What Is a Toll Free Number and How Does it Work?
August 5, 2015 (Updated)
Toll free numbers are numbers that begin with one of the following three-digit codes: 800, 888,...
License Renewal Applications for Radio Broadcast Stations
June 18, 2014 (Reviewed)
FAQ on Proposals to Expand Consumer Access to Inflight Mobile Services
May 25, 2011 (Published)
Q: What has the FCC proposed? The FCC has proposed rules that, if adopted, would give airline...
Understanding Wireless Telephone Coverage Areas
October 17, 2014 (Updated)
Background Wireless telephones work by communicating via radio waves using a system of base...
Use of TTY Devices with Digital Wireless Phones
January 5, 2015 (Reviewed)
Text telephone devices (TTYs or TDDs) are used by people with hearing or speech disabilities to...
Troubleshooting Guide for Digital-to-Analog Converter Boxes and Digital Televisions
March 11, 2014 (Updated)
Background The digital television (DTV) transition refers to the switch from analog to digital...
Understanding Your Telephone Bill
February 4, 2015 (Updated)
Consumers sometimes find various charges and items on their monthly wireline or wireless...
Unauthorized Radio Operation
December 31, 2014 (Updated)
Federal law generally prohibits the "use or operation of any apparatus for the transmission of...
Avoiding Bill Shock on Your Mobile Phone
December 30, 2014 (Updated)
Without automatic usage alerts, it can be hard to know when you're running up a high wireless bill...
Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries (E-Rate)...
December 18, 2014 (Updated)
The Schools and Libraries program, also known as the E-rate program, makes telecommunications and...