Finding Charities to Believe In

Scammers count on Americans' good will after natural disasters such as Hurricane Florence. If you get a cold call asking for a donation, check the charity's legitimacy before offering your credit card number.


Veterans Targeted in Benefits Scams

Veterans who receive calls or messages claiming to be from "veterans services" should have their guard up. Scammers are attempting to steal personal and financial info using caller ID spoofing.


Consumer Guides

Avoid Bill SurprisesWhat is caller ID spoofing and how does it work? Get helpful tips about what you can do if you think you're being spoofed.

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TV Channel Transition

Find out what channels are changing in your area, when the changes will occur and what you should do to ensure a smooth transition.

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Getting Connected to Broadband

Broadband improves lives for people of all ages, from connecting far-flung family members and friends to providing easy online access to a virtual world of goods and services. The FCC provides information about how - and why - you can Get Connected.


Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau

The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau develops and implements the FCC's consumer policies and serves as the agency's connection to the American consumer.