For immediate release: April 4, 2024


Federal Communications Commission Chair Jessica Rosenworcel has announced that the agency will vote during their open meeting on Thursday, April 25 to restore net neutrality protections and reclassify broadband access as a Title II service. The draft order was released on Thursday, April 4. 

The restoration of net neutrality is a huge win for U.S.-based internet users. Title II reclassification gives the FCC greater ability to protect consumers against the harms of Big Telecom companies like AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast. This authority was originally granted in 2015 by Obama’s Open Internet Order and later repealed by Trump’s FCC Chair Ajit Pai.  

The following quote can be attributed to Evan Greer, Director of Fight for the Future:

“We’re thrilled that the FCC says it’s going to vote April 25 to restore its authority over companies like Comcast, AT&T and T-Mobile and restore #netneutrality. (Thanks Ajit Pai). ISPs are still whining, fighting, lobbying and donating to prevent any oversight.

The FCC’s draft order will be released today. The details matter, and we’ll fight to make sure there’s no loopholes for big ISPs to exploit.”