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Information Quality Guidelines of the FCC

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- Agenda & Requirements

The FCC is dedicated to ensuring that all data it disseminates reflect a level of quality commensurate with the nature and timeliness of the information. Futher, the FCC seeks to disseminate all its data as broadly and promptly as possible so that the public can benefit from the FCC's work of ensuring vital and innovative communication services are available to all Americans at reasonable prices. In keeping with this commitment, and in accordance with OMB requirements, the FCC follows the guidelines noted below for the development and dissmenination of agency information. These guidelines and the associated Data Quality comment form relate only to information released directly by the FCC.

Requirements and Guidelines

  • OMB Requirements - Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated by Federal Agencies
  • FCC Guidelines - Implementation of Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information

Filing Complaints or Appeals

Parties interested in filing a complaint about an information dissemination product disseminated by the FCC, or appealing the resolution of a complaint about an information dissemination prodcut covered by the FCC's Information Quality Guidelines should first read Appendix A, Section 4 of the guidelines (pages 9-10).

Please DO NOT use this form if your concern or complaint is about activities of the industries regulated by the FCC. Typical of these type of concerns are obscenity or indecency during a radio or television broadcast, billing or telephone service issues, or violations of do-not-call or do-not-fax rules. Concerns with the activities of the industries that the FCC regulates are consumer complaints which are addressed on our File a Complaint web page.

Those who have a concern about an information product directly disseminated by the FCC can file a complaint by providing the information identified. This information can be submitted electronically by clicking on the link found on the complaint page or by mailing the information to the Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW, Data Quality Comments, Room 1-A838, Washington, DC 20554.

Information Quality Correction Requests Received

2013

In 2013 the FCC received no information quality correction requests.

2012

In 2012 the FCC received no information quality correction requests.

2011

2010

2009

In 2009 the FCC received no information quality correction requests.

2008

In 2008 the FCC received no information quality correction requests.

2007

In 2007 the Federal Communications Commission received the following information quality correction requests. When you click on the request title you will open a PDF file that contains, in order (a) the agency's final determination, (b) the original comment form, (c) any attachments provided to support the original comment, and (d) if any, communications regarding appeals of the agency's final determination. If there are no attachments or communications regarding appeals (items c and d) contained in the PDF file it is because those items do not exist and the only documents the agency has are the original comment and the agency's decision letter.

2006

In 2006 the FCC received no information quality correction requests.

2005

In 2005 the Federal Communications Commission received the following information quality correction requests. When you click on the request title you will open a PDF file that contains, in order (a) the agency's final determination, (b) the original comment form, (c) any attachments provided to support the original comment, and (d) if any, communications regarding appeals of the agency's final determination. If there are no attachments or communications regarding appeals (items c and d) contained in the PDF file it is because those items do not exist and the only documents the agency has are the original comment and the agency's decision letter.

2004

In 2004 the Federal Communications Commission received the following information quality correction requests. When you click on the request title you will open a PDF file that contains, in order (a) the agency's final determination, (b) the original comment form, (c) any attachments provided to support the original comment, and (d) if any, communications regarding appeals of the agency's final determination. If there are no attachments or communications regarding appeals (items c and d) contained in the PDF file it is because those items do not exist and the only documents the agency has are the original comment and the agency's decision letter.

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