We all know that it’s long past time to update the federal Lifeline program, which provides telephone subsidies to low income people. We all are looking forward to have FCC support broadband service. But we also need to ask the feasibility of having a program like this. Is it enough to have the program for
Monthly Archives: March 2015
Taking off from where we left the first part of the blog, we are back with another post, detailing about other options for the hard of hearing segment of society. We detailed out how some mobile phones when used near some hearing devices (hearing aids and cochlear implants), users may sense a buzzing, whining, or
Section 254 of the Communications Act created a national policy that all Americans should have full and equal access to telecommunications services. The term “all” includes, of course, Americans who are deaf or hard of hearing. The Universal Service Fund makes it possible for people residing in remote and rural locations, as well as in
Not everyone is eagerly waiting for their phone to ring. For some of us, it is just too much of a task. You guessed it right…we are talking about hearing-impaired people around us. Did you know not all phones work well with hearing aids? Does this means that you should be away from the phones?
Here are interesting things you may or may not know, about daylight saving time. American inventor and politician Benjamin Franklin wrote a satirical essay, “An Economical Project for Diminishing the Cost of Light,” suggesting the idea of daylight saving time. He published the essay in the Journal de Paris in April 1784. The idea was