The new VRS rates per minute set for the July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011 period are as follows:
Video Relay Service Rates
Tier One: $6.2390
Tier Two: $6.2335
Tier Three: $5.0668.
IP (Text) Relay: $1.2985
Traditional TRS: $ $2.0256.
Captioned Telephone Services (traditional and IP-based): $1.6951
Speech to Speech (STS): $3.1566
The FCC also sought comments and ideas on how to develop an appropriate long-term reimbursement methodology and comments other issues such as outreach, certification process, research and development and development and distribution of videophones.