Rhode Island Relay services are provided by Sprint under contract agreement with Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission.
Rhode Island Relay is funded by surcharge established through a Commission Order in R.I.P.U.C. Docket No. 2046, pursuant to Rhode Island General Law 39-1-42.

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RELAY CONFERENCE CAPTIONING

Participants can follow along with the dialogue by reading it on-screen as it is spoken and captioned.
TWO PARTICIPATION OPTIONS:
  1. A text entry window is provided for you to type to your captioner. Your comments/questions will be spoken on your behalf by the captioner at the earliest break in the discussion or otherwise where appropriate. As the captioner is speaking on your behalf, you will see your original text to the captioner added to the real-time streaming display.
     
  2. If you prefer to speak directly into the discussion or conference call, please join the audio conference bridge provided for all participants.

RCC PARTICIPANT PREFERS TO TYPE:

Captioner joins audio conference bridge, listens and transcribes conference call.
Deaf/hard of hearing RCC participant reads the conference call captioning using a computer, tablet or mobile device.
The RCC participant types their responses and sends via “Message to Captioner”.
Captioner reads aloud the RCC participant’s responses to conference call participants.

RCC PARTICIPANT PREFERS TO SPEAK:

Captioner joins audio conference bridge, listens and transcribes conference call.
Deaf/hard of hearing RCC participant reads the conference call captioning using a computer, tablet or mobile device.
The RCC participant speaks directly to conference call participants through the conference bridge.