June 3, 2005

OnStar offers text help-line for hearing impaired

Oshawa, Ontario – Effective immediately, GM of Canada’s OnStar service will offer a toll-free text in English or French telephone (TTY) help line for subscribers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired.

The toll-free number, 1-877-248-2080, enables direction communication between TTY users and the OnStar call centre through a text telephone device that plugs into a landline or cell phone. The subscriber’s TTY will transmit text directly to a live OnStar advisor, trained in the used of TTY devices and available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

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