• Full Title: Transition from TTY to Real-Time Text Technology; Petition for Rulemaking to Update the Commission's Rules for Access to Support the Transition from TTY to Real-Time Text Technology and Petition for Waiver of the Rules Requiring Support for TTY Technology
  • Document Type(s): R&O/NPRM
  • Bureau(s): Public Safety and Homeland Security, Consumer and Governmental Affairs, Wireless Telecommunications

Amended the rules to facilitate a transition from text telephone (TTY) technology to real-time text (RTT) as a reliable and interoperable universal text solution over wireless Internet protocol (IP) networks for people with hearing and speech disabil

FCC Record: FCC-16-169A1_Rcd.pdf

Document Dates

  • Released On: Dec 16, 2016
  • Effective On: Feb 22, 2017
  • Adopted On: Dec 15, 2016
  • Issued On: Dec 16, 2016
  • Comment: Feb 22, 2017
  • Reply Comment: Mar 24, 2017