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Comments due: December 2, 2020

Reply Comments due: December 17, 2020

On November 2, 2020, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) released a Public Notice inviting comment on a Petition for Further Clarification filed by ASL Services Holdings, LLC (Global VRS).  This Petition seeks clarification of the Commission’s rule prohibiting Video Relay Service (VRS) providers from offering or providing incentives for the purpose of encouraging individuals to register for or use the VRS provider’s service.

Interested parties may file comments by accessing the FCC’s Electronic Comment Filing System at https://www.fcc.gov/filings.  All filings must reference CG Docket Nos. 10-51 and 03-123.  People with disabilities who need assistance to file comments online at https://www.fcc.gov/filings may request assistance by email to FCC504@fcc.gov.

Public Notice:
URL:    https://www.fcc.gov/document/comment-sought-globalvrs-petition-vrs-incentives
Word:   https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-20-1302A1.docx
PDF:     https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-20-1302A1.pdf
Text:     https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-20-1302A1.txt

Petition for Further Clarification:
ASL Services Holdings, LLC d/b/a GlobalVRS, Petition for Further Clarification, CG Dockets 10-51 and 03-123 (filed Oct. 26, 2020), https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/1026131968459/ASL%20Services%20Holdings%2C%20LLC%20dba%20GlobalVRS%20Petition%20for%20Further%20Clarification%20%2010.26.20.pdf.

General information on TRS is available at https://www.fcc.gov/trs and on VRS at https://www.fcc.gov/vrs.  For further information on this item, please contact William Wallace, Disability Rights Office, FCC, at (202) 418-2716, or William.Wallace@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).


Thursday, January 21, 2021