711 for Telecommunications Relay Service
May 20, 2011 (Published)
Background The Federal Communications Commission has adopted use of the 711 dialing code for...
Frequently Asked Questions on New Ten-Digit Numbering Requirements for VRS and IP Relay FAQ
May 10, 2011 (Published)
Background The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted rules that require Video Relay...
Accidental 911 Calls From Wireless Phones Pose Risk to Public Safety
May 19, 2011 (Published)
Background Unintentional 911 calls placed from wireless phones clog the phone lines that deliver...
Caller ID and Spoofing
June 23, 2011 (Published)
Background Caller Identification, or “Caller ID,” allows you to identify a caller before you...
Steps For Consumers When Their Phone Company May End Service...
September 6, 2012 (Published)
Discontinuance of Telecommunications ServiceConsumers receiving a discontinuance letter should...
License Renewal Applications for Television Broadcast Stations
March 13, 2012 (Published)
Renewal of licenses for commercial and noncommercial TV broadcast stations, Class A TV broadcast...
Display of Captioning on Equipment Used to View Video Programming
June 13, 2012 (Published)
Background Closed captioning is the visual display of the audio portion of video programming....
Children's Educational Television (KidVid)
February 14, 2011
This page provides information about the Children’s Television Programming Report (FCC Form 398)....
How to File Paper Documents with the FCC
June 24, 2011 (Published)
To enable the staff of the Office of the Secretary to provide faster and more efficient service, we...
Internet Protocol Version 6: IPv6 for Consumers
April 18, 2012 (Published)
What is IPv6? In order to connect devices over the Internet, each device must have an Internet...
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