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Press Release, Statement

Press Release, Statement

May 23, 2019

CTIA Statement on Senate Passage of the TRACED Act .

WASHINGTON D.C.– Please attribute the following statement to CTIA® President and CEO, Meredith Attwell Baker.

“We thank Senators Thune and Markey for their leadership in combating illegal and unwanted robocalls, and we applaud the Senate for passing the TRACED Act.

The TRACED Act enhances the FCC’s ability to go after bad actors and acknowledges the important role the wireless industry has to play in adopting and implementing call authentication. The wireless industry takes this issue seriously, and with this display of overwhelming bipartisan support, the Senate has made it clear that protecting American consumers is a priority.”

About CTIA
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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