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Pai, O'Rielly to Hold Title II Press Conference

To follow FCC chairman's traditional post-vote Q&A
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The Federal Communications Commission's two Republican commissioners, Ajit Pai and Michael O'Rielly, will hold a joint press conference Feb. 26 following the agency's expected vote to reclassify Internet access as a telecommunications service under Title II. Pai and O'Rielly will likely be strongly dissenting from those rules.

The FCC chairman historically holds a press conference following a vote, but not the ranking minority commissioner (Pai). The Pai-O'Rielly press conference will follow chairman Tom Wheeler's in the commission meeting room, according to Pai's office.

The move is unusual, but not unprecedented, at least after Pai held a press conference two weeks ago to criticize the open Internet draft order and attribute it to influence from the White House.

For the full story go to Multichannel.com.

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