Another Win for Consumers
May 27, 2015
Few things rankle consumers as much as unwanted calls and texts. Thanks to the passage of the...
FCC Rural Outreach Initiative on Consumer Issues
May 22, 2015
The FCC's Rural Outreach Initiative team will be making stops in Kansas and Missouri in June,...
Serving America's Public Safety Telecommunicators
April 14, 2015
This week (April 12-18) is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, when the nation...
FCC Rural Tour – California Central Valley
March 20, 2015
Staff from the Consumer and Government Affairs Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission will...
Celebrating National Consumer Protection Week
March 2, 2015
This week, March 1-7, 2015, the FCC is celebrating National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW),...
Wireless Providers Fulfill Commitment to let Consumers Unlock Mobile Phones
February 11, 2015
One year ago, the FCC announced a voluntary commitment among a number of mobile wireless service...
Closing the 911 Location Accuracy Gap
December 17, 2014
Earlier this year, the Commission proposed rules to help first responders better locate indoor...
Closing the Digital Divide in Rural America
November 20, 2014
High-speed Internet access has become fundamental to modern life, whether we’re on the job,...
Technology Transitions: Consumers Matter Most
October 31, 2014
This past January, the Commission unanimously adopted an order to speed technology transitions for...
Hearing Aid Compatibility for Wireline and Wireless Telephones
October 30, 2014 (Updated)
Wireline Telephones The Hearing Aid Compatibility Act of 1988 (HAC Act) required that the...