Ten-Digit Numbering and Emergency Call Handling Procedures for Internet-Based TRS
May 23, 2011 (Published)
Background Since December 31, 2008, persons with hearing and speech disabilities using Video...
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS)
January 28, 2015 (Updated)
Telecommunications Relay Service is a telephone service that allows persons with hearing or...
Speech-To-Speech Relay Service
October 20, 2014 (Updated)
Speech-to-Speech (STS) is one form of Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS). TRS is a service...
December 31, 2014 (Updated)
What Is broadband? Broadband or high-speed Internet access allows users to access the Internet and...
October 30, 2014 (Updated)
During emergencies, the importance of our country’s communications systems becomes clear. These...
Directory of Media Bureau Pages
October 18, 2011 (Published)
Keeping Your Telephone Number When Changing Service Providers
February 4, 2015 (Reviewed)
Under the Federal Communications Commission's "local number portability" rules, you can switch...
International Roaming: Using Your Mobile Phone in Other Countries
August 5, 2015 (Updated)
Before you travel abroad, find out if your mobile phone will work abroad. Mobile telephone...
900 Pay-Per-Call and Other Information Services
October 29, 2014 (Updated)
Due to complaints of widespread abuse involving calls to 900 numbers, or "pay-per-call" services,...
Internet Protocol (IP) Captioned Telephone Service
October 22, 2014 (Updated)
Background Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) allows persons with who are deaf, hard of...