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8-8-14 Notice of Temporary Extension of Certification of Purple Communications, Inc. as a Provider of Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Relay Service. (CG Docket Nos. 10-51 and 03-123) (DA 14-1154).
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8-6-14 Notice of Effective Date of Rules Governing Closed Captioning of IP-Delivered Video Clips. (MB Docket No. 11-154) (DA 14-1141).
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8-1-14 Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Seeks Comment on the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program. (CG Docket No. 10-210) (DA 14-1128).
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8-1-14 Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Reaffirms Application of Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS) Rule on User Registration and Certification. (CG Docket Nos. 13-24 and 03-123) (DA 14-1127).
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8-1-14 Commission Announces Entity Selected for Certification to Participate in the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program for Iowa. (DA 14-1123).
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7-30-14 Gerald Bryant TV, Inc. Petition for Exemption from the Closed Captioning Requirements. (DA 14-1096). Action by: the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau. Adopted: 7/30/14 by Memorandum Opinion and Order.
Memorandum Opinion and Order: Word || PDF

7-30-14 First Lutheran Church of Albert Lea Petition for Exemption from the Closed Captioning Requirements. (DA 14-1095). Action by: the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau. Adopted: 7/30/14 by Memorandum Opinion and Order.
Memorandum Opinion and Order: Word || PDF

7-16-14 Commission Announces Entities Selected for Certification to Participate in the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program for Indiana and Minnesota.
(DA 14-1010).
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7-14-14 FCC Moves to Ensure Online Video Clips are Accessible to Americans Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. (MB Docket No. 11-154). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 7/11/2014 by Second Order on Reconsideration and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. (FCC No. 14-97).
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Second Order on Reconsideration and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Word || PDF
Chairman Wheeler Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Clyburn Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Rosenworcel Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Pai Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner O'Rielly Statement: Word || PDF

7-3-14 FCC Invites Applications for Certification to Participate in the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program in the State of Iowa. (DA 14-964).
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7-2-14 Notice of Dismissals of Closed Captioning Exemption Petitions and Obligation to Begin Providing Captioning. (CG Docket No. 06-181) (DA 14-963).
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7-1-14 Bureau Announces 2014-2015 State Allocations for the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program. (DA 14-947).
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6-30-14 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities; Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program. Action by: Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau. Adopted: 6/30/2014 by Order.
(CG Docket Nos. 10-51 and 03-123) (DA 14-946).
Erratum: Word || PDF
Order (CORRECTED): Word || PDF

6-30-14 Video Description: Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. Action by: Media Bureau. Adopted: 6/30/2014 by Report. (MB Docket No. 11-43) (DA 14-945).
Report: Word || PDF

6-27-14 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities; E911 Requirements for IP-Enabled Service Providers. Action by: Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau and Wireline Competition Bureau. Adopted: 6/27/2014 by Memorandum Opinion and Order.
(WC Docket No. 05-196 and CG Docket No. 03-123) (DA 14-939).
Memorandum Opinion and Order: Word || PDF

6-27-14 Misuse of Internet Protocol (IP) Captioned Telephone Service; Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities. Action by: Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau.
Adopted: 6/27/2014 by Order. (CG Docket Nos. 13-24 and 03-123) (DA 14-935).
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6-24-14 Structure and Practices of the VRS Program; Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-To-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing And Speech Disabilities; Video Relay Service Provider Requests for Temporary Waiver of the Speed-of-Answer Rule. Action by: Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau.
Adopted: 6/24/2014 by Order. (CG Docket Nos. 10-51 and 03-123) (DA 14-878).
Order: Word || PDF

6-19-14 FCC Extends Deadline for Comment on the Accessibility of Communications Technologies for the 2014 Biennial Report Required by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act.
(CG Docket No. 10-213) (DA 14-847).
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6-17-14 Closed Captioning of Video Programming/Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc./Petition for Rulemaking. Action by: Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau. Adopted: 6/17/2014 by Order.
(CG Docket No. 05-231) (DA 14-832).
Order: Word || PDF

Extended Comment Date: July 9, 2014
Extended Reply Comment Date: August 8, 2014

6-17-14 Reminder to States and Interstate Telecommunications Relay Services Providers that the Annual Summary of Consumer Complaints is Due July 1, 2014; Reminder of Ongoing Obligation to Report Contact Information and Substantive Changes in TRS Programs.
(CG Docket No. 03-123) (DA 14-831).
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6-17-14 Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Seeks Comment on the Accessibility of Communications Technologies for the 2014 Biennial Report Required by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act.
(CG Docket No. 10-213) (DA 14-828).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

6-17-14 Notice of Dismissals of Closed Captioning Exemption Petitions and Obligation to Begin Providing Captioning. (CG Docket No. 06-181) (DA 14-823).
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6-10-14 FCC Launches Support Line For Consumers Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Using American Sign Language Over Videophone.
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6-4-14 FCC Invites Applications for Certification to Participate in the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program in the States of Indiana and Minnesota. (DA 14-775).
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6-2-14 Notice of Dismissals of Closed Captioning Exemption Petitions and Obligation to Begin Providing Closed Captioning. (CG Docket No. 06-181) (DA 14-762).
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6-2-14 Commission Announces Entities Selected for Certification to Participate in the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program for Vermont and Nebraska.
(DA 14-760).
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5-13-14 Notice of Conditional Grant of Application of Miracom USA, Inc., for Certification as a Provider of Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service Eligible for Compensation from the Telecommunications Relay Services Fund. (CG Docket Nos. 03-123, 10-51, and 13-24) (DA 14-644).
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5-12-14 Notice of Temporary Extension of Certification of Purple Communications, Inc. as a Provider of Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Relay Service. (CG Docket Nos. 03-123 and 10-51) (DA 14-634).
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5-9-14 Rolka Loube Saltzer Associates Submits Payment Formulas and Funding Requirement for the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Services Fund for the 2014-2015 Fund Year. (CG Docket Nos. 03-123 and 10-51) (DA 14-627).
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5-2-14 FCC Extends Deadline for Applications for Certification to Participate in the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program for the State of Nebraska.
(DA 14-608).
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4-29-14 Misuse of Internet Protocol (IP) Relay Service; Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-To-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities. Action by: Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau.
Adopted: 4/29/2014 by Order. (CG Docket Nos. 12-38 and 03-123) (DA 14-564).
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4-22-14 Notice Of New Electronic Filing Procedures For Television Closed Captioning Exemption Requests. (CG Docket Nos. 06-181 and 05-231) (DA 14-533).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

