CTIA Statement on White House Infrastructure Plan

February 12, 2018

WASHINGTON  – The following statement is for attribution to CTIA® President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker. 

“CTIA is pleased that the Administration’s infrastructure plan recognizes the value of mobile connectivity, the importance of wireless leadership, and the need to streamline our nation’s infrastructure siting processes. U.S. wireless companies are poised to invest $275 billion to provide 5G and we look forward to working with the Administration and Congress to implement policies that will speed the permitting and deployment of new mobile broadband infrastructure.”

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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.