FCC Announces Date of Disability Advisory Committee Meeting: April 10

On March 7, 2019, the FCC released a Public Notice announcing the first meeting of the third term of the Disability Advisory Committee (DAC).  This meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time at the FCC’s headquarters, Room TW-C305 (Commission Meeting Room), 445 12th Street, S.W., …

FCC Reminder About Accessibility Recordkeeping and Contact Information Requirements

On March 6, 2019, the FCC released a Public Notice to remind service providers and equipment manufacturers to maintain records of their efforts to make their telecommunications services and equipment, advanced communications services and equipment, and Internet browsers built into mobile phones accessible to people with disabilities, as required by the FCC’s rules.   The …

FCC Acts to Improve Management of IP Captioned Telephone Service

On February 14, 2019, the FCC adopted a Report and Order, Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order on IP CTS, addressing matters not covered in the Commission’s June 2018 rulemaking document. In order to improve program management and enhance its ability to prevent TRS Fund waste, fraud, and abuse, the FCC amended its rules …

ASL SERVICES HOLDINGS, LLC DBA GLOBALVRS

ASL SERVICES HOLDINGS, LLC DBA GLOBALVRS. The Enforcement Bureau enters into a Consent Decree with Global regarding its failure to implement a reasonable verification process and non-compliance with the interoperability requirements. Action by: Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 2019-02-01 by Order/Consent Decree. (DA No. 19-28). EB. DA-19-28A1.docx DA-19-28A1.pdf DA-19-28A1.txt

FCC TO SUSPEND MOST OPERATIONS MID-DAY THURSDAY IN THE EVENT OF CONTINUED PARTIAL LAPSE IN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING.

FCC TO SUSPEND MOST OPERATIONS MID-DAY THURSDAY IN THE EVENT OF CONTINUED PARTIAL LAPSE IN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING. by News Release. OMR. DOC-355793A1.docx DOC-355793A1.pdf DOC-355793A1.txt FCC DECEMBER 2018 PLAN FOR ORDERLY SHUTDOWN DUE TO LAPSE OF CONGRESSIONAL APPROPRIATIONS. FCC December 2018 Plan for Orderly Shutdown Due to Lapse of Congressional Appropriations. Action by: OMD. Adopted: …

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 …

STRUCTURE AND PRACTICES OF THE VIDEO RELAY SERVICE PROGRAM; TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY SERVICES AND SPEECH-TO-SPEECH SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH HEARING AND SPEECH DISABILITIES

Order extending the at-home Video Relay Service call handling pilot program through April 30, 2019. (Dkt No 10-51 03-123). Action by: Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau. Adopted: 2018-10-31 by ORDER. (DA No. 18-1119). CGB. DA-18-1119A1.docx DA-18-1119A1.pdf DA-18-1119A1.txt