FCC Launches Direct Video Communication Access to Help Consumers Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
June 11, 2014
The FCC has unveiled a new type of support service specifically designed for consumers who are deaf...
Hurricane Season’s Coming: 11 Practical Tips to Help You Stay Connected When Disaster Strikes
May 27, 2014
When an emergency occurs, most of us reach for the phone to check on loved ones and, if needed,...
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...
Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)
October 8, 2014 (Updated)
Background Have you ever thought that, for emergency alerts to be distributed as quickly as...
Technology Transitions and Public Safety Workshop and Online Forum
April 16, 2014
Technology transitions, in the telecommunications sector, are already happening, and they will...
Workshop for Older Americans: Stay Safe, Healthy and Connected
April 11, 2014
In recognition of Older Americans Month, the FCC's Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau...
On the Rise: Regulating Through Pilot Programs
April 10, 2014
From the good work of my staff, take a look below at the recent trend to fund pilot projects at the...
Leveraging the Power of Broadband to Facilitate Advanced Health Care Solutions- An occasional series from CONNECT2HEALTHFCC
April 10, 2014
Recently, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced the formation of a new task force –...
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...
Technology Transitions and Public Safety
March 14, 2014
Representatives from public safety agencies and organizations, service providers, technology...