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CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement on FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Chief Announcement

May 30, 2012

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — After the FCC announced Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Chief Rick Kaplan would be stepping down and Ruth Milkman will succeed him, CTIA-The Wireless Association Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Guttman-McCabe said:

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“We want to thank Rick Kaplan for his efforts over the last three years. He played an important role in moving forward many key wireless issues that will have a lasting impact on the industry and consumers. We are happy that the Chairman has chosen Ruth to take control of the Bureau, as she has proven to be a thorough, thoughtful and effective leader on wireless issues. We expect that there will be a seamless transition on the many issues before the Bureau.”

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, D.C.

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