CTIA Statement on Senate Approval of David Redl as New NTIA Administrator

November 7, 2017

WASHINGTON  – Please attribute the following to CTIA® President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker following the Senate’s approval of David Redl as NTIA Administrator:

"On behalf of the wireless industry, CTIA congratulates David Redl on his Senate confirmation as NTIA Administrator. David has deep expertise in spectrum, broadband and wireless issues and is uniquely qualified for this important government office. His appointment shows that the Administration recognizes the importance of ensuring an open spectrum pipeline that meets growing consumer demand, spurs economic growth and secures U.S. leadership in next-generation 5G wireless.”

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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.