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Public Notice on Speed of Answer; Snowden leaving FCC; & Quarterly Complaint Report

To: Consumer Contact List
From: Karen Peltz Strauss, RERC-TA
Re: Consumer Contact List - FCC Public Notice on Speed of Answer; Snowden leaving FCC; Quarterly Complaint Report
Date: February 17, 2005

1. FCC releases request for comment on VRS answer speed - The FCC has requested the public to comment on a number of issues related to how quickly video relay service calls should be answered. Comments are due on February 25, 2005 and reply comments are due on March 4, 2005. A link to the public notice is listed below.

Released: 02/08/2005. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION SEEKS ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON THE SPEED OF ANSWER REQUIREMENT FOR VIDEO RELAY SERVICE (VRS). (DA No. 05-339). (Dkt No 98-67,03-123) Pleading Cycle Established. Comments Due: 02/25/2005. Reply Comments Due: 03/04/2005. CGB.
Contact: Gregory Hlibok, e-mail:
Gregory.Hlibok@fcc.gov, TTY: (202) 418-0431
<http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-05-339A1.doc>
<http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-05-339A1.pdf>
<http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-05-339A1.txt>

2. Dane Snowden to depart FCC - Dane Snowden, Chief of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, has announced that he will leave the FCC in March. There is no immediate word of his replacement.

3. FCC releases quarterly report on informal inquiries and complaints - The following report on informal inquiries and complaints, prepared by the FCC's Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, includes disability issues:

QUARTERLY REPORT ON INFORMAL CONSUMER INQUIRIES AND COMPLAINTS RELEASED. The Commission released its report on the inquiries and complaints processed by the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau during the first quarter of calendar year 2004. News Release. News
Media Contact: Rosemary Kimball at (202) 418-0511, email:
Rosemary.Kimball@fcc.gov CGB. Contact Thomas Wyatt at (202) 418-1400
<http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-256718A1.doc>
<http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-256718A1.pdf>
<http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-256718A1.txt>

QUARTERLY REPORT ON INFORMAL CONSUMER INQUIRIES AND COMPLAINTS RELEASED. The Commission released its report on the inquiries and complaints processed by the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau during the second quarter of calendar year 2004. News Release. News
Media Contact: Rosemary Kimball at (202) 418-0511, email:
Rosemary.Kimball@fcc.gov CGB. Contact Thomas Wyatt at (202) 418-1400
<http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-256719A1.doc>
<http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-256719A1.pdf>
<http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-256719A1.txt>
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