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In the U.S., the FCC and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration regulate use of radio-frequency spectrum to help ensure there's enough available for 5G networks, satellites, and everything else.
Emergency alerts can provide lifesaving information. FEMA manages the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, allowing public safety agencies to send alerts to cell phones, radios, and TVs during natural disasters or other emergencies.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on Internet and electronic dial-up bulletin board system (BBS) activities in the executive branch of the federal government, focusing on: (1) fiscal year (FY) 1994 through 1996 expenditures for Internet and BBS activities; (2) the number of...