The FCC's Payola Rules

October 25, 2016
Federal law and FCC rules require that employees of broadcast stations, program producers, program suppliers and others who, in exchange for airing...

Careless Dialing Could Cost You Money

October 25, 2016
Be careful when placing collect or other operator-assisted calls, or you or the party you’re calling may wind up paying more than you expected...

IP Relay Service

October 25, 2016
Internet Protocol Relay Service allows persons with a hearing or speech disability to use Telecommunications Relay Service through a computer or web-...

Mexico Collect Call Scam

October 25, 2016
The FCC has learned of a telephone scam that originates in Mexico and apparently targets people in Hispanic communities, or with Spanish surnames...
En Español

Loud Commercials on TV

October 25, 2016
FCC rules require TV stations, cable operators, satellite TV operators and other pay TV providers to ensure television commercial advertisements have...
En Español

TracFone Phone Unlocking Program

October 25, 2016
Millions of consumers use pre-paid cellphones through TracFone and its brands. The company has changed its policy to allow its customers – including...
En Español

Low Power FM Radio Scams

October 25, 2016
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has learned of scams that apparently target low power FM (LPFM) station applicants. Applicants report...
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