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Speedway Wireless

A different type of service. Now, instead of spending valuable time trying to contact big cellular retailers, only to spend more time waiting on hold, you’ll get what you need – a way to stay connected, no matter where you are… from your neighbors.

Stay in touch with those you love from anywhere, to anywhere. Since Speedway Wireless uses America’s best cellular network, you can make calls in more places, to more places – making Speedway Wireless the local choice, the better choice.

Not only is the coverage great, with several calling plans to choose from, you can find a plan tailored to meet your needs.

Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) Phone Information

Hearing aids do not always function well with wireless handsets. Hearing aids operate by using a microphone to pick up sound waves, converting the sound waves into electrical signals to be amplified. Distortion or amplification of unwanted sound (noise) often occurs.

The FCC’s hearing aid compatibility requirements address hearing aids that operate in either of two modes – acoustic coupling (“M” rating) or inductive coupling (“T” rating). Hearing aids operating in acoustic coupling mode receive through a microphone and then amplify all sounds surrounding the user, including both desired sounds, such as a telephone’s audio signal, and unwanted ambient noise. Hearing aids operating in inductive coupling mode turn off the microphone to avoid amplifying unwanted ambient noise, instead using a telecoil to receive only audio signal-based magnetic fields generated by inductive coupling-capable telephones. The FCC’s “M” and “T” ratings indicate whether a handset can be expected to function well with a hearing aid and are generally marked clearly on the handset packaging.

The “M” or “T” rating does not guarantee that the handset will function without distortion or noise, so Speedway Wireless recommends that you test the handset before purchasing.

Levels of Functionality

Speedway Wireless offers HAC-compatible handsets and devices in all major price categories. Costs generally correlate with the number of features and contract length, but, if through experience, Speedway Wireless finds that a certain handset contains features that work well with hearing aids, such as volume control, it will be labeled accordingly with an “A” level for functionality. Speedway Wireless sales staff is trained to assist all existing and prospective customers looking for a HAC-compliant device/handset. HAC-compatible handsets and devices vary in their inherent “levels of functionality,” but typically at least one (1) HAC-compliant handset/device with features and services typical of its price category can be found that meets each customer’s price range.

HAC Ratings for Devices Speedway Wireless Offers:

Apple Iphone 4 M4,T4

Apple Iphone 4S

Samsung U365 M4,T4

Motorola Droid Incredible 2 M4,T4

Kyocera Rio M4,T4

Motorola A955 M3,T3

Motorola Devour A555 M4,T4

For more information on HAC ratings, please visit the FCC’s page on HAC for Wireless Telephones.

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