Carriers Struggle To Meet Portability Deadline
- Penalties hiked for caller ID fraud. Nagesh, Gautham // Hill;6/24/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 92, p10
The article reports on the new rules adopted by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission that increases the penalties for faking caller ID information in order to commit fraud or harm consumers.
- Address The Numbering Crisis. Sukawaty, Andrew // Wireless Week;08/16/99, Vol. 5 Issue 33, p41
Uncovers the problem of phone number shortage due to rapid growth of wireless communication systems in the United States. Steps on how the wireless industry and regulators can manage the crisis.
- Look Who's Calling. Kridel, Tim // Wireless Review;02/01/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p46
Discusses the benefits of a caller identification to (ID) subscribers of wireless communication systems in the United States. How a caller ID works; Details on the ability of the systems to deliver caller ID information. INSET: It's Dilbert Calling.
- FCC Tackles Numbering. // Wireless Week;03/20/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p8
Focuses on the move of the United States Federal Communications Commission to adopt measures to tackle the issue of numbering nationwide. Factors that influenced the commission's inquiry in numbering; Other plans of the commission.
- FCC decision on caller-I.D. should expand market. Philippidis, Alex // Westchester County Business Journal;5/15/95, Vol. 34 Issue 20, p3
Reports on the benefit to Cidco Inc. of a Federal Communications Commission regulation requiring local and long-distance companies to relay caller-identification information. Benefit of CI from increased use of caller-identification equipment.
- CTIA wants FCC ruling on call information. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;06/15/98, Vol. 17 Issue 24, p6
Reports that the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) has commissioned the United States Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to decide when call-identifying information should be given to law enforcement as it relates to the wiretap act. When the FCC is expected to rule on...
- What's my number? That's for me to know and for you not to find out. Wetli, Patt // America's Network;9/1/94, Vol. 98 Issue 17, p16
Reports on the effect of the US Federal Communications Commission mandate that transmits the name and number of originating callers come 1995. Issues on the intrusion of privacy; Commercial applications of the service; Information on caller identification.
- Much Ado About Numbers. Crowe, David // Wireless Review;05/15/99, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p48
Deals with the challenges faced by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to educate telecommunication industry on number conservation. Inefficiencies of billing systems of FCC; Why wireless carriers pay lip service under the rate-center concept.
- Look who's calling now. S.K.K.; Antonoff, Michael // Popular Science;Apr95, Vol. 246 Issue 4, p47
Reports that Caller ID is being restricted by the US Federal Communications Commission to calls originating from within a state. Negotiation between long distance carriers and a local phone company; Portion of the extra charges customers will pay to subscribe to Caller ID service.