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  • Tips for Protecting Your Mobile Device from Theft
    As you celebrate the Fourth of July, remember to be "smart" about your smartphone
  • FCC Workshop on Prevention of Mobile Device Theft
    The FCC's Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau and Wireless Telecommunications Bureaus held a workshop on using technical solutions and best practices to reduce the theft of...
  • IP Transition
    The telephone network that we use today relies, in part, on the same system of copper wires that has served Americans for over a century. This copper-based telephone network, or...
  • Caller ID and Spoofing
    Background Caller Identification, or “Caller ID,” allows you to identify a caller before you answer your telephone. It is sometimes offered as an optional service by landline...

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