FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly

A Closer Look at Net Neutrality

[Commentary] The Federal Communications Commission has become famous -- or infamous -- for its recent proposal to adopt network neutrality rules.

Most Definitely: Terminate Dormant Proceedings

[Commentary] The Federal Communications Commission’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) has released a Public Notice seeking comment on whether to terminate almost 650 dormant proceedings (i.e., dockets that have no planned action and

Joint Statement Of Commissioners Ajit Pai And Michael O’Rielly On Three More TV Stations Going Dark Under The FCC’s New JSA Policy

As a result of the Federal Communications Commission’s crackdown, and after more than 58 years of providing service to Central Nebraska and Northern Kansas, KHAS in Hastings, Nebraska went dark on June 13.

Introducing the Internet to the FCC’s Contest Rule

[Commentary] Have you ever listened to your car radio while you were stuck in traffic and heard a super-fast talker rattle off the rules that apply to a contest for a trip to some sunny destination?

FCC Needs to Improve its Internal 911 and IPv6 Compliance

To remain relevant, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) must stay on top of current technologies and serve as a model both for industry and other federal agencies.

E-Labeling Deserves Serious Consideration

To keep pace with technological advancements, I believe it is time for the Federal Communications Commission to consider modernizing our labeling requirements.

FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly at the Federal Communications Bar Association

The topic I will discuss is now Internet governance. Before the eye rolling begins, I believe this issues extremely important to the entire communications industry.

Duplication Alert: Broadband Pilot Projects

I have raised a number of concerns about the Federal Communications Commission’s new rural broadband experiments.