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Comments Date: December 7, 2018

Reply Comments Date:  December 24, 2018

On November 7, 2018, the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a public notice seeking comment on a petition for rulemaking filed by Sprint, to establish a new ratemaking methodology for IP Relay service, a form of telecommunications relay service supported by the Interstate TRS Fund.

Interested parties may file comments by accessing the Electronic Comment Filing System at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings.  All filings must reference CG Docket No. 03-123 and RM-11820.  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/petition-establish-ip-relay-ratemaking-methodology-public-notice
Word:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-1137A1.docx
PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-1137A1.pdf
Text:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-1137A1.txt

Link to Sprint’s Petition for Rulemaking:
PDF:  https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/1101203244827/Sprint%20IP%20Relay%20Rate%20Petition%20-%20REDACTED%20%5BAS%20FILED%5D%20-%2011.1.2018.pdf

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).  Individuals using a text teletypewriter (TTY) may call the FCC’s TTY number at (888) 835-5322.

Updated: 
Friday, September 13, 2019