FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly

FCC Commissioners' Statements on 2018 Broadband Deployment Report

Chairman Pai: "The report maintains the same benchmark speed for fixed broadband service previously adopted by the Commission, which we earlier proposed to retain: 25 Mbps download/3 Mbps upload.

Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks Before the Silicon Flatirons' Tech Conference

The challenge for those of us charged with regulatory authority over certain technologies is to explain, educate, and, to some degree, manage expectations.

O'Rielly Statement on Rural Digital Opportunity Fund

While there is a long road ahead, especially in terms of finalizing auction procedures, this Report and Order makes considerable progress in the effort to bring broadband to unserved Americans.

The 3.5 GHz Auction Is Finally a Go!

At the February 2020 open meeting, the Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote on procedures for the 3.5 GHz Priority Access License, or PAL, auction.

FCC Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks at MWC Americas 2019 Everything Policy Track

In the C-Band, the satellite licensees are willing to relinquish a good portion of the 500 megahertz between 3.7 to 4.2 GHz, while accommodating their customers receiving video and audio content in the remaining satellite spectrum.

Remarks of FCC Commissioner O'Rielly before the FCBA Young Lawyers Committee Universal Service Fund Seminar

I’d like to outline a few areas of our Universal Service Fund policy that I am currently focused on and address certain matters in need of attention.

FCC Commissioners Reaction to Net Neutrality Decision

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: "Today’s decision is a victory for consumers, broadband deployment, and the free and open Internet.

Remarks of FCC Commissioner O'Rielly at Arkansas Broadcasters' Annual Conference

Let me touch on a few Federal Communications Commission-related issues that may be relevant and hopefully of interest to you.

Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks Before the Hudson Institute on USF Budget

Why pursue an overall Universal Service Fund (USF) budget and what benefit would it bring? First and foremost, a budget is necessary to protect the investments of ratepayers who pay for our programs. Second, a topline budget would force the Federa

Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks Before American Society of Civil Engineers Conference

Unlike many of the distinguished panelists and engineers in this room who will be actively involved in planning and deploying the next-generation networks, smart cities, and connected transportation systems of the future, the Federal Communication