Title IV of the Americans with Disabilities Act (Section 255) | Federal Communications Commission

Telecommunications services for hearing-impaired and speech-impaired individuals codified at 47 U.S.C. § 225.
(a) Definitions

As used in this section–

(1) Common carrier or carrier

The term “common carrier” or “carrier” includes any common carrier engaged in interstate communication by wire or radio as defined in section 153 of this title and any common carrier engaged in intrastate communication by wire or radio, notwithstanding sections 152(b) and 221(b) of this title.

(2) TDD

The term “TDD” means a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, which is a machine that employs graphic communication in the transmission of coded signals through a wire [...]

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