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On October 30, 2019, the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) of the FCC released an Order extending the video relay service (VRS) at-home call handling pilot program through April 30, 2020, or the effective date of an FCC decision regarding at-home call handling, whichever occurs first. 

Links to Order:
URL:  https://www.fcc.gov/document/vrs-home-call-handling-pilot-program-extension-waiver  
Word:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-1121A1.docx    
PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-1121A1.pdf  
Text:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-1121A1.txt  

General information about TRS is available at https://www.fcc.gov/general/telecommunications-relay-services-trs.  For further information, please contact Michael Scott, Disability Rights Office, CGB, at (202) 418-1264 or Michael.Scott@fcc.gov.  Individuals who use videophones and are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at (844) 432-2275 (videophone).  TTY users may call the FCC’s TTY number at (888) 835-5322.

Updated: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019