WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CTIA® announced American Tower Corporation has joined the Association and Executive Vice President and President, U.S. Tower Division Steven Marshall will serve on CTIA's Board of Directors, effective immediately.
"CTIA represents the entire mobile ecosystem and I'm excited to have an industry leader like American Tower join us as we focus on enhancing the mobile infrastructure of the United States. Steven's leadership and insights will be invaluable across a range of important issues, particularly as we work to build out 5G infrastructure in the U.S. and connect more communities to innovative, next-generation wireless technologies," said Meredith Attwell Baker, president and CEO, CTIA.
Founded in 1995, American Tower is one of the largest global real estate investment trusts (REITs) and, with a portfolio of over 40,000 towers in the United States, is a leading independent owner, operator and developer of multitenant communications real estate.
"We deeply appreciate CTIA's leadership in working to bring 4G and 5G access to consumers. American Tower partners with our carrier customers to meet the increasing demand for mobile access. Therein, we look forward to working with CTIA to ensure there is continued investment and innovation that enables Americans to enjoy world-class wireless connections and services," said Steven Marshall.
Mr. Marshall has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including leadership roles around the globe. He has served in his current position at American Tower Corporation since 2009.
CTIA® (www.ctia.org) represents the U.S. wireless communications industry. With members from wireless carriers and their suppliers to providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products, the association brings together a dynamic group of companies that enable consumers to lead a 21st century connected life. CTIA members benefit from its vigorous advocacy at all levels of government for policies that foster the continued innovation, investment and economic impact of America's competitive and world-leading mobile ecosystem. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives and convenes the industry's leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.
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