EIN 52-1347628

CTIA-The Wireless Association

IRS 501(c) type
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CTIA-The Wireless Association is an international nonprofit membership organization that has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984.
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Program areas at CTIA-The Wireless Association

The Association represents The Wireless communications industry before congress, state legislatures, The federal communications commission and other federal and state administrative agencies on matters of public policy. The Association also represents The Wireless communications industry by filing amicus (or "friend-of-the-court") briefs in support of important Wireless interests.
The Association administers The common short codes ("cscs") for The Wireless communications industry and for The benefit of all members of that industry. In that capacity, The Association administers a catalog of cscs, assigns cscs contained in The catalog to various parties wishing to use those codes, and maintains a registry of which cscs have been assigned and for what purposes, and which cscs are available for assignment. Cscs are assigned to advertisers and advertising agencies, television and radio programs, direct marketing agencies, and other content providers that wish to receive text messages from, or send text messages to, Wireless subscribers to facilitate such activities as information requests, direct response marketing promotions, Wireless advertising, and customer engagement.
The Association co-sponsors north america's largest forum for mobile innovation and one of The most influential mobile marketplaces that brings together The leading authorities and companies in The Wireless industry.

Grants made by CTIA-The Wireless Association

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
MywirelessorgGeneral Support$1,500,000
National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL)Sponsorship$55,000
African American Mayors AssociationGeneral Support$50,000
...and 29 more grants made totalling $2,195,750

Personnel at CTIA-The Wireless Association

Meredith Attwell BakerPresident and Chief Executive Officer$3,171,070
Rocco CarlittiSenior Vice President , Chief Financial Officer / Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer / Vice President , Finance and Administration$799,038
Nicholas LudlumSenior Vice President , Chief Commercial Officer / Senior Vice President , Chief Operating Officer / Senior Vice President and Chief Comm Officer$473,606
Doug HyslopVice President , Technology and Spec Planning / Vice President , Technology and Spectrum / Board Member$439,676
John MarinhoVice President , Technology and Cybersecurity / Vice President , Cybersecurity and Technology$509,992
...and 17 more key personnel

Financials for CTIA-The Wireless Association

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$85,624,762
Investment income and dividends$3,373,087
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$3,735,499
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$948,914
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$170,400
Total revenues$93,852,662

Form 990s for CTIA-The Wireless Association

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-08990View PDF
2021-122022-11-07990View PDF
2020-122021-11-09990View PDF
2019-122021-06-08990View PDF
2018-122020-01-30990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
January 11, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
January 10, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
December 28, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
July 16, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
July 7, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Public sector nonprofitsTrade associationsBusiness and community development organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizations
Community improvementPublic policyBusiness and industry
MembershipsPolitical advocacy
General information
1400 16th St NW Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
District of Columbia, DC
Website URL
(202) 785-0081
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
W03: Public and Societal Benefit Professional Societies and Associations
NAICS code, primary
813910: Trade Associations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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