4-22-14 FCC Invites Applications for Certification to Participate in the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program in the States of Vermont and Nebraska. (DA 14-524).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

4-3-14 Notice of Effective Dates of Closed Captioning Quality Report and Order and Declaratory Ruling, and Announcement of Comment and Reply Comment Deadlines for Related Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. (CG Docket 05-231) (DA 14-456).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

4-2-14 Notice of Dismissals of Closed Captioning Exemption Petitions and Obligation to Begin Providing Closed Captioning. (CG Docket 06-181) (DA 14-447).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

3-26-14 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities. Adopted: 3/26/2014 by Order.
(CG Docket 03-123) (DA 14-410).
Order: Word || PDF

3-14-14 Accessibility Recordkeeping Compliance and Contact Information Reporting Requirements for Entities Subject to Sections 255, 716, and 718 of the Communications Act. (DA 14-354).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

3-11-14 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities; Sprint Communications, Inc.; Request for Review of the Decision of the TRS Administrator to Withhold TRS Payments.
Adopted: 03/11/2014 by Order. (CG Docket 03-123) (DA 14-334).
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2-28-14 Notice of Exemption Petition Withdrawals and Dismissals and Obligation to Begin Providing Closed Captioning. (CG Docket 06-181) (DA 14-283).
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2-27-14 Notice of Dismissals of Closed Captioning Exemption Petitions and Obligation to Begin Providing Closed Captioning. (CG Docket 06-181) (DA 14-267).
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2-24-14 Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Clarifies Application of Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS) Rules on User Registration and Certification.
(CG Dockets 13-24 and 03-123) (DA 14-251).
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2-24-14 FCC Moves to Upgrade TV Closed Captioning Quality. New Standards - Including Accuracy, Timeliness, and On-Screen Placement of Closed Captions - Will Ensure Full Access to TV Programming for Americans Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. (CG Docket No. 05-231; PRM11CG). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 02/20/2014 by Report and Order, Declaratory Ruling, and FNPRM. (FCC No. 14-12).
News Release: Word || PDF
Erratum: Word || PDF
Report and Order, Declaratory Ruling, and FNPRM (CORRECTED): Word || PDF
Chairman Wheeler Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Clyburn Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Rosenworcel Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Pai Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner O'Rielly Statement: Word || PDF

2-11-14 Notice of Temporary Extension of Certification of Purple Communications, Inc. as a Provider of Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Relay Service. (CG Dockets No. 03-123 and 10-51) (DA 14-176).
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2-10-14 Request for Comment; Requests for Exemption from Commission's Closed Captioning Rules. (CG Docket No. 06-181) (DA 14-174).
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2-10-14 Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Announces Tentative Agenda and Panelists for February 18, 2014 Workshop on IP-Based Relay Technologies. (GN Docket No. 14-19) (DA 14-173).
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2-7-14 Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, Section 105, Relay Services for Deaf-Blind Individuals; Order Extending NDBEDP Pilot Program to June 30, 2015.
Adopted 02/07/14 by Order (CG Docket No. 10-210) (DA 14-170).
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2-6-14 Pleading Cycle Established for Oppositions and Replies to the Petition for Reconsideration of the User Interfaces Order.
(MB Docket Nos. 12-107 and 12-108) (DA 14-159).
Oppositions Due: February 18, 2014. Replies to Oppositions Due: February 25, 2014.
Public Notice announcing the deadline for oppositions and replies: Word || PDF
Public Notice announcing the filing of the Petition for Reconsideration: Word || PDF

1-31-14 Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Announces Workshop on Research Initiative on IP-Based Relay Technologies. (GN Docket No. 14-19) (DA 14-117).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

1-31-14 Facilitating the Deployment of Text-to-911 and other Next Generation 911 Applications; Framework for Next Generation 911 Deployment. (PS Docket Nos. 11-153 and 10-255 ). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 01/30/2014 by Policy Statement and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. (FCC No. 14-6).
Comments are due by April 4, 2014. Reply comments are due by May 5, 2014.
News Release: Word || PDF
Policy Statement and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Word || PDF
Chairman Wheeler Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Clyburn Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Rosenworcel Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Pai Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner O'Rielly Statement: Word || PDF

