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FCC Adopts Real-Time Text Proposed Rulemaking

May 10 2016

On April 28, 2016 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a proposal to utilize real-time text (RTT) to ensure that people with disabilities who rely on text to communicate have accessible and effective telephone access.

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Hearing Aid Prices Under Pressure from Consumer Electronics

May 2 2016
The cost of hearing aids has long been a major issue for those with hearing loss, especially given the lack of coverage by most insurance companies. Hearing aid cost can be a significant deterrent for people who want to seek help for their hearing loss. As a result, the consumer electronics industry has become more involved in this.  We are seeing a variety of lower cost products such as PSAPs (Personal Sound Amplification Devices) frequently coming on the market.
 

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