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Summaries of Recent FCC Proceedings

DTV, HAC, CAC, VoIP, VRS certification and end of wireless analog service (October 24, 2007)

DTV Transition and Education, Must Carry, CAC, Captioning Rules, VRS Contracts (September 19, 2007)

IP relay, TRS rates, HAC, VRS provider ruling (June 22, 2007)

Consumer Advisory Committee, Hurricane Katrina Panel, captioning on DTV (June 19, 2007)

VoIP Accessibility Order, Analog Service Sunset Upheld (June 18, 2007)

Captioning Exemptions; HAC Exemptions; IP captioned telephone; CGB Biennial Review (February 22, 2007)

Comments of the Technology Access Program in the Matter of Section 68.4(a) of the Commission's rules Governing Hearing Aid Compatible Telephones; WT Docket No. 06-203 (January 12, 2007)
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IP captioned telephones; hearing aid compatibility; VRS emergency access; Hands On certification (January 2, 2007)

New Chief of CGB; AT&T/BellSouth Merger; Access to Emergency Programming (January 2, 2007)

FCC extends comment period on Captioning Exemptions; Seeks Comments for Wireless Bureau HAC Report; Reviews TRS and HAC Rules as Part of Regulatory Flexibility Review; Clarifies that ASL-Spanish VRS must be provided 24/7; Holds Summit on E-9-1-1 Disability issues; Enters Consent Decree with FOX on Emergency Access  (November 28, 2006)

CAC Meeting; Captioning Exemptions (October 27, 2006)

CAC Meeting; AT&T/BellSouth Merger; FCC Staff Changes (October 25, 2006)

Emergency and Captioning Issues (October 3, 2006)

FCC TRS/VRS Rate Proceedings; Reminder on Access to Emergency TV Programming; Section 255 POC; Hurricane Katrina panel (August 7, 2006)

Miscellaneous FCC Items (June 19, 2006)

VRS Interoperability; IP relay/VRS Misuse; Snap Certification; NECA rates (May 15, 2006)

FCC Open Meeting; Meeting US Dept. of State (May 1, 2006)

CAC Meeting; ASL-Spanish VRS; FCC Staff Changes, Lifeline-Link-up Program; New FCC Bureau; Closed Captioning Exemptions (March 20, 2006)

Miscellaneous Reports (March 6, 2006)

Comments of RERC on Telecommunications Access in the Matter of: Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities:  Access to Emergency Services, CG Docket No. 03-123., Filed February 22, 2006.

Comments of WGBH National Center for Accessible Media and RERC on Telecommunications Access in the Matter of: Review of the Emergency Alert System, EB Docket No. 04-296, FCC 05-191.  Filed January 24, 2006.

New FCC Commissioner (January 4, 2006)

Captioning news; VRS Uniform Numbering (January 3, 2006)

2 Summaries of FCC proceedings on Emergency Access (December 20, 2005)

VRS Emergency Access; New category of eligible VRS and Internet Relay Providers; CC exemption request (December 12, 2005)

Telecommunications company mergers (November 21, 2005)

VRS and Internet relay emergency access; Comments on CapTel (November 21, 2005)

Captioned Telephone; Closed Captioning; EAS; Commissioner changes; Quarterly Report; legislative update (November 17, 2005)

Hearing aid compatibility wireless ruling; Katrina emergency television programming; VRS versus VRI; NECA proposed allocation factor for inbound 2-line CapTel; Video Mail and ASL-Spanish VRS
(September 12, 2005)

New Broadband Rulings, Wireless HAC Waiver (August 22, 2005)

TRS Ruling (July 29, 2005)

New FCC rules on VRS and CapTel; VoIP E911; captioning issues
(July 28, 2005)

New FCC rules on VRS, CapTel, NPRM on CC, Emergency Preparedness Meeting (July 19, 2005)

July 14 open meeting; VoIP E911 access, new TRS rates, wireless HAC rules; captioning; brand X decision (July 7, 2005)

VoIP E911; Wireless HAC rules; Captioning; Section 255 contacts; TRS complaint logs (June 23, 2005)

Summary of FCC Reconsideration Decision on Wireless HAC Issue (June 14, 2005)

Captioning items, VoIP, new CGB service, CAC  (June 3, 2005)

FCC Ruling on Emergency Calls through VoIP; Congressional Activities (May 22, 2005).

FCC Staff Changes; New Proposed Compensation Rates for TRS, STS, and VRS. (May 11, 2005)

Petition on Interoperability; Miscellaneous FCC items (March 18, 2005)

IP Ruling Overturned; CAC Members Chosen (March 13, 2005)

Jay Keithley CGB Chief; CGB Quarterly Report on Complaints and Inquiries (March 4, 2005)

Interoperability Interoperability; 3-Way Calling Order; TV Station Forfeitures; Speed of Answer  (March 2, 2005)

FCC PN on Speed of Answer; Snowden leaving FCC; Quarterly Complaint Report (February 17, 2005)

TRS/VRS Marketing Practices; Denial of closed captioning exemption
(January 30, 2005)

FCC Chairman Powell to Leave Commission (January 25, 2005)

CAC Application Deadline Reminder (January 13, 2005)

Revised rates for TRS and VRS (January 10, 2005)

2-line Captioned  Phone, Captioning Exemption, CAC recharter
(December 24, 2004)

