WASHINGTON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation voted to approve S. 911, the "Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act," CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent released the following statement:
"CTIA congratulates Chairman Rockefeller for moving his bill forward. We greatly appreciate the focus the bill places on authorizing incentive auctions and making additional spectrum available for commercial wireless providers. Making additional spectrum available is critical to ensuring that the wireless industry can continue to meet the exploding demand for wireless broadband services and remain a catalyst for economic growth.
"We look forward to working with Chairman Rockefeller and his colleagues to make certain that this spectrum is brought to auction as soon as possible."
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.
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