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CTIA-The Wireless Association

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CTIA-The Wireless Association is a trade / professional association based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1984. As of 2019 they had $74 million in revenue and $189 million in assets.

CTIA-The Wireless Association is an international nonprofit membership organization that has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984.

(202) 785-0081
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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 television voting or polling, 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.

Form 990s for CTIA-The Wireless Association

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 30, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Mar 1, 2017990OView PDF
2014-12Feb 4, 2016990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for CTIA-The Wireless Association

Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$65,231,376
Investment income and dividends$2,550,190
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$4,619,679
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,393,369
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$142,515
Total revenues$74,937,129

Vendors for CTIA-The Wireless Association

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Pricewaterhousecoopers LLPTax accounting2020-01-30
███ █████ ███Legal Consultants$570,9642018-12-01
█████ ████ ███Legal Consultants$1,271,9432018-12-01
█████████ ██████ ██████ ███Legal Consultants$2,859,6222018-12-01
████████ █████ ███████████Consultants$2,144,1252018-12-01
██████ ████████Consultants$874,5462018-12-01
███████ ███ █████ ████Audit accounting2016-12-31
████████ ███████████ █████████████Participant loan processing; Investment management$4132016-12-31

Personnel at CTIA-The Wireless Association

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Meredith Attwell BakerPresident and Chief Executive Officer$2.3 millionJan. 30, 2020
Tom SawanoboriSenior Vice President and Chief Technology$573,090June 13, 2019
████ ███████Vice President , Technology and Cybersecurity$450,777Oct. 4, 2020
█████ ████████Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs$569,576June 13, 2019
████ ███████Vice President , Certification Programs$323,340Dec. 31, 2018
██████ █████Vice President , Research$384,628Oct. 4, 2020
████ ██████Executive Vice President-June 13, 2019
█████ ███████Vice President , External and State Affairs$350,297Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ████████Senior Vice President , Ext and State Affairs$659,193Dec. 31, 2018
████████ ██████Senior Vice President and Chief Comm Officer$359,776Dec. 31, 2018
...and 15 more key personnel

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