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Membership

The Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA) is the international organization that represents all elements of wireless communication - cellular, personal communication services enhanced specialized mobile radio, and mobile satellite services - serving the interests of service providers, manufactures, and others. View a list of our members.

Founded

1984

Purpose

CTIA is the voice of the wireless industry - representing its members in a constant dialogue with policy makers in the Executive Branch, in the Federal Communications Commission, and in Congress, CTIA's industry committees provide leadership in the area of taxation, roaming, safety, regulations, fraud and technology.

Services and
Affiliates

CTIA distributes timely, factual and reliable information to members, policymakers, the investment community, customers and the news media on the latest policy and technical developments. Coordinates the industry's efforts to be responsible and responsive to concerns about wireless health and product usage issues. Operates an equipment testing and certification program to ensure high-quality and reliability for consumers. Runs an extensive anti-fraud program involving detection, prevention, investion, and research.

CTIA also is the parent of CIBERNET Corp., a subsidiary that Administers the billing and financial accounting systems used by the industry to facilitate wireless roaming across the nation.

The The Wireless Foundation, a not-for-profit organization, provides grants to worthwhile projects demonstrating the benefits of wireless communication to education, health care, and job creation/productivity.

PresidentThomas E. Wheeler
StaffConnect here to Key CTIA divisions and staff.


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