The official national emergency telephone number in the U.S. is 911. It connects people directly with essential emergency medical, fire, and law enforcement services.
Millions of people use hearing aids or cochlear implants. They rely on cell phones that are compatible with their hearing aids to ensure clear communication.
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology is increasingly popular. It allows consumers to make phone calls over an internet connection.
Today, high-speed internet access, commonly referred to as broadband, is essential.
Net neutrality is the principle that all data that travels over internet networks should be treated the same. Without it, internet providers can act as gatekeepers of the internet.
People with all types of disabilities benefit from access to data and communications technology. This includes sensory, physical, speech-related, and cognitive disabilities.
Television is a source of news and entertainment for millions of people. In recent years, many consumers have begun “cutting the cord.” They receive programming online via streaming services.
Affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy is essential to health, safety, and well-being.
Affordable energy for home heating and cooling is essential to the health and safety of older adults.
Home energy costs are a major expense for U.S. households. Price increases have a greater impact on older consumers, especially those with fixed incomes and households with lower incomes.