1-31-14 Technology Transitions; AT&T Petition to Launch a Proceeding Concerning the TDM-to-IP Transition; Connect America Fund; Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Program; Telecommunications Relay Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities; Numbering Policies for Modern Communications. (GN Docket Nos. 13-5 and 12-353; WC Docket Nos. 13-97 and 10-90; CG Docket Nos.10-51 and 03-123 ). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 01/30/2014 by Order, Report and Order and FNPRM, Report and Order, Order and FNPRM, Proposal for Ongoing Data Initiative. (FCC No. 14-5).
News Release: Word || PDF
Order, Report and Order and FNPRM, Report and Order, Order and FNPRM, Proposal for Ongoing Data Initiative: Word || PDF
Chairman Wheeler Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Clyburn Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Rosenworcel Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Pai Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner O'Rielly Statement: Word || PDF

1-28-14 Coalition of E-Reader Manufacturers' Petition for Class Waiver of Sections 716 and 717 of the Communications Act and Part 14 of the Commission's Rules Requiring Access to Advance Communications Services (ACS) and Equipment by People with Disabilities.
Adopted 1/28/14 by Order (CG Docket 10-213) (DA 14-95).
Order: Word || PDF

12-26-13 Request for Comment; Several (6) Entities’ Requests for Exemption from Commission's Closed Captioning Rules. (CG Docket 06-181) (DA 13-2475).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

12-20-13 Notice of Effective Date of New Accessible User Interfaces Rules and Announcement of Comment and Reply Comment Deadlines for Related Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
(MB Docket Nos. 12-108 and 12-107) (DA 13-2439).
FNPRM Comment Deadline: February 18, 2014. FNPRM Reply Comment Deadline: March 20, 2014.
Public Notice: Word || PDF

12-19-13 Commission Announces Entity Selected for Certification to Participate in the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program for Mississippi. (DA 13-2432).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

12-13-13 Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Application of the IP Closed Captioning Rules to Video Clips.
(MB Docket No. 11-154) (DA 13-2392).
Comments are due January 27, 2014. Reply comments are due February 26, 2014.
Public Notice: Word || PDF

12-6-13 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities; Purple Communications, Inc., Emergency Petition for Limited Waiver.
Adopted: 12/6/13 by Order (CG Docket No. 03-123) (DA 13-2345).
Order: Word || PDF

12-2-13 Personal Information Required For Consumers To Register For Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service And Applicable Confidentiality Safeguards.
(CG Docket Nos. 13-24 and 03-123) (DA 13-2300).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

11-25-13 Request for Comment on Petition filed by Sprint Corporation for Reconsideration of the Commission's Internet Protocol Relay Rate Order.
(CG Docket Nos. 03-123 and 10-51) (DA 13-2258).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

11-14-13 Request for Comment on Petition filed by AT&T Services, Inc. Regarding the Provision of Muting for Speech-to-Speech Telephone Services.
(CG Docket Nos. 08-15 and 03-123) (DA 13-2191).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

11-14-13 Request for Comment on Petition filed by Sprint Corporation for Reconsideration of Certain Rules Adopted for Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service.
(CG Docket Nos. 13-24 and 03-123) (DA 13-2190).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

11-14-13 The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Seeks Comment on the Commission's Policies and Practices to Ensure Compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. (CG Docket No. 10-162) (DA 13-2189).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

11-13-13 New Procedures for Telecommunications and Advanced Communications Accessibility Complaints. (DA 13-2177).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

11-13-13 Notice of Temporary Extension of Certification of Purple Communications, Inc. as a Provider of Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Relay Service.
(CG Docket Nos. 10-51 and 03-123) (DA 13-2176).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

10-31-13 Accessibility of User Interfaces, and Video Programming Guides and Menus. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 10/29/13 by R&O/FNPRM. (MB Docket Nos. 12-108 and 12-107) (FCC 13-138).
Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulmaking: Word || PDF
Acting Chairwoman Clyburn Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Rosenworcel Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Pai Statement: Word || PDF

10-30-13 FCC Invites Applications for Certification to Participate in the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program in the State of Mississippi. (CG Docket No. 10-210) (DA 13-2097).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

10-22-13 Implementation of Section 716 and 717 of the Communications Act of 1934, as Enacted by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010/Coalition of E-Reader Manufacturers Petition for Class Waiver, Et. al.
(CG Docket No. 10-213) (DA No. 13-2039).
Order: Word || PDF

9-25-13 Reminder Regarding Video Programming Distributors' Obligation to Make Emergency Information Accessible to Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and/or Blind or Visually Impaired. (DA No. 13-1983).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

9-6-13 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities - Waivers of iTRS Mandatory Minimum Standards. (CG Docket No. 03-123 ). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 09/5/2013 by NPRM. (FCC No. 13-119).
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Word || PDF

8-27-13 Request for Comment on Petition Filed by Purple Communications, Inc. Regarding the Provision of both Inbound and Outbound Functionality for Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Services. (CG Docket Nos. 10-51 and 03-123) (DA 13-1814).
Comments Due: September 26, 2013. Reply Comments Due: October 7, 2013
Public Notice: Word || PDF

8-26-13 Misuse of Internet Protocol (IP) Captioned Telephone Service; Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities. Provision and Marketing of IP Captioned Telephone Service Order. (CG Docket Nos. 13-24 and 03-123 ). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 08/26/2013 by R&O/FNPRM. (FCC No. 13-118).
Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Word || PDF

8-20-13 Comment deadline extended for Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) seeking comment on closed captioning issues. (MB Docket No. 11-154) (DA 13-1785).
Order extending comment period: Word || PDF

Extended Comment Date: November 4, 2013
Extended Reply Comment Date: December 4, 2013

8-13-13 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities; Purple Communications, Inc. Emergency Petition for Limited Waiver. Granted the Petition for Limited Waiver filed by Purple Communications, Inc., with conditions. (Dkt No. 03-123 ). Action by: Acting Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau. Adopted: 08/13/2013 by ORDER. (DA No. 13-1753).
Order: Word || PDF

