Accessibility of Emergency Information on Television
February 13, 2015 (Updated)
FCC rules require broadcasters and cable operators to make local emergency information accessible...
Hearing Aid Compatibility for Wireline and Wireless Telephones
October 30, 2014 (Updated)
Wireline Telephones The Hearing Aid Compatibility Act of 1988 (HAC Act) required that the...
Ownership Report for Commercial Broadcast Station (Form 323)...
September 29, 2011 (Published)
The biennial filing deadline for licensees and other entities required to file the FCC Form 323 has...
Understanding Your Telephone Bill
February 4, 2015 (Updated)
Consumers sometimes find various charges and items on their monthly wireline or wireless...
Avoiding Bill Shock on Your Mobile Phone
December 30, 2014 (Updated)
Without automatic usage alerts, it can be hard to know when you're running up a high wireless bill...
911 Wireless Services
December 5, 2014 (Updated)
The number of 911 calls placed by people using wireless phones has significantly increased in...
Keeping Your Telephone Number When Changing Service Providers
February 4, 2015 (Reviewed)
Under the Federal Communications Commission's "local number portability" rules, you can switch...
How to Report a Lost or Stolen Smart Device
November 2, 2012 (Published)
Is your smartphone missing? Has someone stolen your tablet? Contact your service provider using the...
Filing an Informal Complaint
January 29, 2015 (Updated)
The Federal Communications Commission gives consumers the opportunity to file informal complaints...
January 28, 2015 (Updated)
Video description is audio-narrated descriptions of a television program's key visual elements....
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