Section 255 Further Notice of Inquiry
September 29, 1999- re-opened by VoIP Proceeding

  • Coverage of IP telephony under Section 255

  • Access issues associated with IP telephony – the extent to which TTY

tones can be transmitted effectively in a packet switched environment

  • Efforts companies are taking to make IP telephony services and

equipment accessible

  • To what extent do these technologies needed to be subject to the same

disability access requirements as traditional telephony facilities?

  • Are there steps that the Commission needs to take to ensure that people

with disabilities who use interconnected VoIP service can access E911


Comments due August 15, 2005; reply comments due September 12, 2005.

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