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National Journal Live “Technology 2012 and Beyond” Policy Event Highlights

Speakers at the National Journal Live policy briefing “Technology 2012 and Beyond” on November 16 discussed some of the wireless industry’s most pressing issues, including the need for more spectrum, the harm of prescriptive regulation and the taxation of digital goods. Speakers appearing in this highlight reel include: Steve Largent, President and CEO, CTIA-The Wireless […]

The Truth About the Wireless Tax Fairness Act

Leading our efforts to get the Wireless Tax Fairness Act passed into law is Bob Bolster. Here’s the latest from Bob on who is supporting the bill as well as who will benefit from the bill (hint, it’s all wireless customers). On November 1st the House of Representatives passed by voice vote, H.R. 1002, the […]

CTIA Statement After the U.S. House of Representatives Passed the Wireless Tax Fairness Act

After the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Wireless Tax Fairness Act (H.R. 1002), which would place a five year moratorium on any new discriminatory taxes and fees imposed on wireless consumers’ monthly bill, I released the following statement: “On behalf of the 300 million wireless customers in the U.S., CTIA applauds the Wireless Tax […]

U.S. House Set to Consider Historic Wireless Tax Fairness Act Benefiting American Consumers

The House of Representatives can take a big step for consumers next week by passing the widely-supported Lofgren-Franks Wireless Tax Fairness Act (H.R. 1002). The legislation was already approved by the Judiciary Committee and seeks to prevent state and local governments from adding on to the consumer tax burden by placing a five-year moratorium on […]

State Legislators Recognize Benefits of Wireless Technology at NCSL Legislative Summit 2011

During last week’s National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Legislative Summit, we spoke with state legislators and their staff about some of wireless industry’s priorities for the upcoming state legislative sessions. At the summit, the NCSL Communications, Financial Services and Interstate Commerce Committee passed the Twenty-First Century Communications policy, which outlines the increasing importance of […]

CTIA-The Wireless Association Statement After the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on the Wireless Tax Fairness Act

After the House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Wireless Tax Fairness Act (H.R. 1002), which would place a five year moratorium on any new taxes and fees imposed on wireless consumers’ monthly bill, I released this statement: “CTIA greatly appreciates the effort by Chairman Smith and the Wireless Tax Fairness Act’s lead sponsors, Representatives Lofgren […]

Study Proves High Wireless Taxes Hurt American Consumers and the Economy

With almost 303 million wireless connections and nearly 27 percent of wireless-only households in the U.S., wireless technology is a necessity for many consumers. Since Americans rely on their devices as their sole or a primary means for communications, it might be a surprise that 47 states and the District of Columbia charge monthly taxes […]

CTIA-The Wireless Association Statement on House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law Hearing on Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011

After the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law Hearing on the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 (H.R. 1860), I released the following statement: “Today’s hearing was an important step toward preventing the imposition of discriminatory taxes on products and services that are downloaded to mobile devices or […]

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