Federal Communications Commission

Commissioner O'Rielly Statement on DC Circuit Decision

I disagreed with the Court’s 2016 split decision, and also disagree with the split decision not to reconsider the matter en banc.

Chairman Pai Statement on DC Circuit Title II Rehearing Decision

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued the following statement on the decision by the US Court of Appeals for the District of
Columbia Circuit not to rehear the Title II case en banc:

Chairman Pai Announces Office of Media Relations Staff Change

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that he has appointed Brian Hart as Director of the FCC’s Office of Media Relations. With Hart’s appointment, Acting Director Mark Wigfield will return to his role as deputy director.

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda For May 2017 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the May Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 18, 2017:

FCC Commissioner Clyburn and FTC Commsissioner McSweeny Joint Statement on Open Internet

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Pai released a plan that, if implemented, will hand over control of the open internet to the powerful gatekeepers of our connections to the modern world.

Public Notice on Filing Comments on Restoring Internet Freedom

With the opening of a new proceeding on Restoring Internet Freedom, the Commission anticipates significant public engagement and a high volume of filings.

Commissioner Clyburn Remarks at the Media Solutions Summit

In addition to the work needed on independent programming, we continue to fail miserably as a nation when it comes to the state of minority and women ownership in the broadcast space.

The Future of Internet Freedom

Earlier today, I shared with my fellow Commissioners a proposal to reverse the mistake of Title II and return to the light-touch regulatory framework that served our nation so well during the Clinton Administration, the Bush Administration, and th

FCC Commissioner O'Rielly on the Future of Internet Regulation

Today, my colleague and I announce the beginning of a process to free the Internet from the terrible restraints of common carrier regulation now imposed on America’s broadband providers.

Chairman Pai Addresses National Association of Broadcasters

The biggest reason I’m bullish about [broadcasting] is that broadcasting’s strengths—its values—are timeless. I’m talking about localism, diversity, and public service.