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...
Protect Your Smart Device
April 10, 2012 (Published)
The theft of wireless devices, particularly smartphones, is sharply on the rise across the country...
Accessibility of Emergency Information on Television
January 27, 2015 (Updated)
FCC rules require broadcasters and cable operators to make local emergency information accessible...
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...
Directory of Media Bureau Pages
October 18, 2011 (Published)
FCC Guides include factsheets, tutorials, and alerts for consumer and business needs.