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...
Hearing Aid Compatibility for Wireline and Wireless Telephones
October 30, 2014 (Updated)
Wireline Telephones The Hearing Aid Compatibility Act of 1988 (HAC Act) required that the...
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...
April 8, 2014 (Published)
The telephone network that we use today relies, in part, on the same system of copper wires that...
Cell Phone Unlocking FAQs
February 11, 2015 (Updated)
A new era of choice for cell phone users has begun, as all nationwide service providers have...
FCC Speed Test App Tip Sheet
September 4, 2013
Description and Purpose Q: What is Measuring Broadband America's mobile performance testing all...
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...