Wi-Fi Alliance® congratulates FCC Commissioner O’Rielly for renomination

Austin, Texas and Washington, D.C. – March 19, 2020 – Wi-Fi Alliance® congratulates Commissioner Michael O’Rielly on his renomination by the President to serve another term at the Federal Communications Commission. Commissioner O’Rielly has been a strong supporter of Wi-Fi®, championing availability of 5.9 and 6 GHz unlicensed spectrum for Wi-Fi’s use. Wi-Fi Alliance recognized Commissioner O’Rielly as a Wi-Fi Champion last year for his commitment to advancing unlicensed spectrum policies, and are grateful for his continual acknowledgement of Wi-Fi’s critical role in next generation of connectivity, innovation, and economic prosperity. We look forward to working with him on advancing Wi-Fi issues impacting the future of connectivity for Americans.


About Wi-Fi Alliance®
Wi-Fi Alliance® is the worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi®. Members of our collaboration forum come together from across the Wi-Fi ecosystem with the shared vision to connect everyone and everything, everywhere, while providing the best possible user experience. Since 2000, Wi-Fi Alliance has completed more than 50,000 Wi-Fi certifications. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ seal of approval designates products with proven interoperability, backward compatibility, and the highest industry-standard security protections in place. Today, Wi-Fi carries more than half of the internet’s traffic in an ever-expanding variety of applications. Wi-Fi Alliance continues to drive the adoption and evolution of Wi-Fi, which billions of people rely on every day.


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Stephanie Burke
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