Proposed FCC Action Threatens Future VRS Services


The Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness has asked people to “Save My VRS.”  Sorenson initiated the “Save My VRS” campaign in response to proposed regulations from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  The FCC has proposed to replace Video Relay Service (VRS) with Smart TV’s and IPADs, and those are not designed for deaf and hard of hearing people.  They also plan to replace the free VRS equipment with paid equipment.  We don’t get free installation service like we do now.  To let FCC know what you think about the changes, go to .

 

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