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FCC Releases New Rules for Use of Toll Free Telephone Numbers for iTRS
On August 4, 2011, the Commission adopted rules to improve assignment of telephone numbers for use of Internet-based relay service (iTRS), including video relay service (VRS). In this Report and Order, the Commission aims to promote the use of geographically appropriate local numbers and to ensure that the deaf and hard-of-hearing community has access
to toll free telephone numbers that is equivalent to access enjoyed by the hearing community.
For the Report and Order, please see: