CTIA Statement on Senate Introduction of Connected Government Act

September 7, 2017

WASHINGTON – Please attribute the following statement to CTIA® Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, Kelly Cole.

"CTIA congratulates Senators Hassan and Gardner for introducing the Connected Government Act in the Senate, which builds on the legislation introduced by Representatives Kelly and Pallone in the House. As growing numbers of Americans use mobile devices to access the Internet, it’s important that government agencies ensure their websites are mobile-friendly. This legislation will allow millions of citizens to more easily access the important services provided by government agencies.”

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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.