Kennard signals hearing-aid mandate for phones

Weaver, Heather Forsgren
December 2000
RCR Wireless News;12/11/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 50, p18
Trade Publication
Reports that U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman William Kennard has made hearing-aid compatible digital wireless phones mandatory. Need for the hearing aids; Issue over hearing-aid compatibility raised by the Wireless Access Coalition in June 1995; Action taken by FCC Chairman Reed Hundt, in 1995, to find a solution for delay in deployment of hearing-aid compatible mobile phones.


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