FCC Rules for Political Calls and Texts

Are you getting calls and texts from political campaigns? While campaign #robocalls and texts are generally exempt from Do Not Call list restrictions, there are specific rules campaign callers must follow. Learn more about FCC rules for political calls and texts.


Communicating During an Emergency

Communicating can be challenging during power outages caused by severe weather. Learn how to prepare for such emergencies and what to do when outages occur: FCC/FEMA Emergency Communications Tips



Bogus COVID-19 Tests and Pharmacy Offers

As the race for effective COVID-19 treatments and vaccines intensifies, scammers continue preying on our hopes and fears in attempts to steal insurance information, money or both. Get tips to help you avoid scam offers for unapproved antibodies tests or "pre-approved" medications and supplies from scam pharmacies.


Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

988 to Become National Suicide Prevention Hotline by July 2022: Click to learn more



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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Remember to Rescan

TV channels may have recently changed in your area. Learn what you should do to ensure you're receiving all available channels. What to Watch For | Remember to Rescan


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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. Learn more about how you can - and why you should - 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.