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-...
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...
Surcharges for International Calls to Wireless Phones
October 20, 2014 (Updated)
Consumers should be aware that placing an international long distance call from your wireline...
Subscriber Signal Quality Standards
December 30, 2014 (Reviewed)
The FCC has technical quality standards that define a basic quality of service that cable...
Protecting Your Wireless Network
May 20, 2011 (Published)
Benefits and Risks of a Wireless Network Many consumers and small businesses use wireless (Wi-Fi)...
Service Options for Satellite Television Subscribers
February 24, 2014 (Reviewed)
Summary Subscribers to satellite television service today have options for receiving broadcasts...
Wireless Devices at Gas Stations
March 12, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background The Federal Communications Commission has been alerted to reports and rumors that...