CTIA Statement on President Trump Signing Privacy CRA

April 4, 2017

WASHINGTON –Please attribute the following to CTIA® President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker:

“Every aspect of our mobile-first economy and 5G future requires consumer trust. Longstanding privacy policies of wireless carriers remain unchanged and intact.  CTIA commends President Trump for restoring a technology-neutral framework to privacy and data security that will help ensure careful, consistent treatment of consumer data by all companies."

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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.