FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly

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.

Commissioner O'Rielly Statement on 3.7 - 4.2 GHZ Public Notice

"[May 1] the bureau initiates a proceeding to further examine the feasibility of opening up 3.7 – 4.2 GHz for commercial use.

Remarks of FCC Commissioner O'Rielly Before the American Enterprise Institute

[Speech] Over the last three-plus years, the Commission has rightly focused its time and energy to ensure that next-generation, or 5G, networks come to fruition. Why is this so important?

Statement of Commissioner Michael O'Rielly on Commissioner Clyburn

“I am saddened to hear my friend and colleague, Commissioner Clyburn, announce her intention to leave the Commission in the very near future.

Experienced Advice for New Broadband Program

It is equally important for the Federal Communications Commission to understand how the US Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service (RUS) pilot program funding is being spent.

Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks at 2018 NAB Show

The Federal Communications Commission has historically been over-obsessed and too reliant on the belief that the number of broadcast voices in a market is directly tied or correlated to the issue of license ownership, which is a false assumption. 

Remarks of FCC Commissioner O'Rielly Before the Communications Group of Garvey Schubert & Barer

[Speech] I thought I would begin my remarks by highlighting one issue area I believe is long overdue for an update: Kid Vid.