WASHINGTON – The following statement can be attributed to CTIA® President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker following the nomination of David Redl as NTIA Administrator:
"On behalf of CTIA and the wireless industry, we congratulate David Redl on his nomination to be NTIA Administrator. He has served with distinction on Capitol Hill, where his extensive work on wireless, spectrum and connectivity issues makes him uniquely qualified for this critical role. His nomination demonstrates the Administration’s recognition of the need to identify new spectrum opportunities and to continue driving the investment, innovation and job creation that makes America the world’s leader in mobile broadband."
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.