Dial 211 for Essential Community Services
May 20, 2011 (Published)
In many states, dialing “211” provides individuals and families in need with a shortcut through...
Children's Educational Television
February 21, 2014 (Updated)
Background Recent data indicates that children in the United States on average spend more...
Calls Made From Payphones
March 31, 2014 (Updated)
Background In order to encourage competition and the continued availability of payphones,...
Cable System Encryption
February 24, 2014 (Updated)
Background The Commission recently decided that cable operators with all-digital systems may...
Antennas and Digital Television
March 11, 2014 (Updated)
Broadcast TV stations in the U.S. have switched from analog to digital transmissions. This Fact...
About the FCC
April 21, 2014 (Updated)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was established by the Communications Act of 1934 as an...
How to File a Complaint
August 9, 2014 (Published)
The Federal Communications Commission regularly receives complaints from consumers on a wide...
Frequently Asked Questions -- Attorney Honors Program
July 29, 2011 (Published)
Updated on August 1, 2014 Are non-U.S. citizens eligible for the program?...
For New Visitors: Finding Information About Radio and Television Stations on the FCC Web Site
June 26, 2014 (Updated)
License Renewal Applications for Radio Broadcast Stations
June 18, 2014 (Reviewed)
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