8-2-13 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities. (CG Docket No. 03-123) (DA 13-1705).
Letter: Word || PDF

8-2-13 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities. (CG Docket No. 03-123) (DA 13-1704).
Letter: Word || PDF

8-1-13 Request for Comment Petition for Class Waiver of Commission's Rules for Access to Advanced Communications Services and Equipment by People with Disabilities. (CG Docket No. 10-213) (DA 13-1686).
Comments Due: September 3, 2013. Reply Comments Due: September 13, 2013.
Public Notice: Word || PDF

7-19-13 Request for Comment on Petition for Rulemaking filed by the Telecommunications Industry Association regarding Hearing Aid Compatibility Volume Control Requirements. (CG Docket No. 13-46) (DA 13-1601).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

7-19-13 Speech-to-Speech and Internet Protocol (IP) Speech-to-Speech Telecommunications Relay Services; Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities. Amended the telecommunications relay services (TRS) mandatory minimum standards applicable to Speech-to-Speech (STS) relay service. (CG Docket Nos. 08-15 and 03-123 ). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 07/19/2013 by R&O/FNPRM. (FCC No. 13-101).
News Release: Word || PDF
Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Word || PDF
Acting Chairwoman Clyburn Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Rosenworcel Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Pai Statement: Word || PDF

7-16-13 Commission Announces Entity Selected For Certification To Participate In The National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program For Nevada. (DA 13-1583).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

7-8-13 Notice of Certification of State Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Programs. (CG Docket No. 03-123) (DA 13-1530).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

7-1-13 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities; E911 Requirements for IP-Enabled Service Providers. (CG Docket No. 03-123 and WC Docket No. 05-196) (DA 13-1489).
Order: Word || PDF

7-1-13 Bureau Announces 2013-2014 State Allocations for the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program. (DA 13-1488).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

7-1-13 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities; Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program. (CG Docket Nos. 03-123 and 10-51) (DA 13-1483).
Order: Word || PDF

6-25-13 Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Video Description in Video Programming Distributed on Television and on the Internet. (MB Docket No. 11-43) (DA 13-1438).
Comments Due: 09/04/2013. Reply Comments Due: 10/02/2013.
Public Notice: Word || PDF

6-18-13 Reminder to States and Interstate Telecommunications Relay Services Providers that the Annual Summary of Consumer Complaints is due July 1, 2013; Reminder of Ongoing Obligation to Report Contact Information and Substantive Changes in TRS Programs. (CG Docket No. 03-123) (DA 13-1402).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

6-18-13 Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Deadlines for the NPRM Regarding Accessibility of User Interfaces and Video Programming Guides/Menus and Establishes Schedule for Ex Parte Meetings. (MB Docket No. 12-108) (DA 13-1398).
Comments Due: 07/15/2013. Reply Comments Due: 08/07/2013.
Dates Set Aside for Ex Parte Meetings with Bureaus: 07/22-24/2013
Public Notice: Word || PDF

6-14-13 Closed Captioning of Internet Protocol-Delivered Video Programming: Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA). Order addressing petitions for reconsideration of closed captioning requirements for equipment and for IP-delivered video programming. Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) seeking comment on related closed captioning issues. (MB Docket No. 11-154) (FCC 13-84).
Order on Reconsideration and FNPRM: Word || PDF
Commissioner Ajit Pai Statement: Word || PDF

6-10-13 VRS Overhaul to Improve Phone Service for Americans with Disabilities (CG Docket Nos. 10-51 and 03-123) (FCC 13-82) .
News Release: Word || PDF
R&O and FNPRM: Word || PDF
Acting Chairwoman Clyburn Statement: Word || PDF

5-30-13 Accessibility of User Interfaces, and Video Programming Guides and Menus. FCC Seeks comment on implementation of Sections 204 and 205 of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA). (MB Docket No. 12-108) (FCC 13-77).
Comments Due: 07/15/2013. Reply Comments Due: 08/07/2013
NPRM: Word || PDF
Commissioner Ajit Pai Statement: Word || PDF

5-17-13 FCC Adopts Rules to Help Inform and Protect Consumers During the Transition to Text-to-911.
News Release: Word || PDF
R&O: Word || PDF

5-17-13 Rolka Loube Saltzer Associates Submits Payment Formulas and Funding Requirement for Interstate Telecommunications Relay Services Fund for the July 2013 Through June 2014 Fund Year (CG Docket Nos. 03-123 and 10-51) (DA 13-1137).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

5-9-13 Misuse of Internet Protocol (IP) Captioned Telephone Service (DA 13-1045) (CG Docket No. 13-24) and Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities (CG Docket No. 03-123).
Order: Word || PDF

5-8-13 FCC Invites Applications for Certification to Participate in the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program in the State of Nevada. (DA 13-107).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

4-29-13 Implementation of Section 718 of the Communications Act of 1934, as Enacted by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. Implemented Section 718 and part of section 716 of the Communications Act to ensure that people with disabilities have access to emerging and innovative advanced communications technologies. (Dkt No. 10-213 96-198 10-145 ). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 04/26/2013 by R&O. (FCC No. 13-57).
Second Report and Order: Word || PDF

4-16-13 Pleading Cycle Established for Comment on Applications for Certification for the Provision of Telecommunications Relay Service. (DA No. 13-770). (CG Docket No 03-123 ). Comments Due: 04/29/2013. Reply Comments Due: 05/13/2013.
Public Notice: Word || PDF

