Spam: Unwanted Text Messages and Email
December 31, 2014 (Updated)
Spam – or unwanted messages to email accounts and texts to mobile phones and other mobile...
Accidental 911 Calls from Wireless Phones Pose Risk to Public Safety
October 29, 2014 (Updated)
Unintentional 911 calls placed from wireless phones clog the phone lines that deliver 911 calls to...
How to File Applications with the FCC
July 15, 2011 (Published)
Listed below is contact information for filing applications with the Commission's Bureaus.
Directory of Media Bureau Pages
October 18, 2011 (Published)
Where Do I Find Information About the Disaster Information Reporting System?
March 27, 2011 (Published)
If you need to find more information on the Disaster Information Reporting System and guidance for...
Portability: Keeping Your Telephone Number When Changing Service Providers
December 30, 2014 (Reviewed)
Under the Federal Communications Commission's "local number portability" rules, you can switch...
How do I file a complaint against my Internet Service Provider?
March 4, 2011 (Published)
The FCC does not regulate Internet Service Providers (ISPs). You may contact your state consumer...
How to File a Complaint
August 9, 2014 (Published)
The Federal Communications Commission regularly receives complaints from consumers on a wide...
The Dangers of Texting While Driving
May 24, 2011 (Published)
The popularity of mobile devices has had some unintended and even dangerous consequences. We now...
Protecting Your Privacy
March 31, 2014 (Updated)
Background In today’s environment where numerous entities collect and store personal information...