Filing an Informal Complaint

November 4, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission gives consumers the opportunity to file informal complaints about problems with the communications services...
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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...

Cable System Encryption

November 3, 2015
Background The Commission recently decided that cable operators with all-digital systems may encrypt their services. This will let cable operators...

FAQs about Junk Faxes

February 17, 2015
Unsolicited advertisements sent to your fax machine are sometimes called "junk faxes." In most cases, FCC rules under the Telephone Consumer...

Obscene, Indecent and Profane Broadcasts

December 30, 2014
It is a violation of federal law to air obscene programming at any time or indecent programming or profane language from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Congress...

Household Broadband Guide

October 30, 2014
Use the chart below to compare minimum download speed (Mbps) needs for light, moderate and high household use with one, two, three or four devices at...

Information on Each Section of Form 477

September 26, 2014
Fixed Broadband Deployment: Terms | Formatting Info | Sample File | Excel Template | Resources and Options for Generating Fixed Broadband Deployment...
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