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Jamie Hastings

Jamie Hastings joined CTIA in 2011, and is responsible for advocating on policy issues for the U.S. wireless industry before all levels of state government, including public service commissions, state legislatures, governors and state attorneys general. She also engages numerous third-party organizations on a variety of topics and analyzes state legislation and regulatory proposals to ensure market-driven policies continue to reflect the ever-changing and innovative wireless industry.

Prior to joining CTIA, Hastings spent 11 years at T-Mobile USA, most recently as its vice president of state legislative affairs. She previously worked at Omnipoint Communications, Inc, where she was director and senior counsel in the legal and regulatory affairs department. She has also served as director of government relations and government operations for the County of Westchester.

Hastings graduated from Fordham University with a bachelor of arts in English. She earned a Juris Doctor from Union University Albany Law School and has a certificate from the JFK School of Government at Harvard University.

States and Localities Must be Good Stewards of Wireless Consumers’ Support for 911

As April is “911 Education Month,” it’s a good time to think about how the wireless industry and its consumers support our nation’s 911 communication system. Americans use wireless to contact 911 services more than 400,000 times per day to save lives, stop crimes and help others in emergencies. But the numbers don’t tell the [...]

What You Should Know about Text-to-911

April is “National 911 Education Month,” so it’s a good time to say thanks to first responders – and their families – who are tirelessly and selflessly dedicating themselves to saving protecting people and saving lives. It’s also important that we understand how to use 911 in an emergency, especially as wireless embarks upon a [...]

Parent’s Guide: How to Manage Your Kids’ Cellphone Bills [Infographic]

Putting your kids on the family wireless plan keeps them in touch with family and friends, but without knowing the limits on calls, texts or data usage, they may run up your monthly bill. To help parents manage their kids’ cellphone usage, this infographic from Growing Wireless offers simple tips to set those important limits. [...]

Parent’s Guide: How to Protect Your Kids’ Privacy & Security [Infographic]

As children and teens interact more with digital platforms through their wireless devices, sharing photos and even their location, it’s important parents talk with their kids on how to stay safe. This infographic from Growing Wireless offers parents tools and advice to protect their children’s privacy and keep their information secure. Growing Wireless will be [...]

Parent’s Guide: How to Respond to Sexting [Infographic]

A recent study found that 46 percent of adolescents had received a message or picture with “sexual content” that their parents would disapprove of, often referred to as “sexting.” While these images may be intended for one recipient, they are usually forwarded to others. To help parents understand this sensitive issue and prevent their kids [...]

Parent’s Guide: How to Respond to Cyberbullying [Infographic]

According one survey, more than 40 percent of teens have experienced cyberbullying. This destructive behavior comes through text messages, social networks and phone calls, and can have lasting effects on children and teens. To help parents, Growing Wireless created this infographic with tips on how parents can address cyberbullying with their kids.   Growing Wireless [...]

CTIA Statement on the Rhode Island Wireless Innovation Bill

After Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee signed a bill to reform the state’s regulation of the wireless communications industry, I said: “We appreciate Rhode Island’s state government leaders for enacting this bill that encourages continued wireless industry investment and innovation, which is key to ensuring a competitive marketplace. With healthy and strong competition, consumers [...]

Announcing Speakers for CTIA-FCBA State and Federal Policy Panels at CTIA 2013

We just released our CTIA-FCBA State and Federal Policy Panels at CTIA 2013 and have a fantastic lineup of speakers and moderators. Our group will have a diverse background – from federal and state policymakers to reporters to our members, there’s a depth and variety of experiences that will mean great discussions. Our program will [...]