Wireless Microphones Prohibited in the 700 MHz Band
December 4, 2014 (Published)
Wireless microphones are used to transmit sound to an amplifier or recording device without need of...
Wireless Carrier Text-to-911 Voluntary Commitment Reports
September 15, 2014 (Published)
Wireless Carrriers' Voluntary Commitment to Accelerate Text-to-911 Services In December 2012,...
Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)
October 8, 2014 (Updated)
Background Have you ever thought that, for emergency alerts to be distributed as quickly as...
'One Ring' Wireless Phone Scam
February 12, 2014 (Published)
The FCC has recently learned of a new phone scam targeting wireless consumers. Some wireless...
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...
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...
Media Bureau Events and Workshops
August 2, 2012 (Published)
Below is a listing of the tutorials the Media Bureau has conducted on a variety of subjects.
Frequently Asked Questions by Topic
July 17, 2012 (Published)
Below is a list of topics that link to Frequently Asked Questions and responses.
Internet Protocol Version 6: IPv6 for Consumers
July 16, 2014 (Updated)
What is IPv6? In order to connect devices over the Internet, each device must have an Internet...