CAC, TRS 3-way calling, Captioning Exemption (December 1, 2004)

VoIP and CAC Agenda (November 22, 2004)

Emergency Access (November 7, 2004)

NOD Universal Design Conference; Petitions for exemption from relay contributions (October 27, 2004)

November 2004 FCC Consumer Advisory Committee; CC exemptions
(October 24, 2004)

FCC Petitions; Emergency Preparedness; Section 255 Complaint (October 18, 2004)

Captioning Program Logs (September 23, 2004)

Comment dates set for TRS FNPRM (September 1, 2004)

Verizon Section 255 Settlement (August 30, 2004)

Emergency Alert System (August 13, 2004)

EAS, CC exemption denied, ADA recognition by FCC, VoIP Legislation
 (August 9, 2004)

Coin Sent Paid Public Notice; VoIP Legislation (July 28, 2004)

TRS, Speech-to-Speech, Localism (July 13, 2004)

Summary of June 2004 TRS Order, Petition for Video Mail (July 12, 2004)

Comments of the RERC on Telecommunications Access Submitted
to the FCC on May 28, 2004 In the Matter of IP-Enabled Services,
WC Docket No. 04-36  (July 12, 2004)

TRS Orders; Section 255 Contacts; Captioning Exemptions (June 30, 2004)

California Localism Hearings (June 21, 2004)

Internet Relay Fraud & Inquiry on Captioning/DVS (June 19, 2004)

TRS, VRS, and Captioning Issues (June 16, 2004)

TRS -- Item on FCC Agenda and Complaint Reports; Captioning Exemptions (June 8, 2004)

Emergency Accessibility - TV (May 29, 2004)

CAC Meeting, Localism Hearings, Biennial Review (May 21, 2004)

Localism Hearings in South Dakota (May 18, 2004)

NECA Payment Formula, Agenda for May 7th Summit (May 5, 2004)

EAS Rules, Captioning Petition, FCC VoIP Summit, Lifeline & Link-up
(May 2, 2004)

FCC VoIP Summit (April 24, 2004)

New VoIP ruling on AT&T service (April 23, 2004)

Four Captioning Exemption Requests (April 18, 2004)

HOVRS Petition; Sununu VoIP bill; Captioning Exemption Petitions (April 6, 2004)

VoIP Proceeding, Powell Remarks; Captioning Exemptions (March 31, 2004)

FCC Consumer Advisory Committee Agenda 03-26-04

VoIP Summit, Broadband, & Captioning Petitions (March 16, 2004)

VoIP, Localism Hearings, HAC &, Volume Control (March 15, 2004)

Wireless HAC, Homeland Security Summit, CAC, VoIP-Pulver Decision
(February 27, 2004)

TRS Order: 3-Way calling, VoIP, Captioning  (February 25, 2004)

February VoIP Hearing (February 23, 2004)

VoIP NPRM and Pulver Petition (February 17, 2004)

Part 22 Recon Order and Internet Working Group Summit (February 13, 2004)

VoIP Proceedings and Captioning Petition Withdrawn (February 6, 2004)

Updates on VoIP, localism hearing, and movie captioning (January 31, 2004)

Localism Hearings; Captioning Exemption Petitions (January 22, 2004)

Closed Captioning Benchmarks (January 7, 2004)

Section 255 Complaint (January 6, 2004)

Localism Hearing in San Antonio, Texas  (December 19, 2003)

Captioning Exemption Petition (December 9, 2003)

New FCC Internet Working Group (December 2, 2003)

VoIP Forum Agenda (November 26, 2003)

December 1, 2003 VoIP Forum; CGB Reports (November 22, 2003)

Notice of December 1, 2003 VoIP Forum (November 6, 2003)

Summary of Petitions - Reconsideration of HAC Rules (November 4, 2003

Consumer Contact List -- Petition on VoIP (October 31, 2003)

FCC Consumer Advisory Committee Meeting (October 21, 2003)

NPRM on TRS and Speech-to-Speech (August 15, 2003)

Three petitions released for public comment:
Legal Interpreting on VRS, VRS Cost Recovery, 
and Sprint 900 Services
(August 15, 2003)

Wireless HAC Order (August 15, 2003)

CapTel Order and Captioning Exemption Requests (August 10, 2003)

TRS Certifications/ADA Recognition (July 18, 2003)

Emergency Programming Reminder (July 18, 2003)

TRS Certifications (July 17, 2003)

Digital Wireless HAC Proceeding (July 11, 2003)

TRS Cost Recovery Order (July 1, 2003)

TRS and Speech-to-Speech Report and Order (June 23, 2003)

TRS Items -- State Certification and Complaint Logs (May 19, 2003)

NECA Relay Adjustments (May 8, 2003)

Telephone Consumer Protection NPRM (March 25, 2003)

New FCC "Accessibility Handbook" Available (March 13, 2003)

Applications for TRS Certification (January 21, 2003)

Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Extension of 
time for comments
  (November 20, 2002)

Analog Service   (September 30, 2002)

TTY Access to Wireless Services  (August 27, 2002)

TRS Access for Emergency Calls (July 29, 2002)

CTIA Petition  (May 17, 2002)

IP-Relay  (May 15, 2002)

Cable Modem Service  (April 23, 2002)

Wireline Broadband  (March 22, 2002)

E-Rate Certification  (March 5, 2002)

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