Hang Up on High Public Pay Phone Rates

November 4, 2015
Consumers who make calls away from home should be aware that the long distance and local rates charged from payphones and phones in other public...

Mobile Wallet Services Protection

November 4, 2015
Consumers are increasingly using their smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices as "mobile wallets" to pay for goods and services, downloading...

Getting Broadband

November 4, 2015
What Is broadband? Broadband or high-speed Internet access allows users to access the Internet and Internet-related services at significantly higher...

Dial 211 for Essential Community Services

November 3, 2015
In many states, dialing “211” provides individuals and families in need with a shortcut through what may be a bewildering maze of health and human...

Complaints About Broadcast Advertising

November 3, 2015
The FCC receives numerous complaints from consumers about broadcast advertising. These complaints concern a wide variety of issues, including: the...

Closed Captioning on Television

November 3, 2015
Closed captioning displays the audio portion of a television program as text on the TV screen, providing a critical link to news, entertainment and...
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