CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement on Proposed 4G Disclosure Legislation

Oct 12, 2011, 16:24 ET from CTIA-The Wireless Association

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After Senators Blumenthal, Klobuchar and Franken introduced 4G disclosure legislation, CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Government Affairs Jot Carpenter released the following statement:

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"As we have said before, this bill proposes to add an additional layer of regulation to a new and exciting set of services, while ignoring the fact that wireless is an inherently complex and dynamic environment in which network speeds can vary depending on a wide variety of factors, such as weather, terrain and foliage. Congress should not impose new regulations. Instead, they should focus on the real issue, which is making sure that America's wireless carriers have sufficient spectrum to lead the world in the race to deploy 4G services."

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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