HEARING CARRY-OVER (HCO)
711 or 800-877-9965
HCO allows a person with a speech disability to listen to the person they are calling. The HCO user types his/her conversation for the Communication Assistant to read aloud to the standard telephone user.
HOW DOES HCO RELAY WORK?
Dial 711 or 800-877-9965.
Notify the Communication Assistant that you are making a HCO call and give the area code and telephone number of the person that you wish to call.
The HCO user types to the Communication Assistant.
The Communication Assistant reads aloud the typed message to the other party.
The other party speaks directly to the HCO user.
OTHER HCO SERVICES
The Communication Assistant specializes in all types of HCO calls, such as HCO to TTY, or HCO to HCO. With this service, you have to specify your call type to the Communication Assistant.
HCO TO TTY
HCO users can listen while the Communication Assistant is reading/voicing the TTY user's typed message. The HCO user types his/her conversation directly to the TTY user.
HCO TO HCO
HCO users can contact other HCO users through Wyoming Relay Service. The Communication Assistant will voice to both parties what is typed on each user's TTY.
The Wyoming Relay Customer Profile form allows consumers to list their preferences for calls, such as:
Frequently dialed numbers
Preferred gender of communication assistant
Announcing relay service
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