WASHINGTON, July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the FCC voted 5-0 to approve its Spectrum Frontiers Proceeding to make spectrum in bands above 24 GHz available for 5G, CTIA® President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker said:
"Today's vote by the FCC to make high band spectrum available for 5G was a clear victory for Americans' mobile-first lives. America is the world's 4G LTE leader and, in the race to 5G, we are positioned well with this spectrum to fuel the next generation of networks, devices and apps. We applaud the FCC Chairman and Commissioners for taking this important step of making more spectrum available for Americans."
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.