FCC Public Notice – Volume Control on Wireline Phones
FCC Issues Public Notice: Regarding Volume Control on Wireline Phones
On July 19, 2013, the FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau released a Public Notice seeking comments on a petition for rulemaking filed by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). TIA requested the Commission to update its technical standard for volume control on wireline phones to allow people with hearing disabilities to achieve a more consistent experience when using amplification on these phones.
Comment Date: August 19, 2013
Reply Comment Date: September 19, 2013
Links to the Public Notice:
For additional information, please contact Elaine Gardner, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Disability Rights Office, (202) 418-0581, or email at Elaine.Gardner@fcc.gov.
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