'One Ring' Wireless Phone Scam
February 12, 2014 (Published)
The FCC has recently learned of a new phone scam targeting wireless consumers. Some wireless...
FCC Speed Test App Tip Sheet
September 4, 2013
Description and Purpose Q: What is Measuring Broadband America's mobile performance testing all...
LPFM License Application Process - Frequently Asked Questions
June 18, 2014 (Updated)
To help potential applicants with the filing process, here are answers to some commonly asked...
Text-to-911: Quick Facts & FAQs
March 2, 2015 (Updated)
Today most consumers cannot reach 911 by sending a text message from their wireless phone. In...
Mobile Wallet Services Protection
March 12, 2014 (Updated)
Background Consumers are increasingly using their smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices...
December 31, 2014 (Updated)
A sports blackout is when a sports event that was scheduled to be televised is not aired in a...
What You Need to Know About Text-to-911
February 20, 2015 (Updated)
Text-to-911 is the ability to send a text message to reach 911 emergency call takers from your...
Cable System Encryption
February 24, 2014 (Updated)
Background The Commission recently decided that cable operators with all-digital systems may...
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...
What Companies and Bankruptcy Professionals Must Do to Discontinue Telecommunications Service
September 6, 2012 (Published)
Discontinuance of Telecommunications ServiceWhat Companies and Bankruptcy Professionals Must Do