Comments due:  January 10, 2022
Reply Comments due:  January 18, 2022

On December 29, 2021, the FCC released a public notice seeking comment on a petition filed by Sorenson Communications, LLC (Sorenson), requesting a declaratory ruling that video relay service (VRS) providers may recover the costs associated with field staff performing service-related tasks.

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

Public Notice:

Sorenson’s Petition: 

General information about VRS is available at  For further information about the item, please contact Michael Scott, Disability Rights Office, Consumer and Governmental Bureau, at 202-418-1264, or  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).

Wednesday, December 29, 2021