2015 Section 251 Wireline Network Changes

January 14, 2016
All FCC Section 251 Wireline Network Change Public Notices are referenced in the Daily Digest . Copies may be obtained during regular business hours...

What You Need to Know About Text-to-911

December 22, 2015
Text-to-911 is the ability to send a text message to reach 911 emergency call takers from your mobile phone or device. In the future, text-to-911...

Text-to-911: Quick Facts & FAQs

December 22, 2015
Today most consumers cannot reach 911 by sending a text message from their wireless phone. In limited areas of the United States , however, it is now...

Low Power FM (LPFM) Radio

December 22, 2015
The FCC has a special class of radio licenses called Low Power FM Radio (LPFM) to create opportunities for new voices to be heard on the radio. The...

Captioning of Internet Video Programming

December 10, 2015
Closed captioning is the visual display of the audio portion of video programming. Captioning provides access to individuals who are deaf or have...

Complaints About Broadcast Journalism

November 30, 2015
The FCC receives a wide variety of comments and complaints from consumers about whether networks, stations, news reporters and/or commentators give...

Amber Alerts

November 24, 2015
Amber alerts are broadcast and text-like messages sent to enabled wireless phones to notify the public of missing or kidnapped children believed to...

711 for Telecommunications Relay Service

November 24, 2015
Telecommunications Relay Services permit persons with a hearing or speech disability to use the telephone system via a text telephone (TTY) or other...
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