Lifeline: Affordable Telephone Service for Income-Eligible Subscribers
May 16, 2011 (Published)
Lifeline is a government benefit program that provides discounts on monthly telephone service for...
Installing Consumer-Owned Antennas and Satellite Dishes
March 11, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background In 1996, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted rules for Over-the-Air-...
How To Comment
April 21, 2014 (Updated)
Gathering and analyzing comments from the public is an important part of the Federal Communications...
Hang Up on High Public Pay Phone Rates
March 31, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background Consumers who make calls away from home should be aware that the long distance and...
FCC's Review of the Broadcast Ownership Rules
July 30, 2014 (Updated)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sets limits on the number of broadcast stations (...
FAQ on Proposals to Expand Consumer Access to Inflight Mobile Services
May 25, 2011 (Published)
Q: What has the FCC proposed? The FCC has proposed rules that, if adopted, would give airline...
EEO Rules And Policies For Radio And Broadcast And Non-Broadcast TV
August 4, 2014 (Updated)
Background The FCC has Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) rules and policies for radio and TV...
DTV Transition Did Not Require Cable Systems to Switch to Digital
January 30, 2014 (Updated)
IF YOU ARE A CABLE SUBSCRIBER, YOU SHOULD BE AWARE: The 2009 DTV transition required all full-...
DTV Transition and LPTV - Class A - Translator Stations
February 24, 2014 (Updated)
Background The FCC has established September 1, 2015 date for the termination of all analog low...
DTV and Over-the-Air Viewers Along U.S. Borders
January 24, 2014 (Updated)
Background The digital television (DTV) transition refers to the switch from analog to digital...
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