Press Release, Statement
May 9, 2018
CTIA Statement on Administration Announcement of Drone Pilot Program .
“CTIA and the wireless industry commends the Administration for these awards to advance innovative drone deployments. The program will examine drone safety while exploring new commercial and public sector use cases across the country. We look forward to continuing to work with the Administration, the FAA and other stakeholders on a common sense operating framework for drones that incorporates the proven capabilities of commercial wireless spectrum.”
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.