Mobile Phone and Device Unlocking FAQs
February 21, 2014 (Published)
Consumers often question why they may not have the choice of using their existing mobile wireless...
FCC Speed Test App Tip Sheet
September 4, 2013
Description and Purpose Q: What is Measuring Broadband America's mobile performance testing all...
LPFM License Application Process - Frequently Asked Questions
November 15, 2013 (Updated)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will accept electronically filed low power FM (LPFM)...
Text-to-911: Quick Facts & FAQs
June 28, 2013 (Published)
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...
May 20, 2013 (Published)
Background A “sports blackout” is when a sports event that was scheduled to be televised is not...
Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)
February 27, 2013 (Published)
Background Have you ever thought that, for emergency alerts to be distributed as quickly as...
What You Need to Know About Text-to-911
January 22, 2013 (Published)
Text-to-911 is the ability to send a text message to reach 911 emergency call takers from your...
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Relief for Hurricane Sandy
November 1, 2012 (Published)
This page includes information on the extension of filing and regulatory deadlines as a result of...
How to Report a Lost or Stolen Mobile Device
November 2, 2012 (Published)
Have you lost your smartphone? Has someone stolen your tablet? Contact your service provider using...