CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement After the House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing on Broadband Spectrum

Dec 12, 2012, 13:04 ET from CTIA-The Wireless Association

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on broadband spectrum ended, CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Government Affairs Jot Carpenter issued the following:

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"CTIA was pleased to hear bipartisan support at today's hearing for moving ahead with implementation of the incentive auction process, and for the focus in that process to be on maximizing the opportunity to bring new licensed spectrum to market. We look forward to working with the Subcommittee's members and the FCC to ensure that the incentive auction process produces a meaningful down-payment toward meeting the mobile industry's need for additional spectrum."

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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