TED Program Overview

About the TED Program

Ready to communicate effectively with new Relay South Dakota phone equipment? TED is your ticket.

The Telecommunication Equipment Distribution (TED) program provides free or low-cost phone equipment to people who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind and or speech disabled.

Choose from a wide variety of easy-to-use equipment options, including:

  • TTY Devices
  • Mobile Devices
  • Amplified Phones
  • Captioned Phones

​Free or Reduced-Cost Equipment Eligibility

To be eligible for the TED Program you need to live in South Dakota and have hearing loss, speech or physical disability that limits your use of a standard telephone. You must also have a telephone in your home or have applied for telephone service.