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Comment Date:  January 25, 2019

Reply Comment Date:  February 11, 2019

On December 21, 2018, the FCC released a public notice seeking comment on a petition filed by General Motors Holding LLC (GM).  GM’s petition asks to waive certain minimum functionality requirements for a real-time text (RTT) chat application that will be used in its autonomous-vehicle ride-hailing service. 

Interested parties may file comments by accessing the Electronic Comment Filing System at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings.  All filings must reference GN Docket No. 15-178.  People with disabilities who need assistance to file comments online at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings may request assistance by email to FCC504@fcc.gov

Links to the Public Notice:

URL:  https://www.fcc.gov/document/general-motors-petition-partial-waiver-rtt-requirements  
Word:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-1301A1.docx   
PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-1301A1.pdf  
Text:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-1301A1.txt   

Link to the General Motors Petition for Waiver:

URL:  https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filing/1211251984697

General information about RTT is available at https://www.fcc.gov/real-time-text.  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).  Individuals using a text teletypewriter (TTY) may call the FCC’s TTY number at (888) 835-5322.

Updated: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019