January 30, 2018
CTIA Statement on FCC Action Addressing Wireless Emergency Alerts .
WASHINGTON – Please attribute the following to CTIA® Senior Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, Scott Bergmann.
“CTIA and the wireless industry support the FCC and public safety communities’ goal of enhancing the geo-targeting of Wireless Emergency Alerts. These alerts play a critical and proven role in saving lives and property across the United States and industry will work closely with stakeholders as we endeavor together to meet the FCC’s ambitious deadlines.”
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.