The Dangers of Texting While Driving
May 24, 2011 (Published)
The popularity of mobile devices has had some unintended and even dangerous consequences. We now...
Emergency Alert System (EAS)
January 5, 2015 (Updated)
The Emergency Alert System is a national public warning system that requires TV and radio...
International Roaming: Using Your Mobile Phone in Other Countries
November 5, 2015 (Updated)
Before you travel abroad, find out if your mobile phone will work abroad. Mobile telephone...
Don't Fall for the 90# Telephone Scam
October 30, 2014 (Updated)
The old traditional (wired) phone scam involving the 90# buttons on your business telephone is...
Beware of Auto Warranty Scams
October 29, 2014 (Updated)
The FCC Consumer Center noticed an increase in complaints and inquiries from consumers who...
FCC's Review of the Broadcast Ownership Rules
July 30, 2014 (Updated)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sets limits on the number of broadcast stations (...
Public Safety Frequently Asked Questions
March 27, 2011 (Published)
711 for Telecommunications Relay Service
October 28, 2014 (Updated)
The Federal Communications Commission adopted use of the 711 dialing code for access to...
March 28, 2011 (Published)
Welcome to FCC.gov's Online Tutorials. These screencasts will walk you through certain functions...
How do I use Spectrum Dashboard? (Online Tutorial)
March 4, 2011 (Published)
This online tutorial demonstrates how to use Spectrum Dashboard: