA initiatives that benefit our industry, and upcoming activities and events.
  • Access to CTIA’s industry-leading events on issues like 5G, startups and investment, and other programs.
  • Discounts on CTIA’s Annual Wireless Industry Indices Report measuring industry trends that will help you track and target a changing wireless marketplace, and unlimited subscriptions to our daily newsletter providing summaries of the most relevant wireless news.
  • Help your company find the best talent in the wireless industry, with a discount for employer postings on our online CareerSite service.