Beware of Post-Hurricane 'Charity' Scams

Scam artists count on the good will of Americans, and it's the scammers' business to appear legitimate. So before offering up your credit card number or writing a check, do your homework.


Phone Scams Target New Medicare Cardholders

Medicare is transitioning to new cards that no longer use beneficiaries' Social Security numbers as account numbers. Be alert for scammers calling pretending to be Medicare representatives, using caller ID spoofing to mask their identity.


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.

Learn More

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.

Interactive Map | Remember to Rescan | Consumer FAQs


Get Connected Poster Download thumbnail image

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.