FCC Launches Direct Video Communication Access to Help Consumers Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
June 11, 2014
The FCC has unveiled a new type of support service specifically designed for consumers who are deaf...
Hurricane Season’s Coming: 11 Practical Tips to Help You Stay Connected When Disaster Strikes
May 27, 2014
When an emergency occurs, most of us reach for the phone to check on loved ones and, if needed,...
Looking Back, Moving Forward
May 23, 2014
This weekend, we celebrate Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer and, more important, a time...
How Older Americans Can Stay Safe, Stay Healthy and Stay Connected
May 19, 2014
Why are many older Americans still hesitant to buy mobile phones, tablets or other devices, access...
Protecting Consumers in the Transition from Copper Networks
May 7, 2014
A unanimous Commission held in January that the technology transitions currently underway are a...
Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)
October 8, 2014 (Updated)
Background Have you ever thought that, for emergency alerts to be distributed as quickly as...
E-Labeling Deserves Serious Consideration
April 25, 2014
Wireless devices have changed substantially over the last two decades. Consumers have...
3.5 GHz: New Ideas in the “Innovation Band”
April 23, 2014
In a speech last month at the Brookings Institution, the Chairman issued a challenge – let...
Technology Transitions and Public Safety Workshop and Online Forum
April 16, 2014
Technology transitions, in the telecommunications sector, are already happening, and they will...
On the Rise: Regulating Through Pilot Programs
April 10, 2014
From the good work of my staff, take a look below at the recent trend to fund pilot projects at the...