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On January 12, 2015, the FCC extended the deadlines for submitting comments and reply comments on updating the Commission's hearing aid compatibility (HAC) rules for wireless handsets.  The new deadlines are:

Extended Comment Filing Deadline:  February 5, 2015
Extended Reply Comment Filing Deadline:  February 20, 2015

On November 21, 2014, the Wireless Telecommunication Bureau and the Consumer and the Governmental Affairs Bureau released a Public Notice requesting updated information to assess whether the Commission’s HAC rules for wireless handsets effectively meet the needs of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Order extending the deadlines:
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Original Public Notice seeking comment:
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Updated: 
Friday, October 28, 2016