The U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Technology Committee approved the renomination of Michael O’Rielly as an FCC Commissioner. The following statement should be attributed to Kathy Grillo, Verizon SVP and DGC, Public Policy and Government Affairs:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Commissioner Michael O'Rielly has been a champion of policies that promote a healthy and dynamic communications ecosystem that serves American consumers well. Among other things, Commissioner O'Rielly has been instrumental in the FCC's efforts to identify and make available spectrum for 5G. We congratulate the Commissioner on today's committee vote, and hope that the full Senate will quickly take up his renomination.