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.

 

Senior Pictures Recovered After Photographer’s Store Closes

Our partners at KTVI’s Contact 2 in St. Louis, Missouri were able to help a high school student in need.  After getting his senior pictures taken with a local photographer, the student’s family called to inquire about picking up the printed photos.  They...

Solved: City Replaces Driveway Pavement After 2 Years

A frustrated citizen reached out to our partners at WTOL Call 11 For Action in Toledo, Ohio for help with a damaged driveway.  More than 2 years prior, the city had repaired a water line, necessitating the removal of one of the concrete slabs in his driveway.  The...

Are the apps on your phone safe?

In this Of Consuming Interest interview, Steve Pociask of the American Consumer Institute discusses the use of apps on your devices, their vulnerabilities to hacking, and the things consumers can do to protect their personal information....

Email Scams: How to Protect Yourself

Our partners at WBZ in Boston report on a type of scam that has cost consumers billions.  In this case, a man was arranging home renovations with a legitimate company.  What he didn’t realize was that a hacker had intercepted his communications.  Once the man...