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Press Release, Statement

Press Release, Statement

September 26, 2018

CTIA Statement on FCC Action to Speed 5G Deployments .

CTIA CEO Meredith Attwell Baker
Meredith Attwell Baker
President & CEO

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

“The FCC has acted decisively to secure America’s global leadership in 5G and the innovation it will unleash across the economy. With the first commercial launch of 5G in the U.S. just days away, this decision will promote billions in investment and significant job creation. It creates a common sense national framework that will also enable the wireless industry to accelerate the deployment of 5G for millions of Americans.”

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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