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Press Release, Statement

Press Release, Statement

July 12, 2018

CTIA Statement on Chairman Pai’s 5G Auction Announcements .

CTIA CEO Meredith Attwell Baker
Meredith Attwell Baker
President & CEO

WASHINGTON – The following statement is for attribution to CTIA® President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker.

“We are very encouraged by Chairman Pai’s announcement that the FCC will auction three additional spectrum bands in 2019 to build on the first U.S. high band spectrum auction which will be held later this year.  By making this spectrum available, the FCC is taking important steps toward ensuring America’s 5G global competitiveness, spurring our economy, and creating jobs.”

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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