CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement on the House Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law Hearing on H.R. 1002

Mar 15, 2011, 16:02 ET from CTIA-The Wireless Association

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law held a hearing on the Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2011 (H.R. 1002), CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent released the following statement: 

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"CTIA and the wireless industry thank the Subcommittee for holding today's hearing on this important issue. When passed, this bill will provide a five-year freeze on the more than 16 percent that the average wireless consumer pays in discriminatory mobile taxes and fees. We hope Subcommittee Chairman Coble and Judiciary Committee Chairman Smith will schedule H.R. 1002 for mark-up 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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