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  • Call Splashing
    May 19, 2011 (Published)

    What is Call Splashing When you place a long distance call from a public phone (a payphone, hotel...

  • Cable System Encryption
    February 24, 2014 (Updated)

    Background The Commission recently decided that cable operators with all-digital systems may...

  • Cable Signal Leakage
    March 11, 2014 (Updated)

    Background Cable television systems use radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted over cables to...

  • Cable Companies' Record Retention and Cable Subscriber Privacy
    February 24, 2014 (Updated)

    Background FCC rules require cable operators serving 1,000 or more subscribers to maintain...

  • Antennas and Digital Television
    March 11, 2014 (Updated)

    Broadcast TV stations in the U.S. have switched from analog to digital transmissions. This Fact...

  • About the FCC
    April 21, 2014 (Updated)

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was established by the Communications Act of 1934 as an...

  • How to File a Complaint
    August 9, 2014 (Published)

    The Federal Communications Commission regularly receives complaints from consumers on a wide...

  • Frequently Asked Questions -- Attorney Honors Program
    July 29, 2011 (Published)

    Updated on August 1, 2014 Are non-U.S. citizens eligible for the program?...

  • The Open Internet
    May 24, 2011 (Published)

    Background One of the most important features of the Internet is its openness: It uses free,...

  • Stolen and Lost Wireless Devices
    April 10, 2012 (Published)

    The theft of wireless devices, particularly smartphones, is sharply on the rise across the country...


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