Wireless Devices and Health Concerns
March 12, 2014 (Updated)
Current Exposure Limits While there is no federally developed national standard for safe levels...
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...
VoIP and 911 Service
December 31, 2014 (Updated)
Portable interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services can be used from virtually any...
The V-Chip: Putting Restrictions on What Your Children Watch...
October 9, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background The V-chip allows parents or other caregivers to block programming on their...
Understanding Wireless Telephone Coverage Areas
October 17, 2014 (Updated)
Background Wireless telephones work by communicating via radio waves using a system of base...
Troubleshooting Guide for Digital-to-Analog Converter Boxes and Digital Televisions
March 11, 2014 (Updated)
Background The digital television (DTV) transition refers to the switch from analog to digital...
Understanding Your Telephone Bill
March 31, 2014 (Updated)
Background Consumers are sometimes confused by the various charges and items on their monthly...
Avoiding Bill Shock on Your Mobile Phone
December 30, 2014 (Updated)
Without automatic usage alerts, it can be hard to know when you're running up a high wireless bill...
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-...
The Open Internet
May 24, 2011 (Published)
Background One of the most important features of the Internet is its openness: It uses free,...