Be on High Alert for Coronavirus Vaccine Scams

With distribution of approved COVID-19 vaccines underway, scammers are trying to capitalize on the rollout. Anyone calling or texting and offering a vaccine or an appointment in exchange for payment is a scammer. Get more tips to avoid these vaccine related-scams.

Love & Appiness: Avoiding Romance Scams

Social distancing may make finding a new sweetheart difficult. Dating apps may seem like an attractive option, but make sure you know the warning signs of romance scams before you swipe.

 

Businesses Can Avoid Having Legitimate Calls Blocked

Phone companies and their partner service providers look for suspicious calling patterns to proactively block unwanted and illegal calls. The FCC shares best practices to help legitimate businesses avoid having their calls blocked or labeled as spam by mistake: Call Blocking Tools and Resources

 

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Consumer FAQ: What Is 5G?

5G networks are launching across the US. Beyond new applications and improved user experiences, what will the network upgrade mean for consumers? Learn more about what the 5G future holds.

Plan Ahead for 3G Sunset

If you have a 3G phone, you should prepare for when mobile service providers begin phasing out their 3G cellular networks and service.

 

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.