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Press Release, Statement

Press Release, Statement

December 31, 2019

CTIA Statement on Signing of TRACED Act .

CTIA CEO Meredith Attwell Baker
Meredith Attwell Baker
President & CEO

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

“We applaud the President’s efforts to protect consumers by signing the TRACED Act. This landmark legislation will help protect consumers from illegal robocalls by removing barriers and enhancing the FCC’s authority to stop this activity at the source.  This is a priority for our members, and we thank Senators Thune and Markey and Representatives Pallone and Walden for their bipartisan leadership on this bill, which acknowledges the importance of the wireless industry’s efforts to implement call authentication, and allow providers to be more proactive in blocking illegal calls.”

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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.

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