CTIA Statement on FCC’s Role in Small Cell Infrastructure Deployment

April 7, 2017

WASHINGTON – Please attribute the following to CTIA®Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Scott Bergmann:


“The wireless industry is projected to invest $275 billion to deploy 5G small cell infrastructure, spurring job and economic growth in communities across the country. Modernizing that deployment is a race to the top for communities, and CTIA urges the FCC to act swiftly to remove barriers to infrastructure deployment. Prompt action and guidance from the FCC will serve as a critical step toward a better wireless future for both consumers and business.”




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.