How Older Americans Can Stay Safe, Stay Healthy and Stay Connected
May 19, 2014
Why are many older Americans still hesitant to buy mobile phones, tablets or other devices, access...
Protecting Consumers in the Transition from Copper Networks
May 7, 2014
A unanimous Commission held in January that the technology transitions currently underway are a...
Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)
October 8, 2014 (Updated)
Background Have you ever thought that, for emergency alerts to be distributed as quickly as...
E-Labeling Deserves Serious Consideration
April 25, 2014
Wireless devices have changed substantially over the last two decades. Consumers have...
3.5 GHz: New Ideas in the “Innovation Band”
April 23, 2014
In a speech last month at the Brookings Institution, the Chairman issued a challenge – let...
Webinar for State and Local Governments
March 27, 2014
The FCC's Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) is holding a special series of interactive web...
FCC Accepting Nominations for Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility; Deadline Is April 15
March 21, 2014
*The deadline for nominations for Chairman’s AAA has been extended from March 31 to April 15. This...
Notes from the Sandbox: The Rural Broadband Experiment
March 11, 2014
In his office at home, the Chairman of the FCC keeps a slice of an old C&P telephone pole, a...
Adoption of Unlocking Standards Offers Consumers Additional Choices
February 21, 2014
Consumers often question why they may not have the choice of using their existing mobile wireless...
Cell Phone Unlocking FAQs
February 11, 2015 (Updated)
A new era of choice for cell phone users has begun, as all nationwide service providers have...