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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

                                          )   File No.: EB-09-SE-149   
     In the Matter of                                                  
                                          )   Acct. No.: 201232100038  
     HTC America, Inc.; HTC Corporation                                
                                          )   FRN: 0018941682          


   Adopted: September 18, 2012 Released: September 19, 2012

   By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

    1. In this Order, we adopt the attached Consent Decree entered into
       between the Enforcement Bureau (Bureau) of the Federal Communications
       Commission (Commission) and HTC America, Inc., a subsidiary of HTC
       Corporation, and HTC Corporation (collectively, HTC). The Consent
       Decree resolves and terminates the Bureau's investigation into HTC's
       compliance with Sections 20.19(c)(1) and 20.19(d)(1) of the
       Commission's rules (Rules) pertaining to the deployment of digital
       wireless hearing aid-compatible handset models.

    2. The Bureau and HTC have negotiated the Consent Decree that resolves
       this matter. A copy of the Consent Decree is attached hereto and
       incorporated herein by reference.

    3. After reviewing the terms of the Consent Decree and evaluating the
       facts before us, we find that the public interest would be served by
       adopting the Consent Decree and terminating the investigation.

    4. In the absence of material new evidence relating to this matter, we
       conclude that our investigation raises no substantial or material
       questions of fact as to whether HTC possesses the basic
       qualifications, including those related to character, to hold or
       obtain any Commission license or authorization.

    5. Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that, pursuant to Sections 4(i) and 503(b)
       of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and Sections 0.111 and
       0.311 of the Rules, the Consent Decree attached to this Order IS

    6. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the above-captioned investigation IS

    7. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this Order and Consent Decree
       shall be sent by first class mail and certified mail, return receipt
       requested, to Brooks Larsen, Vice President & Associate General
       Counsel, HTC America, Inc., 13920 SE Eastgate Way, Suite 400,
       Bellevue, WA 98005, and to Amy Wolverton, Executive Director of Public
       Policy and Government Affairs, HTC America, Inc., 1001 Pennsylvania
       Ave., NW, Suite 740, Washington, DC 20004.


   P. Michele Ellison

   Chief, Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 20.19(c)(1), (d)(1).

   47 U.S.C. S:S: 154(i), 503(b).

   47 C.F.R. S:S: 0.111, 0.311.

   Federal Communications Commission DA 12-1381


   Federal Communications Commission DA 12-1381