The Federal Communications Commission is hosting consumer education events this week in La Crosse, Tomah, DeForest and Portage. During their visits, consumer education specialists plan to meet with community leaders and groups to share information and resources regarding robocalls, spoofing and other scam alerts.
Additional discussion topics will include:
- Slamming, cramming and other issues related to consumer phone bills
- The Broadcast Television Transition, and how consumers may be affected
- Promoting online access, including broadband service
- Protecting mobile devices from loss or theft
- How to file complaints and comments with the FCC
Reporters interested in a one-on-one meeting with the senior official on the tour, Keyla Hernandez-Ulloa, Deputy Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, should contact Mike Snyder at (202) 418-0997, Michael.Snyder@fcc.gov; or Eduard Bartholme, (202) 418-1463, Eduard.Bartholme@fcc.gov.
La Crosse – 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 26
La Crosse Public Library
Tomah – Noon, Thursday, June 27
Kupper Ratsch Senior Center
DeForest – Noon, Friday, June 28
DeForest Senior Center
Portage – 3 p.m., Friday, June 28
Portage Public Library