CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement After President Obama Named FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn as Acting Chairwoman

May 01, 2013, 16:05 ET from CTIA-The Wireless Association

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After President Obama named Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Mignon Clyburn as acting Chairwoman, CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent issued the following statement:

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"On behalf of the wireless industry, we are pleased that Commissioner Clyburn has been named Acting Chairwoman of the FCC. We have worked for several years with the Commissioner and her staff, and believe that she will serve with distinction during her time as Acting Chairwoman.  We look forward to working with her during this time period on the range of key issues that are pending before the Commission, including the ongoing efforts to establish the framework for the upcoming broadcast incentive auctions." 

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, D.C.

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