OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) is proud to welcome Eric Smith as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, effective today.
Mr. Smith brings extensive experience in policy and law as it relates to the wireless industry in Canada. Celebrated by The Best Lawyers in Canada for his work in the field of information technology law, he was most recently responsible for developing and implementing strategy and tactics for regulatory and public affairs at BlackBerry Limited.
"We are thrilled to welcome Eric to the team," said CWTA President and CEO Robert Ghiz. "Continued investment in wireless infrastructure is critical to Canada's innovation agenda. Eric's practical approach to regulatory issues will serve us well as we continue to advocate for public policy that supports economic and social growth in Canada."
The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) is the authority on wireless issues, developments and trends in Canada. It represents companies who provide services and products across the wireless sector. Representing the industry before all levels of government and various regulatory agencies, CWTA actively promotes the industry with the goal of ensuring continued growth of the wireless sector in Canada. CWTA administers a number of initiatives on behalf of its members, including corporate social responsibility programs and the national common short codes program.
SOURCE Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association
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CWTA is the authority on wireless issues, developments and trends in Canada. It represents cellular, PCS, messaging, mobile radio, fixed wireless and mobile satellite carriers as well as companies that develop and produce products and services for the industry. (http://www.cwta.ca)