WASHINGTON, February 28, 2017 – Please attribute the following to CTIA® President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker:
"On behalf of CTIA and the wireless industry, we congratulate Secretary Ross on his appointment. We look forward to working with him to secure America's position as the global wireless leader by investing in 5G infrastructure and spurring the creation of more than 3 million new 5G jobs around the country. We applaud Secretary Ross for his commitment to open up additional spectrum for commercial use to support America’s consumers, businesses and mobile-first economy. "
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.