4-9-13 Accessible Emergency Information, and Apparatus Requirements for Emergency Information and Video Description: Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. Adopted rules requiring that emergency information provided in video programming be made accessible to individuals who are blind or visually impaired and that certain apparatus be capable of delivering video description and emergency information. (Dkt No. 11-43 12-107 ). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 04/08/2013 by R&O/FNPRM. (FCC No. 13-45). MB
Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Word || PDF
Comments Due: 07/23/2013. Reply Comments Due: 08/22/2013.
Commissioner Clyburn Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Rosenworcel Statement: Word || PDF
Commissioner Pai Statement: Word || PDF

3-21-13 The Consumer And Governmental Affairs Bureau Accepts American Network, Inc.'s (ANI) Relinquishment Of Authority To Provide ITRS Services. (DA 13-534). (CG DOCKET NO. 03-123).
Public Notice: Word || PDF

3-8-2013 Request for Comment on Petition for Rulemaking Filed by Sorenson Communications, Inc. Regarding Cost Recovery Methodolgy for Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service. (DA No. 13-369). (Dkt No 13-24 03-123 ). Comments Due: 03/25/2013. Reply Comments Due: 04/04/2013.
Public Notice: Word || PDF

2-22-13 Pleading Cycle Established for Comment on Applications for State Certification for the Provision of Telecommunications Relay Service. DA 13-275. CG Docket No. 03-123.
Public Notice: Word || PDF

2-21-13 Healinc Telecom, LLC, Request for Reimbursement of September 2011 Video Relay Service Minutes.  Denied the request of Healinc, LLC, a Video Relay Service provider for release of payment for September 2011 minutes withheld by the TRS Fund administrator. (Dkt No.  10-51 ). Action by:  Acting Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau. Adopted:  02/21/2013 by ORDER. (DA No. 13-259).  CGB
Order: Word || PDF

2-21-13 Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program/Internet-Based TRS Certification Application of Healinc Telecom, LLC.  Denied Healinc Telecom, LLC's application for recertification as a Video Relay Service provider and Internet Protocol Relay Service provider. (Dkt No.  10-51 ). Action by:  Acting Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau. Adopted:  02/21/2013 by ORDER. (DA No. 13-260).  CGB
Order: Word || PDF

1-29-13 Accessibility Recordkeeping Compliance and Contact Information Reporting Requirements for Entities Subject to Sections 255, 716, and 718 of the Communications Act. DA 13-114.
Public Notice: Word || PDF

1-25-13 Misuse of Internet Protocol (IP) Captioned Telephone Service; Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities.
Order and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Word || PDF
McDowell Statement: Word || PDF
Pai Statement: Word || PDF

