Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)
October 8, 2014 (Updated)
Background Have you ever thought that, for emergency alerts to be distributed as quickly as...
FCC Speed Test App Tip Sheet
September 4, 2013
Description and Purpose Q: What is Measuring Broadband America's mobile performance testing all...
Internet Protocol Version 6: IPv6 for Consumers
July 16, 2014 (Updated)
What is IPv6? In order to connect devices over the Internet, each device must have an Internet...
Secure Web Navigation and Transactions
May 26, 2011 (Published)
Tips for Securing Your Online Surfing and Transactions Anti-virus and firewall programs protect...
International Calling from Wireless Providers, VoIP Services, and Smartphone Manufacturers
December 23, 2014 (Updated)
Information on wireless providers furnished by CTIA – The Wireless Association. Wireless...
Cybersecurity Tips For International Travelers
October 30, 2014 (Updated)
Be Aware1. When traveling internationally, in addition to taking your passport, take...
911 Wireless Services
December 5, 2014 (Updated)
The number of 911 calls placed by people using wireless phones has significantly increased in...
Wireless Devices and Health Concerns
March 12, 2014 (Updated)
Current Exposure Limits While there is no federally developed national standard for safe levels...
What Is a Toll-Free Number and How Does it Work?
April 3, 2014 (Updated)
Background Toll free numbers are numbers that begin with one of the following three-digit codes...
Understanding Wireless Telephone Coverage Areas
October 17, 2014 (Updated)
Background Wireless telephones work by communicating via radio waves using a system of base...