FCC Seeks Comment on Petition to Establish Ratemaking Methodology for IP Relay Service

Comments Date: December 7, 2018
Reply Comments Date: December 24, 2018

On November 7, 2018, the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a public notice seeking comment on a petition for rulemaking filed by Sprint, to establish a new ratemaking methodology for IP Relay service, a form of telecommunications relay service supported by the Interstate TRS Fund.

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 No. 03-123 and RM-11820. People with disabilities who need assistance to file comments online at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings may request assistance by email to FCC504@fcc.gov.

Links to the Public Notice:
URL: https://www.fcc.gov/document/petition-establish-ip-relay-ratemaking-methodology-public-notice
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-1137A1.docx
PDF: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-1137A1.pdf
Text: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-1137A1.txt

Link to Sprint’s Petition for Rulemaking:
PDF: https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/1101203244827/Sprint%20IP%20Relay%20Rate%20Petition%20-%20REDACTED%20%5BAS%20FILED%5D%20-%2011.1.2018.pdf

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). Individuals using a text teletypewriter (TTY) may call the FCC’s TTY number at (888) 835-5322.