April 8, 2014 (Published)
The telephone network that we use today relies, in part, on the same system of copper wires that...
2014 Cable Industry Price Survey Download Site
April 1, 2014 (Published)
The new Web-based electronic filing system is now available. The filing deadline to submit the...
FCC Speed Test App Tip Sheet
September 4, 2013
Description and Purpose Q: What is Measuring Broadband America's mobile performance testing all...
Mobile Phone and Device Unlocking FAQs
February 21, 2014 (Published)
Consumers often question why they may not have the choice of using their existing mobile wireless...
'One Ring' Wireless Phone Scam
February 12, 2014 (Published)
The FCC has recently learned of a new phone scam targeting wireless consumers. Some wireless...
Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)
February 27, 2013 (Published)
Background Have you ever thought that, for emergency alerts to be distributed as quickly as...
Protecting Your Wireless Network
May 20, 2011 (Published)
Benefits and Risks of a Wireless Network Many consumers and small businesses use wireless (Wi-Fi)...
Filing an Informal Complaint
December 15, 2014 (Updated)
The Federal Communications Commission uses informal complaints to help consumers resolve problems...
Bundled Services and Billing
November 20, 2014 (Published)
Combining several communications services — such as local and long distance telephone service...
The Dangers of Texting While Driving
May 24, 2011 (Published)
The popularity of mobile devices has had some unintended and even dangerous consequences. We now...
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