The Liceu has been working for 3 years to offer access to opera to persons with deafness or hard of hearing. With the collaboration of the following:  FIAPAS, the ONCE Foundation, the Vodafone Foundation, La Caixa Foundation and ACAPPS. A magnetic loop was installed in: the theatre, the box office, the cloakroom, and the foyer allows all people with hearing aids or cochlear implant to listen to the music with higher quality and improve sound reception without external interference or reverberations. Currently in Catalonia there are 29,424 people with recognized hearing impairment.