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...
En Español

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...

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...
E.g., 06/28/2017
E.g., 06/28/2017