On August 6, 2018, the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) of the FCC released a public notice seeking comment on:
• Sprint’s petition for clarification, or in the alternative, reconsideration of the 2018 IP CTS Declaratory Ruling on the use of automatic speech recognition; and
• Sprint’s petition for reconsideration of interim compensation rates established in the 2018 IP CTS Report & Order. Sprint requests that the Commission freeze the rate at the prior $1.9467 level, pending resolution of the compensation issues raised in this proceeding.
On August 28, 2018, CGB released a public notice announcing that oppositions to Sprint’s petitions must be filed on or before September 7, 2018, and replies to these oppositions must be filed on or before September 17, 2018.
Interested parties may file comments by accessing the Electronic Comment Filing System at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings. All filings must reference CG Docket Nos. 03-123 and 13-24. People with disabilities who need assistance to file comments online at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings may request assistance by emailing FCC504@fcc.gov.
Comments Due Date: September 7, 2018
Reply Comments Due Date: September 17, 2018
August 6 Public Notice:
August 28 Public Notice:
Report and Order, Declaratory Ruling, Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and Notice of Inquiry:
General information about TRS is available at https://www.fcc.gov/general/telecommunications-relay-services-trs. For further information, please contact Michael Scott, Disability Rights Office, CGB, at (202) 418-1264 or Michael.Scott@fcc.gov. Individuals who use videophones and are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at (844) 432-2275 (videophone). TTY users may call the FCC’s TTY number at (888) 835-5322.