March 3, 2015 (Updated)
Robocalls are unsolicited prerecorded telemarketing calls to landline home telephones, and all...
International Long Distance Calling Made Simple Tip Sheet
July 27, 2011 (Published)
1. Check with your long distance service provider to find out how to dial internationally from...
Over-the-Air Reception Devices Rule
May 31, 2011 (Published)
Preemption of Restrictions on Placement of Direct Broadcast Satellite, Broadband Radio Service, and...
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...
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...
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...