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Press Release, Statement

Press Release, Statement

October 23, 2018

CTIA Statement on FCC Action to Promote Investment in the 3.5 GHz Band .

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

“We commend Commissioner O’Rielly and the FCC for making targeted changes to the 3.5 GHz band to facilitate the deployment of next-generation wireless networks. Mid-band spectrum is essential to spurring the innovative 5G services of tomorrow, and the FCC’s approach represents a better balance that will make this first-to-market mid-band spectrum more investment friendly for a wide array of users.”

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