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


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 disabilities

Document Type: R&O/NPRM

FCC Record: FCC-16-169A1_Rcd.pdf

Bureau(s): Wireless Telecommunications, Consumer and Governmental Affairs, Public Safety and Homeland Security


Document Dates

Released On: Dec 16, 2016

Comment: Feb 22, 2017

Adopted On: Dec 15, 2016

Issued On: Dec 16, 2016

Document Numbers

DA/FCC: FCC-16-169