Stolen and Lost Wireless Devices
April 10, 2012 (Published)
The theft of wireless devices, particularly smartphones, is sharply on the rise across the country...
February 15, 2012 (Published)
Robocalls are unsolicited prerecorded telemarketing calls to landline home telephones, and all...
21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA)
September 13, 2011 (Published)
Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 - Pub. L. 111-260...
FCC Broadband Initiatives
August 25, 2011 (Published)
Background The President and Congress have given the FCC several jobs to complete in the effort...
Frequently Asked Questions -- Attorney Honors Program
July 29, 2011 (Published)
Updated on August 1, 2014 Are non-U.S. citizens eligible for the program?...
International Long Distance Calling Made Simple Tip Sheet
July 27, 2011 (Published)
1. Check with your long distance service provider to find out how to dial internationally from...
911 Wireless Services
May 26, 2011 (Published)
Background The number of 911 calls placed by people using wireless phones has significantly...
Slamming: Switching Your Authorized Telephone Company Without Permission
October 20, 2014 (Updated)
“Slamming” is the illegal practice of switching a consumer's traditional wireline telephone...
When Your Telephone Company Discontinues Service
March 31, 2014 (Updated)
Domestic carriers, which include traditional wireline telephone companies and some cable companies...
What Is a Toll-Free Number and How Does it Work?
April 3, 2014 (Updated)
Background Toll free numbers are numbers that begin with one of the following three-digit codes...