MB Announces Comment Deadlines for IP Closed Captioning NPRM
Federal Communications Commission
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Released: September 28, 2011
MEDIA BUREAU ANNOUNCES COMMENT AND REPLY COMMENT DEADLINES FOR
THE NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING REGARDING CLOSED CAPTIONING OF
INTERNET PROTOCOL-DELIVERED VIDEO PROGRAMMING
MB DOCKET NO. 11-154
NPRM Comment Deadline: October 18, 2011
NPRM Reply Comment Deadline: October 28, 2011On September 19, 2011, the Commission adopted and released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
in the Matter of Closed Captioning of Internet Protocol-Delivered Video Programming: Implementation
of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (the "NPRM").1 In the
NPRM, the Commission seeks comment on proposals to implement certain provisions of the Twenty-First
Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 ("CVAA") regarding closed captioning of
Internet protocol-delivered video programming. The Commission set deadlines for filing comments and
reply comments at 20 and 30 days, respectively, after publication of the NPRM in the Federal Register.2
By this Public Notice, the Media Bureau announces that the NPRM was published in the Federal
Register today, September 28, 2011.3 Comments must be submitted no later than October 18, 2011.
Reply Comments must be submitted no later than October 28, 2011. Commenters should follow the
filing instructions provided in paragraph 65 of the NPRM.4 The NPRM is also available on the
For additional information on this proceeding, contact Diana Sokolow, Diana.Sokolow@fcc.gov,
of the Policy Division, Media Bureau, (202) 418-2120, or Jeffrey Neumann, Jeffrey.Neumann@fcc.gov,
of the Engineering Division, Media Bureau, (202) 418-7000. Press inquiries should be directed to Janice
Wise, (202) 418-8165. TTY: (202) 418-7172 or (888) 835-5322.
1 MB Docket No. 11-154, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, FCC 11-138 (rel. Sept. 19, 2011).
2 See NPRM at 1.
3 See Closed Captioning of Internet Protocol-Delivered Video Programming: Implementation of the Twenty-First
Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, 76 Fed. Reg. 59963 (Sept. 28, 2011).
4 NPRM at 33, 65.
5 See http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2011/db0919/FCC-11-138A1.doc (Word),
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