Consumer Options for Selecting Cable Channels and the Tier Buy-Through Prohibition
June 1, 2011 (Published)
Q: Who determines the programming services that are available on a cable television system?...
Over-the-Air Reception Devices Rule
May 31, 2011 (Published)
Preemption of Restrictions on Placement of Direct Broadcast Satellite, Broadband Radio Service, and...
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...
VoIP and 911 Service
December 31, 2014 (Updated)
Portable interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services can be used from virtually any...
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...
Unauthorized Equipment Sold on the Internet and in Publications
March 31, 2014 (Reviewed)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) receives many complaints about alleged illegal (non-...
The FCC's Payola Rules
February 24, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background Federal law and FCC rules require that employees of broadcast stations, program...
Amber Plan (America's Missing Broadcast Emergency Response)
July 16, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background The AMBER Plan, a feature of the Emergency Alert System (EAS), aids in the rescue of...