Telecommunications Policy

Michael O’Rielly talked about issues affecting telecommunications policy in his first public speech as commissioner of the Federal… read more

Michael O’Rielly talked about issues affecting telecommunications policy in his first public speech as commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission FCC). Regarding the recent D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision on net neutrality in Verizon v. FCC (network neutrality), Mr. O’Riely said he believes the court was wrong, not because it said the FCC does not have authority to regulate Internet access services but because he believes that the FCC does not have authority under the Telecommunications Act section 706 to promote broadband. He said he worked on the act, and the notion that a conservative House led by Newt Gingrich would give the FCC some “secret authority” to regulate the Internet is incorrect. close

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Program ID:
317426-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 27, 2014
Last Aired:
Feb 11, 2014

Airing Details

  • Jan 27, 2014 | 12:10pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 27, 2014 | 12:10pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 27, 2014 | 5:12pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 27, 2014 | 7:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 28, 2014 | 12:06am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 28, 2014 | 1:10am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 28, 2014 | 5:13am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 11, 2014 | 12:17am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2014 | 4:29am EST | C-SPAN 3
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