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Comments Due:  July 31, 2020

Reply Comments Due:  August 17, 2020

On July 1, 2020, the FCC invited public comment on three petitions requesting an extension of the FCC’s deadline of June 30, 2020 to deploy real-time text on IP-based voice mobile networks.

Public Notice:

Petition of Competitive Carriers Association on behalf of six members:

Petition of East Kentucky Network d/b/a Appalachian Wireless:

Petition of United States Cellular Corporation:

General information on RTT and the transition from TTY to RTT is available at  For further information, please contact Bill Wallace, Disability Rights Office, CGB, at (202) 418-2716, 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, July 1, 2020