Children's Educational Television

November 3, 2015
Recent data indicates that children in the United States on average spend more than three hours a day watching television. This invited “guest” into...

Choosing Cable Channels

November 3, 2015
How are channels chosen for cable television services? With a few exceptions, cable television systems have the right to offer whatever channels they...

Children's Internet Protection Act

November 3, 2015
The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was enacted by Congress in 2000 to address concerns about children's access to obscene or harmful...

Cell Phone Unlocking FAQs

November 3, 2015
A new era of choice for cell phone users has begun, as all nationwide service providers have fully implemented policies that allow their customers to...

Cell Phone Fraud

November 3, 2015
Cellular fraud is defined as the unauthorized use, tampering or manipulation of a cellular phone or service. At one time, cloning of cellular phones...

Calls Made From Payphones

November 3, 2015
In order to encourage competition and the continued availability of payphones, Congress in 1996 required that payphones no longer be regulated. The...

Radio Call-In or Shock Jock Programs

November 3, 2015
Consumers often complain to the FCC about call-in radio programs. They most often object to the subject matter being discussed, or the accuracy or...

Call Splashing

November 3, 2015
What is call splashing? When you place a long-distance call from a public phone (a payphone, hotel, or airport phone, for example) your call may be...
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