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September 17, 2019

CTIA Launches New ‘5G Futures’ Event Series, Programs Planned in Four Cities This Fall .

Leading Policymakers and Innovators to Speak in Houston, Denver, Minneapolis and Indianapolis

WASHINGTON – CTIA, the wireless industry association, today announced 5G Futures, a new event series featuring the policymakers and innovators that are making 5G a reality. The next generation of wireless, 5G will enable the industries of the future, from smart cities to the Internet of things, transforming the way we live, work and play.  In October, CTIA will host the first 5G Futures programs in Houston, Denver, Minneapolis and Indianapolis in partnership with local business organizations.

“From new smartphone applications to driverless cars, remote healthcare, connected education and more, the future is being built on 5G. And 5G is happening now, in communities across the country. We’re excited to bring 5G Futures to the cities where next-generation wireless is coming to life and foster conversations about how 5G will transform these communities,” said Nick Ludlum, SVP and Chief Communications Officer of CTIA.

Each 5G Futures event features a unique set of speakers and panelists. Confirmed speakers include U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Todd Young (R-IN), state and local elected officials, and wireless industry experts from AT&T, Ericsson, Intel, Sprint, T-Mobile, Qualcomm, and Verizon.

CTIA is proud to partner with the Center for Houston’s Future, Denver Chamber of Commerce, Minneapolis Regional Chamber and Indy Chamber to bring 5G Futures to each city, respectively, on the following dates:

For more information about the 5G Futures event series and to register for any of the events, see here.

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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