12-27-12 In the Matter of Clarity, A Division of Plantronics, Inc. Request For Waiver of Volume Control Reset, 47 C.F.R. § 68.317(f). Granted the request for waiver of section 68.317(f) for Models Alto Plus and Alto, with conditions. DA 12-2094.
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12-27-12 In the Matter of Clarity, A Division of Plantronics, Inc. Request For Waiver of Volume Control Reset, 47 C.F.R. § 68.317(f). Granted the request for waiver of section 68.317(f) for Models XL40D and XL45, with conditions. DA 12-2093.
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12-21-12 Emergency Access Advisory Committee Announcement of January 11, 2013 Meeting. Committee Focusing on Matters Pertaining to Next Generation 9-1-1 Access for Persons with Disabilities. DA 12-2071.
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12-11-12 In the Matter of Clarity, A Division of Plantronics, Inc. Request For Waiver of Volume Control Reset, 47 C.F.R. § 68.317(f). Granted the request for waiver of section 68.317(f) for Model ENSEMBLE, with conditions. DA 12-2007.
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12-7-12 In the Matter of Accessible Emergency Information, and Apparatus Requirements for Emergency Information and Video Description: Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. DA 12-1985. Docket Number 12-107.
Extended Reply Comment Date: January 7, 2013.
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12-6-12 FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Announces Commitment by Major U.S. Wireless Carriers and Public Safety Leaders to Accelerate Nationwide Text-to-911 Services; Calls for Continued Engagement With the FCC on Next-Generation 9-1-1 Initiatives.
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12-5-12 FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to Honor Innovators in Accessibility Communications Technologies. Demonstrations of Technologies to be Displayed December 19 Through December 31 in the Commission's Technology Experience Center (TEC).
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11-28-12 Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Deadlines for the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Accessible Emergency Information and Apparatus Requirements for Emergency Information and Video Description. DA 12-1908. Docket No. 12-107.
Comments Due: December 18, 2012. Reply Comments Due: December 28, 2012.
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11-27-12 Comment Deadline Extended for Public Notice Seeking Updated Information and Comment on Review of Hearing Aid Compatibility Regulations. DA 12-1898. Docket Number 10-254.
Extended Comment Date: January 7, 2013.
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11-20-12 Video Relay Service Provider CSDVRS to Pay Nearly $1.4 Million to Settle Investigations into Alleged Improper Use of FCC's TRS Fund.
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11-20-12 The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Grants CSDVRS, LLC. Full Certification as a Provider of Video Relay Service Eligible for Compensation from the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Fund. DA 12-1886. CG Docket No. 10-51.
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11-20-12 Emergency Access Advisory Committee Announcement of December 14, 2012 Meeting. Committee Focusing on Matters Pertaining to Next Generation 9-1-1 Access for Persons with Disabilities. DA 12-1875.
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11-19-12 In the Matter of Accessible Emergency Information, and Apparatus Requirements for Emergency Information and Video Description: Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. Seeks comment on implementing provisions of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 pertaining to accessible emergency information, and apparatus requirements for emergency information and video description. Docket No. 12-107. FCC 12-142.
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11-16-12 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities; E911 Requirements for IP-Enabled Service Providers; Internet-Based Telecommunications Relay Service Numbering; Sorenson Communications, Inc. Petition for Reconsideration and Clarification. CG Docket No. 03-123; WC Docket No. 05-196; WC Docket No. 10-191. FCC 12-139.
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11-14-12 Notice of Exemption Dismissals and Obligation to Begin Providing Closed Captioning.  DA 12-1833. Docket No. 06-181.
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11-1-12 Updated Information and Comment Sought on Review of Hearing Aid Compatibility Regulations. WT Docket No. 10-254. DA 12-1745.
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10-25-12 Emergency Access Advisory Committee Announcement of November 9, 2012 Meeting. Committee Focusing on Matters Pertaining to Next Generation 9-1-1 Access for Persons with Disabilities. DA 12-1721.
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10-15-12 In the Matter of Implementation of Sections 716 and 717 of the Communications Act of 1934, as Enacted by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010; Petitions for Class Waivers of Sections 716 and 717 of the Communications Act and Part 14 of the Commission's Rules Requiring Access to Advanced Communications Services (ACS) and Equipment by People with Disabilities, CG Docket 10-213. Granted class waivers of Advanced Communications Services (ACS) rules until October 8, 2015 for Internet protocol-enabled television sets, Internet-enabled digital video players, cable set-top boxes, and gaming consoles, services and software. DA 12-1645.
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10-15-12 Additional Comment Sought on Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service (VRS) Program and on Proposed VRS Compensation Rates. CG Docket Numbers 03-123 and 10-51. DA 12-1644.
Comments: November 14, 2012. Reply Comments: November 29, 2012.
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10-05-12 Biennial Report to Congress as Required by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. CG Docket No. 10-213. DA 12-1602.
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10-3-12 Internet Closed Captioning Rules Went Into Effect September 30, 2012. Rules requiring distributors of certain Internet video programming to provide closed captioning to assist viewers who are deaf or hard-of-hearing went into effect on September 30.
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10-3-12 Emergency Access Advisory Committee Announcement of October 12, 2012 Meeting. Committee Focusing on Matters Pertaining to Next Generation 9-1-1 Access for Persons with Disabilities. DA 12-1580.
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9-18-12 Notice of Conditional Grant of Application of CSDVRS, LLC for Recertification as a Provider of Video Relay Service Eligible for Compensation from the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Fund. DA 12-1505. Docket No. 10-51.
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8-28-12 Reminder Regarding Video Programming Distributors' Obligation to Make Emergency Information Accessible to Persons with Hearing or Visual Disabilities. DA 12-1408.
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8-23-12 Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Seeks Comment on its Tentative Findings about the Accessibility of Communications Technologies for the First Biennial Report Under the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act. DA 12-1391. Docket No. 10-213. Pleading cycle established. Comments Due: September 6, 2012.
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8-22-12 Emergency Access Advisory Committee Announcement of September 14, 2012 Meeting. Committee Focusing on Matters Pertaining to Next Generation 9-1-1 Access for Persons with Disabilities. DA 12-1372.
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8-17-12 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; Petitions for Temporary Partial Exemption or Limited Waiver filed by the Digital Media Association (DiMA). MB Docket No. 11-154. DA 12-1354.
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8-14-12 In the Matter of Section 68.4(a) of the Commission's Rules Governing Hearing Aid-Compatible Telephones; Petitions for Waiver of Section 20.19 of the Commission's Rules. Granted the petitions for reconsideration of NDNC, i wireless, and South Slope Wireless. Denied the petitions of UBET Wireless, CTC, Blanca, Farmers Cellular, SLO Cellular, and EU. Docket No. 01-309. FCC 12-89.
