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What’s The TRS-URD and Why Do You Care?

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What’s The TRS-URD and Why Do You Care?

Keep your ClearCaptions service active and available. The TRS-URD makes it possible. TRS-URD? What does it mean? What does it do? Where is it from?… Read More

What is the TRS Fund and How Does It Benefit You?

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What is the TRS Fund and How Does It Benefit You?

“TRS.” Although it might look like a typo, this simple acronym (spelled out as “Telecommunications Relay Service”) bears the good news of accessibility in communication… Read More

FEDERAL LAW PROHIBITS ANYONE BUT REGISTERED USERS WITH HEARING LOSS FROM USING INTERNET PROTOCOL (IP) CAPTIONED TELEPHONES WITH THE CAPTIONS TURNED ON. IP Captioned Telephone Service may use a live operator. The operator generates captions of what the other party to the call says. These captions are then sent to your phone. There is a cost for each minute of captions generated, paid from a federally administered fund.