Unauthorized Equipment Sold on the Internet and in Publications
March 31, 2014 (Reviewed)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) receives many complaints about alleged illegal (non-...
Use of Toll-Free Numbers for Video and IP Relay Service
October 8, 2014 (Updated)
Background Since November 2009, all Video Relay Service (VRS) and Internet Protocol (IP) Relay...
The Open Internet
March 23, 2015 (Updated)
An Open Internet means consumers can go where they want, when they want. This principle is often...
Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries (E-Rate)...
December 18, 2014 (Updated)
The Schools and Libraries program, also known as the E-rate program, makes telecommunications and...
Rural Health Care Pilot Program
May 24, 2011 (Published)
Background The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) established the Rural Health Care Pilot...
The FCC and Freedom of Speech
October 17, 2014 (Updated)
Background The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) receives numerous complaints that...
DTV and Over-the-Air Viewers Along U.S. Borders
January 24, 2014 (Updated)
Background The digital television (DTV) transition refers to the switch from analog to digital...
The FCC's Payola Rules
February 24, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background Federal law and FCC rules require that employees of broadcast stations, program...
DTV Transition and LPTV - Class A - Translator Stations
February 24, 2014 (Updated)
Background The FCC has established September 1, 2015 date for the termination of all analog low...
Ten-Digit Numbering and 911 Calls for Internet-Based TRS: What They Mean for Users
May 23, 2011 (Published)
FCC rules require persons with hearing and speech disabilities using Video Relay Service or...