News - March 19, 2020

INCOMPAS Statement on Nomination of FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly to Second Full Term

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 19, 2020) – President Donald J. Trump has nominated Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O’Rielly to serve a second full term at the FCC. In response, Chip Pickering, CEO of INCOMPAS, released the following statement.

“FCC Commissioner Mike O’Rielly has the experience, substance and heart to help lead our nation into a better broadband future. We wish to congratulate him and his family on the great honor of being nominated to a second term at the FCC. Commissioner O’Rielly has been a friend of free markets, a watchdog against fraud and abuse, and a vocal advocate for eliminating local barricades that block competition and delay new network builders. We look forward to continuing to work with him.” 

INCOMPAS, the internet and competitive networks association, is the leading trade group advocating for competition policy across all networks. INCOMPAS represents Internet, streaming, communications and technology companies large and small, advocating for laws and policies that promote competition, innovation and economic development. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter: @INCOMPAS @ChipPickering