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Telephone Information

Do Not Call List

Avoid Telemarketing Calls by registering your phone number on either the Pennsylvania Do Not Call List or the National Do Not Call Registry.

Lifeline

The FCC and NARUC announced the Lifeline Across America initiative to Raise Awareness of Lifeline and Link-Up Programs (PDF File).

Lifeline – There are low income assistance programs for telephone service. Click here for specific information for most local telephone company customers.

For more information about Lifeline, call the PUC at 1-800-692-7380.

other Telephone Related Items

OCA Answer – Petition of Windstream Pennsylvania, LLC for BFRR Deployment Extensions Relating to Carrier Servicing Areas in the Albion, Coalport, Conneautville, Rimbersburg, Rockland, Rural Valley, Shippenville, and Sigel Exchanges, Docket No. P-2011-2248534 (pdf), July 13, 2011.

Petition of the Pennsylvania Telephone Association for Order to Expand the Base of Contributing Carriers to the Pennsylvania Universal Service Fund to Include Wireless Carriers and VoIP Providers, Docket Number: P-2010-2217748, January 20, 2011.

FCC Broadband Speed Tip Sheet, June 1, 2010.

Comments of the Office of Consumer Advocate, filed in the Global NAPS Petition for Declaratory Ruling and Alternative Petition for Preemption to the Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and Maryland State Commissions, Docket # 10-60 (pdf), Tuesday, April 2, 2010.

Comments of the Office of Consumer Advocate, filed in the Relief Plan for the 717 NPA proceeding, Docket No. P-2009-2136951 before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (pdf), Tuesday, February 23, 2010.

Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate

555 Walnut Street
5th Floor Forum Place
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1923

Phone: 717-783-5048
Toll Free: 800-684-6560
Fax: 717-783-7152
Email: consumer@paoca.org

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