Emergency Planning for Satellite Carriers
February 15, 2011
Disaster preparedness and recovery planning is designed to reduce the disruption of essential...
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...
Cramming - Unauthorized Charges on Your Phone Bill
May 25, 2011 (Published)
Cramming Settlement for Consumers Announced Dec. 19, 2014: The FCC, along with the FTC and...
Protecting Your Privacy
March 31, 2014 (Updated)
Background In today’s environment where numerous entities collect and store personal information...
International Roaming: Using Your Mobile Phone in Other Countries
October 22, 2014 (Updated)
Before you travel abroad, find out if your mobile phone will work abroad. Mobile telephone...
Lifeline: Promoting Telephone Subscribership on Tribal Lands...
May 10, 2011 (Published)
Lifeline is a government benefit program that provides discounts on monthly telephone service for...
May 19, 2011 (Published)
What is call splashing? When you place a long-distance call from a public phone (a payphone, hotel...
900 Pay-Per-Call and Other Information Services
October 29, 2014 (Updated)
Due to complaints of widespread abuse involving calls to 900 numbers, or "pay-per-call" services,...
Wireless Phones and the National Do-Not-Call List
March 3, 2015 (Updated)
Placing telemarketing calls to wireless phones is - and always has been - illegal in most cases....
Unwanted Telephone Marketing Calls
December 30, 2014 (Updated)
Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the FCC has rules in effect that address unsolicited...