[MIC] Telephone Relay Service came into law

On 1st December 2020, a bill to launch a telephone relay service that will enable people with hearing difficulties to place calls via online assistants came into law. The MIC had sought public comments regarding the bill from 19th September to 19th October 2020 and reflected these in the related policies. The MIC has started accepting applications for designation of telephone relay service providers and of telephone relay service support organizations.

For more details, please visit the following links (Japanese Only):https://www.soumu.go.jp/menu_seisaku/ictseisaku/telephonerelay/shiryo1.html