Saturday's Falcon 9 rocket launch is scheduled for lift off, weather permitting, at 5:21 a.m. EDT.
The White House said internet providers would need to obtain affirmative "opt-in" consent from consumers, but noted that websites are not required to get the same consent.
About 34 million Americans currently don't have access to high-speed internet.
Under new Church of England guidelines, 10,000 church spires could be used to provide superfast broadband to more areas in rural England.
Five percent of U.K. households, many in the countryside, will miss out on speedy internet access.
For some villagers in the U.K., it would take up to five days to download an HD film.
Now that celebration is winding down, get ready for challenge after challenge to the new rules.
After Obama issued his statement, Tom Wheeler said the FCC would "incorporate the president's submission into the record of the Open Internet proceeding."