Updated Conference Information!

By | 2018-06-22T17:19:03+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Categories: News|

Hey, potential TEDPA 2018 Conference Sponsors!  The updated registration form has been posted and the 2018 Sponsors Conference Packet will be available shortly.  Registration forms, membership forms, and conference packets will also be available shortly for state members as well.  Meanwhile, check out the list of area attractions, dining options, sports schedules and more that have [...]

FCC Approves Action to Reform Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS)

By | 2018-06-16T17:37:37+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: News|

On June 7, 2018, the FCC adopted a Report and Order, Declaratory Ruling, Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and Notice of Inquiry addressing Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS), a form of telecommunications relay service (TRS). The Report and Order revises the rate methodology used to compensate IP CTS providers, sets interim IP CTS provider [...]

FCC Takes Action to Accelerate Wireline Broadband Deployment

By | 2018-06-16T17:34:42+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: News|

On June 7, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a Second Report and Order addressing the replacement of legacy voice and data services with advanced technologies. In addition, the FCC eliminated the requirement for carriers to notify customers about certain changes that might impact their equipment, because safeguards are already in place.  These safeguards include requirements to ensure that covered [...]

FCC Seeks Comment on ITTA Petition for Declaratory Ruling

By | 2018-06-09T17:24:56+00:00 June 9th, 2018|Categories: News|

Comments Due:  June 18, 2018 Reply Comments Due:  July 3, 2018   On May 18, 2018, the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) of the Federal Communications Commission released a Public Notice seeking comment on a Petition filed by ITTA requesting a ruling that it is permissible for a telephone company to include telecommunications relay services in the [...]