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8-10-12 Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program; CGB Denies Petitions for Waiver filed by CODAVRS Corporation, Healinc Telecom, LLC, IWRelay, Inc., Malka Communications Group, Inc., PowerVRS, LLC, and Say-Hey, Inc. CG Docket No. 10-51. DA 12-1317.
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8-10-12 Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program, CG Docket No. 10-51; Healinc Telecom, LLC, Request for Reimbursement of July 2011 and August 2011 Video Relay Service Minutes. DA 12-1318.
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7-26-12 Office of the Managing Director Announces Revised Debt Collection Process For Delinquent Contributors to the Universal Service Fund, the Telecommunications Relay Service Fund, and the North American Numbering Plan. DA 12-1192. Docket Numbers 10-191, 06-122, 92-237, 05-196 and 03-123.
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7-25-12 Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Reminds State Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) Programs to Seek Recertification. Docket No. 03-123. DA 12-1187.
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7-20-12 Interpretation of Economically Burdensome Standard; Amendment of Section 79.1(f) of the Commission's Rules; Video Programming Accessibility. The FCC determined that the four factors contained in section 713(e) of the Communications Act will continue to apply when evaluating individual requests for captioning exemptions under section 713(d)(3) and the corresponding rules. FCC 12-83. CG Docket No. 11-175.
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7-13-12 The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau grants in part and denies in part Purple Communications, Inc.'s request for review of a decision by the TRS Fund Administrator. DA 12-1130. Docket No. 10-51.
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7-12-12 Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Seeks Comment on the Accessibility of Communications Technologies for the First Biennial Report Under the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act. CG Docket No. 10-213. DA 12-1125.
Comment Date: July 25, 2012.
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7-2-12 Commission Announces Entities Certified to Participate in the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program. DA 12-1050.
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7-2-12 Commission Announces Launch of the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program. DA 12-1051.
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7-2-12 FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on Expanding Access to Twenty-First Century Communications Technologies.
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7-2-12 FCC's Video Description Rules for Certain Broadcast Stations and Multichannel Video Programming Distributors (MVPDs) Are Now in Effect.
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6-29-12 Misuse of Internet Protocol (IP) Relay Service; Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services For Individuals With Hearing And Speech Disabilities. In this First Report and Order, the Commission takes an important step to curb the misuse of IP Relay. CG Docket Numbers 12-38 and 03-123. FCC 12-71.
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6-26-12 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services For Individuals With Hearing And Speech Disabilities; Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program. Order adopting per-minute compensation rates to be paid from the Interstate TRS Fund for the 2012-13 Fund Year. CG Docket Numbers 03-123 and 10-51. DA 12-996.
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6-22-12 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services For Individuals With Hearing And Speech Disabilities; E911 Requirements For IP-Enabled Service Providers. Extended the waivers of certain telecommunications relay services mandatory minimum standards for video relay service and Internet Protocol Relay Service that will expire on July 1, 2012, pursuant to the 2011 TRS Waiver Order. DA 12-988. CG Docket No. 03-123; WC Docket No. 05-196.
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6-21-12 Request for Comment Petition for Class Waiver of Commission's Rules for Access to Advanced Communications Services and Equipment by People with Disabilities. DA 12-984. CG Docket Number 10-213.
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6-18-12 Reminder To States And Interstate Telecommunications Relay Service Providers That The Annual Summary Of Consumer Complaints Is Due July 2, 2012; Reminder Of Ongoing Obligation To Report Contact Information And Substantive Changes In TRS Program. DA 12-955. CG Docket Number 03-123.
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6-13-12 Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program; Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities; E911 Requirements for IP-Enabled Service Providers; Internet-Based Telecommunications Relay Service Numbering. Granted the waiver to allow the Telecommunications Relay Services Fund Administrator to access information in the TRS Numbering Directory. CG Docket Numbers 10-51 and 03-123; WC Docket Numbers 05-196 and 10-191. DA 12-918.
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6-8-12 Perkins School for the Blind to Conduct National Outreach for the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program. DA 12-910. CG Docket Number 10-210.
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5-31-12 Pleading Cycle Established for Oppositions and Replies to Oppositions to Petitions For Reconsideration of the IP Closed Captioning Order. MB Docket No. 11-154. Report No. 2951. DA 12-862
Oppositions Due: June 7, 2012. Replies to Oppositions Due: June 18, 2012.
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5-31-12 Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program; Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities. FCC adopt procedures to provide more limited access to certain especially competitively sensitive information that may be filed in this proceeding. CG Docket Numbers 10-51 and 03-123. DA 12-858.
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5-30-12 In the Matter of Section 68.4(a) of the Commission's Rules Governing Hearing Aid-Compatible Telephones Hand Held Products, Inc. Request for A Determination Regarding Application of the Commission's Rules Governing Hearing Aid-Compatible Telephones. Granted the Request to Withdraw its Petition. Docket No. 01-309. DA 12-843.
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5-23-12 FCC Seeking Nominations for the Second Annual Chairman's Awards for Advancement in Accessibility (Chairman's AAA); Recognizing innovations in the field of accessible technology. Notice to public about FCC exhibition on accessible technology.
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5-17-12 Petitions for Reconsideration of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding. 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. MB Docket No. 11-154. Report No. 2951.
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5-16-12 Media Bureau Action; Comment dates established for two petitions for temporary partial exemption or limited waiver of certain provisions of 47 C.F.R. § 79.4(c)(2)(i). MB Docket Number 11-154. DA 12-775.
Comments Due: June 15, 2012. Reply Comments Due: July 2, 2012.
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5-15-12 Request for Comment; Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Petition for Class Waiver of Commission's Rules for Access to Advanced Communications Services and Equipment by People with Disabilities. DA 12-760. CG Docket 10-213.
Comments Due: June 14, 2012. Reply Comments Due:June 25, 2012.
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5-15-12 Request for Comment; Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Petition for Class Waiver of Commission's Rules for Access to Advanced Communications Services and Equipment by People with Disabilities. DA 12-759. CG Docket 10-213.
Comments Due: June 14, 2012. Reply Comments Due:June 25, 2012.
