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June 14, 2018

CTIA and ASCA Statement on Second Contraband Phones Task Force Meeting .

CTIA and ASCA Statement on Second Contraband Phones Task Force Meeting


WASHINGTON – The following statement is for joint attribution to CTIA®, the wireless industry association, and the Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA) following this week’s contraband phones task force meeting in Arlington, VA:

“CTIA and ASCA concluded a second task force meeting today aimed at combatting the use of contraband cellphones by prison inmates. The meeting’s focus included a discussion of technology solutions that could potentially be used to stop the use of contraband phones in prisons. CTIA and ASCA will continue working closely together to further advance this important objective.”

CTIA® ( 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.

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