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FCC Seeks Comment on General Motors Petition to Waive Some Real-Time Text Requirements

January 2, 2019
Source: Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Comment Date: January 25, 2019
Reply Comment Date: February 11, 2019

On December 21, 2018, the FCC released a public notice seeking comment on a petition filed by General Motors Holding LLC (GM). GM’s petition asks to waive certain minimum functionality requirements for a real-time text (RTT) chat application that will be used in its autonomous-vehicle ride-hailing service.

Interested parties may file comments by accessing the Electronic Comment Filing System at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings. All filings must reference GN Docket No. 15-178. People with disabilities who need assistance to file comments online at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings may request assistance by email to FCC504@fcc.gov.

Links to the Public Notice:
URL: https://www.fcc.gov/document/general-motors-petition-partial-waiver-rtt-requirements
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-1301A1.docx
PDF: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-1301A1.pdf
Text: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-1301A1.txt

Link to the General Motors Petition for Waiver:
URL: https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filing/1211251984697

General information about RTT is available at https://www.fcc.gov/real-time-text. For further information, please contact Michael Scott, Disability Rights Office, CGB, at (202) 418-1264 or Michael.Scott@fcc.gov. Individuals who use videophones and are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at (844) 432-2275 (videophone). Individuals using a text teletypewriter (TTY) may call the FCC’s TTY number at (888) 835-5322.

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https://www.fcc.gov/document/general-motors-petition-partial-waiver-rtt-requirements


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