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Press Release, Statement

Press Release, Statement

May 23, 2018

CTIA Statement on Chairman Pai’s Mid-Band Spectrum Announcement .

CTIA SVP Scott Bergmann
Scott Bergmann
Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs

WASHINGTON  – The following statement is for attribution to CTIA® Senior Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, Scott Bergmann. 

“CTIA and the wireless industry agree with Chairman Pai that securing U.S. global leadership in 5G is imperative for our economy. Repurposing mid-band spectrum to spur America’s 5G leadership against nations like China and South Korea will be a critical part of this effort, and we encourage the FCC to open up the 3.7-4.2 GHz band for commercial terrestrial use as quickly as possible.”

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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