Operation of Wireless Microphones

November 6, 2015
As of June 12, 2010, all operations of wireless microphones (and similar devices certified as “low power auxiliary stations”) operating in...

Spam: Unwanted Text Messages and Email

November 6, 2015
Spam – or unwanted messages to email accounts and texts to mobile phones and other mobile devices – can be intrusive and costly. FCC rules protect...

'One Ring' Wireless Phone Scam

November 5, 2015
The FCC has learned of a phone scam targeting wireless consumers. Some wireless consumers receive calls from phone numbers with three-digit area...

About the FCC

November 5, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was established by the Communications Act of 1934 as an independent U.S. government agency and is...
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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...

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...
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