Senate Democrats

Reid Statement On FCC Ruling Regarding Internet Transparency

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today in reaction to today’s ruling by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding how Internet providers deliver services to consumers:
 
“I commend the FCC for their decision regarding Internet transparency.  The new rules approved by the FCC today preserve the existing open nature of the Internet, while fostering certainty in the broadband marketplace.  This policy will encourage continued investment and growth of the Internet.  Today’s ruling strikes a necessary and important balance to guide how Internet service is delivered that is fair to both consumers and Internet providers.”