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)
Understanding Wireless Telephone Coverage Areas
October 17, 2014 (Updated)
Background Wireless telephones work by communicating via radio waves using a system of base...
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...
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...
Subscriber Signal Quality Standards
December 30, 2014 (Reviewed)
The FCC has technical quality standards that define a basic quality of service that cable...
Protecting Your Wireless Network
May 20, 2011 (Published)
Benefits and Risks of a Wireless Network Many consumers and small businesses use wireless (Wi-Fi)...
Wireless Devices at Gas Stations
March 12, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background The Federal Communications Commission has been alerted to reports and rumors that...
Distribution, Sale and Use of Wireless Microphones Operating in the 700 MHz Band Prohibited
January 31, 2014 (Updated)
As of June 12, 2010, use of wireless microphones (and similar devices certified as “low power...