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Press Release, Statement

Press Release, Statement

March 26, 2019

CTIA Statement on Introduction of Contraband Cellphone Act in South Carolina .

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

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

    “We applaud today’s introduction of the Contraband Cell Phone Act. Court orders are proven to be effective in combating contraband devices in prisons while providing the necessary safeguards to protect lawful users of wireless service. We continue to work with the South Carolina Department of Corrections through the contraband phone task force and the Association of State Correctional Administrators, to address this important issue.”

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