5G: The Future of Wireless Internet

Wireless technology continues to evolve and each new generation brings enhanced speeds and services for consumers. Over the past decade, Americans have transitioned from 3G to 4G service on many of their mobile devices. Wireless providers continue to improve and invest in 4G networks, but they also are now deploying the next major advancement in wireless technology – 5G or 5th generation.  Learn what consumers need to know in our 5G FAQ.

 

Call For Action Team Gets Results: Dead Tree Threatening Road Removed

The Call For Action team at WBRC in Birmingham, Alabama was able to get results for a concerned citizen who was worried about  dead tree leaning against phone or cable lines and over a scenic but well-traveled road.  He estimated that the tree had been that way for at...

Scam Alert: Fake Kidnappers Try to Scare You Into Sending Money

Our Colorado Springs partners at KKTV report on the story of a woman who received a terrifying phone call that turned out to be a scam.  When she picked up the phone, she heard crying on the other end for “Mommy.”  Immediately, she feared it could be her...

Cable Customers Surprised by Double Charges

Our Buffalo partners at WIVB report on the story of a woman whose double charge turned out to be part of a pattern.  The woman manually pays her bill every month, rather than setting up auto-payment.  One month, she noticed two identical charges in the same month for...

Preserving consumers’ choice in purchasing contact lenses

In this Of Consuming Interest interview, Pete Sepp, a member of the Coalition for Contact Lens Consumer Choice, discusses proposed changes to the rules that give consumers the ability to shop around for eyewear and to have refractive eye exams and renew prescriptions...