Fighting International Spoofing

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai explains the importance of the FCC's proposed new rules banning illegal spoofed text messages and international calls. (News Release, 2/14/19) If you think you've been the victim of a spoofing scam, you can file a complaint with the FCC. Watch the video | Download the transcript


Watch Out for Consumer Phone Scams

The FCC monitors reports about phone scams that use illegal robocall technology and caller ID spoofing tactics and shares information about these types of scams with consumers. Read through our collection of FCC Consumer Help Center Posts 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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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.

What to Watch For | Remember to Rescan | Consumer FAQs


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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.