Portability: Keeping Your Telephone Number When Changing Service Providers
December 30, 2014 (Reviewed)
Under the Federal Communications Commission's "local number portability" rules, you can switch...
Where can I find the most current information on PSHSB actions?
March 4, 2011 (Published)
For the most current information on PSHSB actions, visit the Releases webpage.
How to File a Complaint
August 9, 2014 (Published)
The Federal Communications Commission regularly receives complaints from consumers on a wide...
Emergency Planning for Satellite Carriers
February 15, 2011
Disaster preparedness and recovery planning is designed to reduce the disruption of essential...
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...
Protecting Your Privacy
March 31, 2014 (Updated)
Background In today’s environment where numerous entities collect and store personal information...
Emergency Alert System (EAS)
January 5, 2015 (Updated)
The Emergency Alert System is a national public warning system that requires TV and radio...
International Roaming: Using Your Mobile Phone in Other Countries
October 22, 2014 (Updated)
Before you travel abroad, find out if your mobile phone will work abroad. Mobile telephone...
Don't Fall for the 90# Telephone Scam
October 30, 2014 (Updated)
The old traditional (wired) phone scam involving the 90# buttons on your business telephone is...
Beware of Auto Warranty Scams
October 29, 2014 (Updated)
The FCC Consumer Center noticed an increase in complaints and inquiries from consumers who...