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Press Release, Statement

Press Release, Statement

June 6, 2018

CTIA Commends Rep. Curtis & Natural Resources Committee for Acting to Spur Broadband Access .

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Kelly Cole
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs

WASHINGTON – The following statement is for attribution to CTIA® Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, Kelly Cole.

“CTIA commends Representative John Curtis and all members of the Natural Resources Committee on their commitment to increasing broadband access for Americans, especially those in rural communities. The Rural Broadband Permitting Efficiency Act will help streamline federal siting, accelerate deployment of wireless infrastructure in rural areas, and help close the digital divide. We look forward to continuing to work with Congress to modernize outdated broadband permitting rules.”

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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