TIA Applauds Senate Approval of MOBILE NOW Act; Says it is Essential for Delivering 5G, IoT and More

Arlington, Va. (August 3, 2017) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today applauded the Senate’s unanimous passage of S. 19, the MOBILE NOW Act.

Cinnamon Rogers, TIA’s Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, commented:

“MOBILE NOW is an essential ingredient for advancing modern connectivity and keeping the U.S. on-track to achieve 5G in the very near future. By providing needed spectrum and new investment incentives, the legislation will help ensure that we have the infrastructure needed for the Internet of Things, e-health, smart cities, and much more. And not only will it drive forward new wireless services, it will create good paying jobs and stimulate economic growth.”


Ashley Simmons, 703-907-7704, asimmons@tiaonline.org

About TIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents manufacturers and suppliers of global communications networks through standards development, policy and advocacy, business opportunities, market intelligence, and events and networking. TIA enhances the business environment for broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite and unified communications. Members' products and services empower communications in every industry and market, including healthcare, education, security, public safety, transportation, government, the military, the environment, and entertainment. Visit tiaonline.org for more details. TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and is a proud sponsor of ANSI’s Standards Boost Business campaign. Visit www.standardsboostbusiness.org for details.