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CAC, TRS 3-way calling, Captioning Exemption

To: Consumer Contact List
From: Karen Peltz Strauss, RERC-TA
Re: Consumer Contact List - CAC, TRS 3-way calling, Captioning exemption
Date: December 1, 2004

1. Consumer Advisory Committee - The FCC's Consumer Advisory Committee, which has a disability access subgroup, has been renewed for another 2 years:

CONSUMER ADVISORY COMMITTEE ADDRESSES HOMELAND SECURITY AND DTV ISSUES AT NOVEMBER 19 MEETING; COMMITTEE RECHARTERED FOR ANOTHER TWO YEAR TERM.
News Release. News Media Contact: Rosemary Kimball at (202) 418-0511,
email: Rosemary.Kimball@fcc.govc CGB. Contact Scott Marshall at
(202) 418-2809, email: Scott.Marshall@fcc.gov, TTY: (202) 418-0179
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2. Three Way Calling - The FCC is seeking comment on the expiration of its waiver on 3-way calling for TRS. Comments are due on December 17, and replies are due on December 30. (Public Notice URL is listed below.)

Released: 11/30/2004. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION SEEKS COMMENT ON EXPIRATION OF WAIVER OF THREE-WAY CALLING REQUIREMENT FOR PROVIDERS OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY SERVICES (TRS). (DA No. 04-3709). (Dkt No 98-67, 03-123) This Public Notice seeks comment on expiration of waiver of the three-way calling requirement for providers of TRS. Comments Due: 12/17/2004. Reply Comments Due: 12/30/2004.
CGB. Contact: Dana Jackson at (202) 418-2247, email:
Dana.Jackson@fcc.gov, TTY: (202) 418-7898
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3. Closed Captioning Waiver Request - Televicentro has petitioned the FCC for a waiver that would allow it to apply captioning on some of its early morning news programming toward its captioning obligations. (URL for Notice of request is listed below.)

Released: 11/30/2004. PETITION FOR LIMITED WAIVER OF CLOSED CAPTIONING REQUIREMENTS FOR SPANISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMMING CSR 6448. (DA No. 04-3710). MB. Contact: Sonia Greenaway-Mickle or Steve Garner at (202) 418-7200; TTY: (202) 418-7172
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