Affordable Connectivity

The Affordable Connectivity Program helps students in eligible households get home internet access that is critically important for success. Learn more about ACP in our back-to-school tips.

Find out if your household qualifies for ACP and how you can enroll in the program: Visit AffordableConnectivity.gov.

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Coming Soon

  • Outreach Grants: Notice of Funding Opportunity to be announced this fall.
  • Pilot Programs: Your Home, Your Internet and ACP Navigator programs will facilitate and assist with ACP enrollment.

Hurricanes Fiona & Ian

Chairwoman Rosenworcel updates public about FCC efforts in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Fiona.

Find daily communications status reports and more information: fcc.gov/fiona | fcc.gov/ian

Tips for communicating during an emergency, including how to prepare for a power outage: fcc.gov/emergency

Huracanes Fiona e Ian

Jessica Rosenworcel, presidenta de la FCC, actualiza información sobre los esfuerzos de apoyo a Puerto Rico tras recalada del huracán Fiona. 

Encuentre informes diarios sobre el estado de las comunicaciones y mas información: fcc.gov/fiona | fcc.gov/ian

Vea consejos para comunicarse en situaciones de emergencia, incluyendo cómo prepararse ante posibles cortes del suministro eléctrico. Y descargue anuncios de utilidad pública en español: fcc.gov/emergencia

 

Robotext Scams Are on the Rise

Like robocalls, texts can be spoofed to mask the originating number. And watch out for "wrong number" text scams, which may be originating from chat bots. Click to learn more.

File a Complaint: When you get an unwanted call or text, please file an informal complaint with the FCC. Doing so helps inform our policy decisions as well as our investigations.

 

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

"988" is the new three-digit, nationwide phone number you can call or text to connect directly with mental health professionals at a national network of crisis centers. 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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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.