March 2, 2021
CTIA Statement on Senate Confirmation of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo .
“We congratulate Governor Raimondo on her confirmation by the Senate as Commerce Secretary. Throughout her distinguished career of civil service, she has been a champion for innovation and economic growth. She was an early leader on 5G, one of the first to recognize the ability next-generation networks have to expand connectivity and create jobs in communities across the country. We look forward to working with the Secretary to build our 5G economy and help close the digital divide.”
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.