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The Commission has released a tentative agenda for the November Open Commission Meeting scheduled for 10:30 am on Thursday, November 15, 2018.  As part of the agenda, the Commission will consider a Report and Order that will address hearing aid compatibility (HAC) reporting and website posting requirements for wireless service providers.

News Release:
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-354771A1.docx  
PDF: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-354771A1.pdf
Text: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-354771A1.txt

Draft Text of Wireless Report and Order:
PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-354782A1.pdf
Text:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-354782A1.txt

The meeting will be held in the Commission Meeting Room (TW-C305), 445 12th Street S.W., Washington, DC., is open to the public, and will be streamed live on the Internet with open captioning at https://www.fcc.gov/general/live.  Visit this webpage for more information:   https://www.fcc.gov/news-events/events/2018/11/november-2018-open-commission-meeting

Reasonable Accommodations:  Open captioning and on-site sign language interpreting services will be provided for this event.  Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request, such as tactile interpreting services.  Requests for such accommodations should be submitted via e‐mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or by calling the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-810-0444 (videophone), or 202-418-0432 (TTY).  Such requests should include a detailed description of the accommodation needed.  In addition, please include a way the FCC can contact you if we need more information.  Please allow as much advance notice as possible; last‐minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.

For more information about the topic of hearing aid compatibility, please visit this webpage: www.fcc.gov/general/hearing-aid-compatibility-and-volume-control.  For specific questions about this draft item, please contact Weiren Wang, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, (202) 418-7275, e-mail Weiren.Wang@fcc.gov, and Michael Rowan, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, (202) 418-1883, e-mail Michael.Rowan@fcc.gov.  For those using videophones and fluent in American Sign Language, you may call the ASL Consumer Support Line at 844‐432‐2275.

Updated: 
Friday, September 13, 2019