Low Power FM Radio Scams

October 25, 2016
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has learned of scams that apparently target low power FM (LPFM) station applicants. Applicants report...

Loud Commercials on TV

October 25, 2016
FCC rules require TV stations, cable operators, satellite TV operators and other pay TV providers to ensure television commercial advertisements have...
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Choosing Cable Channels

October 25, 2016
How are channels chosen for cable television services? With a few exceptions, cable television systems have the right to offer whatever channels they...
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TracFone Phone Unlocking Program

October 25, 2016
Millions of consumers use pre-paid cellphones through TracFone and its brands. The company has changed its policy to allow its customers – including...
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IP Relay Fraud

October 25, 2016
The Federal Communications Commission has received informal complaints that people without disabilities, who are posing as deaf or hard of hearing...
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Sports Blackouts

October 25, 2016
A sports blackout is when a sports event that was scheduled to be televised is not aired in a particular media market. This blackout may prevent...
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