Protecting the right for Americans with hearing loss to access the technology they need to communicate.
The Clear2Connect Coalition is a group of organizations from across the U.S. working together to protect the right for Americans with hearing loss to communicate via Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS), also known as captioned telephone service.
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News & Updates
Clear2Connect Coalition Strongly Opposes FCC Decision to Certify IP Captioned Telephone Service Using Only Automatic Speech Recognition
WASHINGTON, DC, May 7, 2020 - Given safety and health guidelines in place due to COVID-19, it is more important than ever for people who are deaf and hard of hearing to be able to communicate effectively using the phone. However, the Federal Communications...
In late April, Clear2Connect Coalition members met virtually with legal advisors to FCC Chairman Pai, Commissioner Carr, and Commissioner O'Rielly to advocate for the protection of access to Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS), also known as...