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Press Release, Statement

Press Release, Statement

December 19, 2019

CTIA Commends Senate and House Passage of Bipartisan TRACED Act .

CTIA CEO Meredith Attwell Baker
Meredith Attwell Baker
President & CEO

WASHINGTON D.C.– Please attribute the following statement to CTIA® President & CEO, Meredith Attwell Baker. 

“We applaud the leadership of Senators Thune and Markey and Representatives Pallone and Walden on the TRACED Act and the Senate and House of Representatives passing this crucial legislation.

Protecting consumers and stopping illegal and unwanted robocalls is a priority for the wireless industry. This overwhelmingly bipartisan legislative victory will remove barriers and enhance the FCC’s authority to go after bad actors – stopping illegal robocalls at the source – and acknowledges the importance of industry’s efforts to adopt and implement call authentication, which will allow providers to be more proactive in blocking illegal calls.”

About CTIA
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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