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CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement on the FCC's NPRM and NOI on Advanced Wireless in the 2 GHz Band


WASHINGTON, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Open Meeting today where the Advanced Wireless in the 2 GHz band NPRM and NOI were adopted, CTIA-The Wireless Association Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Christopher Guttman-McCabe issued this statement:


"CTIA commends the FCC for taking steps to bring the 2 GHz Mobile Satellite Spectrum to market for mobile wireless broadband services. While we have not yet had an opportunity to review the details of the FCC's proposal, CTIA has long called for the FCC to open a rulemaking as the next step in determining how the 2 GHz spectrum should be most effectively deployed. CTIA and our members look forward to working with the Commission to find ways to harness this underutilized spectrum to benefit the nation's wireless consumers."

CTIA-The Wireless Association® ( 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.

SOURCE CTIA-The Wireless Association

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