FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly

Commissioner O'Rielly's FCC Process Reform Remarks Before the Free State Foundation

I have approximately 50 ideas – both old and new – on Federal Communications Commission process reform. 

Remarks of FCC Commissioner O'Rielly before the Cloud Comms Summit

It is a true honor to have the chance to speak before members of the relatively new Cloud Communications Alliance....During times of change, an agency must refrain from subjecting new technologies to old regulatory structures.At a minimum, an agen

Letter from FCC Commissioner O'Rielly on Guam 911 Fee Diversion

On June 20, 2018, Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O'Rielly wrote to Gov Eddie Calvo (R-Guam) regarding 911 fee diversion.

FCC Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks Before the Mackinac Center for Public Policy -- "Smart Regs for Smart Tech"

As many of you know, on June 12 Judge Richard Leon of the US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled against the US government and in favor of AT&T’s application to merge with Time Warner, without the imposition of any conditions. Fr

Letter from Commissioner O'Rielly on Rhode Island 911 Fee Diversion

On June 15, 2018, Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O'Rielly wrote to Gov Gina Raimondo (D-RI) and Rhode Island General Assembly Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello (D-RI-15) to follow-up on the issue of 9-1-1 fee diversion.

Letter from Commissioner O'Rielly on New Mexico 911 Fee Diversion

On June 19, 2018, Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O'Rielly wrote to Charles Salle, Deputy Director of the New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee.

Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks Before the Philadelphia Federalist Society

I would like to explore three rather divergent policy issues, unified by my views on what I see as being in the best interests of American consumers.

Status Update: Fixing 9-1-1 Fee Diversion

It’s been four months since my colleague, Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, and I penned an op-ed reaffirming the need and accompanying reasons to stop states from diverting critical 9-1-1 fees collected from consumers to no

FCC Regulatory Free Arena

[Press release] As consequential as the Federal Communications Commission can be in communications policy, it is critical for those in leadership positions to acknowledge that its authority and reach is inherently limited.

Debunking the Sinclair Agenda Myth

Unfortunately, there is a false narrative in Washington (DC) that ATSC 3.0 will only benefit one particular company.