CTIA Statement on Rhode Island Small Cell Bill

September 29, 2017

WASHINGTON – Please attribute the following to CTIA® Senior Vice President of External and State Affairs, Jamie Hastings.

"The wireless industry applauds Governor Gina Raimondo, Representative Stephen Ucci and Senator Louis DiPalma for their leadership in passing House Bill 5224/Senate Bill 342. This essential legislation will help spur the investment and innovation needed to bring 5G wireless networks to Rhode Island, which will result in significant economic and civic benefits for the state’s residents."

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CTIA® (www.ctia.org) represents the U.S. wireless communications industry and the companies throughout the mobile ecosystem that enable Americans to lead a 21st century connected life. The association’s members include wireless carriers, device manufacturers, suppliers as well as apps and content companies. CTIA vigorously advocates at all levels of government for policies that foster continued wireless innovation and investment. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices, hosts educational events that promote the wireless industry and co-produces the industry’s leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.