Video Relay Services
May 25, 2011 (Published)
Background Video Relay Service (VRS) is a form of Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) that...
Video Descriptions and the Digital Television Transition
October 8, 2014 (Reviewed)
IF YOU USED VIDEO DESCRIPTIONS TO ACCESS ANALOG TELEVISION PROGRAMMING, YOU SHOULD BE AWARE OF...
License Renewal Applications for Radio Broadcast Stations
June 18, 2014 (Reviewed)
Use of TTY Devices with Digital Wireless Phones
January 5, 2015 (Reviewed)
Text telephone devices (TTYs or TDDs) are used by people with hearing or speech disabilities to...
Unauthorized Equipment Sold on the Internet and in Publications
March 31, 2014 (Reviewed)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) receives many complaints about alleged illegal (non-...
Use of Toll-Free Numbers for Video and IP Relay Service
October 8, 2014 (Updated)
Background Since November 2009, all Video Relay Service (VRS) and Internet Protocol (IP) Relay...
Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries (E-Rate)...
December 18, 2014 (Updated)
The Schools and Libraries program, also known as the E-rate program, makes telecommunications and...
Rural Health Care Pilot Program
May 24, 2011 (Published)
Background The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) established the Rural Health Care Pilot...
The FCC's Payola Rules
February 24, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background Federal law and FCC rules require that employees of broadcast stations, program...
Ten-Digit Numbering and 911 Calls for Internet-Based TRS: What They Mean for Users
May 23, 2011 (Published)
FCC rules require persons with hearing and speech disabilities using Video Relay Service or...