WASHINGTON, DC – President Barack Obama announced yesterday his intent to nominate Michael O’Rielly as Commissioner to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The following may be attributed to an AT&T spokesperson:
“We are delighted that President Obama announced that he intends to nominate Michael O’Rielly to serve as FCC Commissioner. He will bring extensive public service experience, communications policy expertise and practical know-how to the FCC, invaluable assets that will serve him well at the agency.
“We look forward to working with him once he is confirmed by the Senate.”