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Juliet England: As a call to my hospital showed, some people just don’t get Text Relay

March 10, 2015

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Ah, the old textphone. Great giver of communication and transformer of unintelligible sound into understandable, readable words. I do love […]

Deaf News: ‘Next generation’ text relay service goes live

October 6, 2014

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Ofcom have announced that deaf people and people with speech impairments should now be able to hold faster, more fluent […]

Deaf News: Ofcom launch official enquiry into BT over Text Relay delay

June 25, 2014

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Communications regulator Ofcom have launched an official enquiry into BT over their delay in providing a replacement telephone service for […]

Deaf News: Ofcom could fine BT over Next Generation Text Relay delay

June 18, 2014

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BT has been warned by the communications regulator Ofcom that it could be financially penalised for a delay in making […]

Deaf News: Ofcom approves BT’s ‘Next Generation’ Text Relay service

March 6, 2014

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Ofcom has today approved BT’s enhanced text relay service, representing a significant step in improving telephone calls for consumers with […]

Deaf News: Ofcom set to approve first improved ‘text relay’ service

November 28, 2013

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Ofcom today took a significant step towards improving telephone calls for disabled consumers by proposing to approve BT’s enhanced text […]

Deaf News: BT launch plans for next generation text relay service

August 29, 2013

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Plans are being unveiled for BT’s new next generation text relay service. BT is introducing alternatives to the 18002 prefix, […]

William Mager: As of today, TalkByText is dead. So why not try Aupix’s TCPhone software?

March 1, 2013

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I discovered Action on Hearing Loss’s TalkByText Service a year or so ago. It was a service which allowed you […]

Deaf News: Ofcom says telecommunications providers must make next generation text relay service available to deaf customers

October 18, 2012

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A new and improved ‘text relay’ service must be made available to people with hearing and speech impairments by all […]

Sarah Lawrence: Is Text Relay holding deaf people back?

October 15, 2012

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Is it me, or is Type Talk and it’s new incarnation Text Relay, something that belongs to a bygone age? […]