Full Title

Access to Telecommunications Equipment and Services by Persons with Disabilities; Petition for Rulemaking Filed by the Telecommunication Industry Association Regarding Hearing Aid Compatibility Volume Control Requirements, et al


The Commission proposes to update hearing aid compatibility (HAC) standards, make the wireline HAC rule applicable to VoIP, adopt a wireless handset volume control rule, and streamline HAC standards setting while providing for consumer input

Document Type: Statement

Bureau(s): Office of Commissioner O'Rielly, Consumer and Governmental Affairs

Related Document(s):
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Hearing Aid Compatibility Standards NPRM


Document Dates

Released On: Oct 30, 2015

Issued On: Oct 30, 2015

Document Numbers

DA/FCC: FCC-15-144