Telecommunications Consumer Tips and Info

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​​​​Cable/Sat​ellite Subscriber Rights​
Signing up for cable or satellite TV service can be confusing. Protect yourself by knowing your rights as a subscriber.
​​Cell Phones
​​Cellular telephones are evolving into versatile, powerful devices that can make life easier​ but not without costs and potential risks.

Cramming is the act of placing unauthorized charges on your phone bill. Slamming is switching your phone provider without permission.
DATCP regulates phone, cable, satellite and internet service for personal use, not business. State law prohibits unfair practices.