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Hearing Aids and Cell Phones

Hearing Aids and Cell Phones – Compatibility Guide There is now great news for individuals with Hearing Aids or a cochlear implant who wish to buy or use a Cell Phone. New rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) require cell phone makers and service providers to make phones work better for people using hearing aids and cochlear implants. These rules require: Less static Less interference Better telecoil connections How do I find out if a cell phone is hearing Aid compatible? Look at the label – New Rules require that hearing Aid Compatible Cell Phones should be labeled with the “HAC” Tag! To find out if a cell phone is hearing aid compatible (HAC), look for the label in one of these places:…