Game-changing service for disability telecommunication access launches

An accessible telecoms project has been launched in a bid to fight the growing information gap on accessible services for people with disability.

The service, hailed an Australian first, was officially launched on Tuesday by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) and will provide information via a hotline and interactive website about the accessibility features of fixed and mobile handsets, teletypewriters, and the accessories which make them usable for people with disability.

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Topics:
Aids, Equipment, Technology

Author:
Maggie Coggan

Source:
Pro Bono News

Date published:
Tue 22nd Jan, 2019