HLAA Works on Greater Access to HAC Phones

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HLAA Works on Greater Access to HAC Phones

Wed, 12/10/2014

In November 2014, representatives from HLAA, TDI, and Gallaudet University met with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) staff in the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau to discuss hearing aid compatible (HAC) wireless phones. At that meeting we were able to report on the results of our HAC Survey: “Can You Hear Me Now, Revisited,” as well as compare that to a similar HAC survey released in 2011. 

More than 800 people responded to our recent HAC Survey. Thanks to those people, we were able to provide the FCC with information about the experiences of consumers who have tried to purchase a hearing aid compatible mobile phone. 

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