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5-2-12 Rolka Loube Saltzer Associates Submits Payment Formulas and Funding Requirement for the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Services Fund for the July 2012 through June 2013 Fund Year. DA 12-696. Docket Numbers 10-51 and 03-123.
Comments Due: May 16, 2012. Reply Comments Due: May 23, 2012.
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4-30-12 Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program; Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities. This Order Waives the May 1, 2012 Fund administrator filing requirement for Video Relay Service. Docket Numbers 10-51 and 03-123. DA 12-687.
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4-30-12 Media Bureau and Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau seek comment on second VPAAC report: Video Description and Access to Emergency Information; User Interfaces, and Video Programming Guides and Menus. Extended the deadlines for filing comments and reply comments in these proceedings. Docket Numbers 12-108 and 12-107. DA 12-682.
Comments Due: June 4, 2012. Reply Comments Due: June 19, 2012.
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4-24-12 Media Bureau and Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau seek comment on second VPAAC report: User Interfaces, and Video Programming Guides and Menus. DA 12-635. Docket No. 12-108.
Comments Due: May 24, 2012. Reply Comments Due: June 8, 2012.
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4-24-12 Media Bureau and Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau seek comment on second VPAAC report: Video Description and Access to Emergency Information. DA 12-636. Docket No. 12-107.
Comments Due: May 24, 2012. Reply Comments Due: June 8, 2012.
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4-9-12 Amendment of the Commission's Rules Governing Hearing Aid-Compatible Mobile Handsets. Amended Parts 2 and 20 of the Commission's Rules. DA 12-550. Docket No. 07-250
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4-2-12 Notice of need to file updated information with respect to pending petitions for exemption from Commission's closed captioning rules which were filed prior to October 2010. DA 12-514. Docket 06-181.
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3-20-12 In the Matter of Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, Section 105, Relay Services for Deaf-Blind Individuals. Conditionally waived Section 64.610(f)(2) of the Commission's rules to the extent it only permits entities that are certified to participate in the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP) to submit claims for reimbursement every six months. Docket No. 10-210. DA 12-430.
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3-16-12 Sorenson Communications, Inc., Request For Waiver of Volume Control Reset, 47 C.F.R. § 68.317(f). Granted the request for waiver of section 68.317(f) for Models 57T and 57Tx, with conditions. (DA 12-424)
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3-14-12 Emergency Access Advisory Committee Announcement of March 30, 2012 Meeting. Committee Focusing on Matters Pertaining to Next Generation 9-1-1 Access for Persons with Disabilities. DA 12-406.
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3-14-12 In the Matter of Structure and Practices of the VRS Program and TRS and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities. FCC adopt procedures to limit access to proprietary or confidential information that may be filed in this proceeding. CG Docket Numbers 10-51 and 03-123. DA 12-402.
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3-9-12 Further Details Provided Re: The FCC's Emergency Access Advisory Committee Sponsoring of an Exhibition Fair of "Text-to-911" Technologies and Applications that will be held on March 28 and 29, 2012. DA 12-379.
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2-28-12 Comment Cycle Established for Comments to Refresh the Record Regarding Misuse of Internet Protocol Relay Service. CG Docket Nos. 12-38 and 03-123. DA 12-308.
Comment Date: March 20, 2012.
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2-13-12 Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau Seeks to Refresh the Record Regarding Misuse of Internet Protocol Relay Service. Pleading Cycle Established. CG Docket Numbers 12-38 and 03-123. DA 12-208. Comments Due: 21 days after publication in the Federal Register.
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2-8-12 Request for Comment; First United Methodist Church, Lufkin, TX Request for Exemption from Commission's Closed Captioning Rules. CGB-CC-0318. CG Docket 06-181. DA 12-166
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2-8-12 Request for Comment; Bull Street Baptist Church Request for Exemption from Commission's Closed Captioning Rules. CGB-CC-0257. CG Docket 06-181. DA 12-165
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2-8-12 Request for Comment; First Baptist Church Montgomery, Alabama Request for Exemption from Commission's Closed Captioning Rules. CGB-CC-0225. CG Docket 06-181. DA 12-164
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2-8-12 Request for Comment; Dawson Memorial Baptist Church Request for Exemption from Commission's Closed Captioning Rules. CGB-CC-0144. CG Docket 06-181. DA 12-163
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2-8-12 Request for Comment; Niagara Ministries Request for Exemption from Commission's Closed Captioning Rules. CGB-CC-0009. CG Docket 06-181. DA 12-162
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2-8-12 Request for Comment; Main Street Living, Inc. Request for Exemption from Commission's Closed Captioning Rules. CGB-CC-0004. CG Docket 06-181. DA 12-161
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2-1-12 Comment Cycle Established for Comments and Reply Comments on Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program. DA 12-119. Docket Numbers 10-51 and 03-123.
Comments due: March 2, 2012. Reply Comments due: March 19, 2012.
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1-26-12 Emergency Access Advisory Committee Announcement of February 10, 2012 Meeting. Committee Focusing on Matters Pertaining to Next Generation 9-1-1 Access for Persons with Disabilities. DA 12-93.
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1-13-12 Closed Captioning of Internet Protocol-Delivered Video Programming: Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. Adopted rules governing the closed captioning requirements for the owners, providers, and distributors of video programming delivered using IP, and governing the closed captioning capabilities of certain apparatus on which consumers view video programming. MB Docket No. 11-154. FCC 12-9.
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1-4-12 Notice of Conditional Grant of Application of Snap Telecommunications, Inc. for Recertification as a Provider of Video Relay Service Eligible for Compensation from the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Fund. DA 12-3; CG Docket No. 10-51
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1-4-12 Notice of Conditional Grant of Application of Purple Communications, Inc. for Recertification as a Provider of Video Relay and Internet Protocol Relay Service Eligible for Compensation from the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Fund. DA 12-4; CG Docket No. 10-51
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1-4-12 Notice of Conditional Grant of Application of Healinc Telecom, LLC for Recertification as a Provider of Video Relay Service Eligible for Compensation from the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Fund. DA 12-5; CG Docket No. 10-51
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12-15-11 Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program; Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities. CG Docket Numbers 10-51 and 03-123. FCC 11-184.
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12-6-11 Request for Comment; The Africa Channel Request for Exemption from Commission's Closed Captioning Rules. CGB-CC-1133. CG Docket 06-181. DA 11-1978
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12-2-11 FCC to Co-Host Two International Conferences: M-Enabling Summit, Dec. 5-6; Broadband Adoption and Persons with Disabilities Inquiry Workshop, Dec. 7.
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