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CTA Applauds Reintroduction of Senate AIRWAVES Act

July 23, 2019

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 23, 2019--

The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, regarding the reintroduction of the Advancing Innovation and Reinvigorating Widespread Access to Viable Electromagnetic Spectrum (AIRWAVES) Act by Sens Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH):

“The reintroduction of the AIRWAVES Act comes at a critical time and we need it to create a pipeline of spectrum for nationwide 5G deployment. Wireless broadband internet access will power next-gen technologies that will transform industries including healthcare and telecommunications. We look forward to working with the House and Senate as the AIRWAVES Act develops.”

About Consumer Technology Association:

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® is the trade association representing the $401 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 18 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best-known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES ® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.

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CONTACT: Bronwyn Flores

703-907-7679

bflores@CTA.tech

www.CTA.tech

or

Jennifer Drogus

703-907-7694

jdrogus@CTA.tech

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SOURCE: Consumer Technology Association

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