Federal Communications Commission
The Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, regulates communications by television, radio, satellite, wire, and cable.Their jurisdiction covers all 50 states, U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. They are an independent government agency that was created in 1934. They regulate any kind of communication which includes anything that emits radio waves including:
- Remote controlled toy or appliance
- Garage door control
- Credit card swiping
- Wireless computer messages
Federal Communications Commission definition by Webster's New World
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a U.S. federal agency whose duty is to regulate communication by telephone, telegraph, radio, TV, cable TV, and satellite
Federal Communications Commission definition by Wiktionary
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- US wireless regulatory authority. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating Interstate and International communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable.