WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After President Obama nominated Michael O'Rielly as FCC Commissioner, CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent issued the following statement:
"On behalf of the wireless industry, we congratulate Mike on his nomination. Once confirmed, the Commission will benefit from his impressive depth of experience in telecommunications, consistent commitment to public service and keen understanding of the vast importance that wireless broadband drives our economy. We look forward to working with Mike on the broad range of important spectrum and other wireless telecom matters that are pending before the Commission and are vital to Americans continuing to enjoy the benefits provided by the world's leading wireless industry."
CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, DC.
SOURCE CTIA-The Wireless Association