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  • 2023-09-25
    FCC Digital Discrimination Task Force Announces Sept. 29 Listening Session in NYC
  • 2023-09-08
    FCC Reminds EAS and WEA Participants to Transmit Accessible Alerts During 2023 Nationwide Test
  • 2023-09-05
    Digital Connectivity & Lifeline Awareness Week of Action September 11-17, 2023
  • 2023-08-31
    FCC Digital Discrimination Task Force Announces September 14 Listening Session at Gallaudet University
  • 2023-08-31
    FCC Extends VRS Compensation Period
  • 2023-08-28
    FCC Helps Hawai’i Wildfire Survivors Stay Connected
  • 2023-08-25
    FCC Proposes Cybersecurity Labeling Program for Smart Devices
  • 2023-08-14
    FCC Announces That More Than 20 Million Households Enrolled In Affordable Connectivity Program
  • 2023-08-07
    FCC Announces Compliance and Comment Dates for Interoperable Video Conferencing Services Proceeding
  • 2023-08-07
    FCC Seeks Comment on T-Mobile Petition for Limited Waiver
  • 2023-08-03
    FCC Announces Nationwide Emergency Alerting Tests on October 4, 2023
  • 2023-07-25
    FCC Renews Certifications for State TRS Programs
  • 2023-07-21
    FCC Announces September 7 Disability Advisory Committee Meeting
  • 2023-07-21
    FCC Issues Reminder to Make Televised Emergency Information Accessible to Viewers with Disabilities
  • 2023-07-12
    FCC Announces Comment Dates for Next Generation 911 NPRM
  • 2023-06-30
    FCC Releases VRS Waiver Extension and TRS Fund Orders
  • 2023-06-29
    FCC Seeks Comment on U.S. Territory Application for TRS Program Recertification
  • 2023-06-23
    FCC Announces Comment Dates for Improving Accessibility of Wireless Emergency Alerts FNPRM
  • 2023-06-23
    FCC Reminder about TRS Complaint Logs and Reporting Obligations
  • 2023-06-21
    FCC Launches Data Cap Stories Portal
  • 2023-06-15
    FCC Seeks Comment on U.S. Territory Application for TRS Program Recertification
  • 2023-06-14
    FCC Promotes Next Generation 911 Services for Internet-Based Relay Services
  • 2023-06-12
    FCC Requires Access to Video Conferencing, Proposes Performance Objectives and TRS Integration
  • 2023-06-07
    FCC June 8 Open Meeting to Consider Accessibility of Video Conferencing Services
  • 2023-05-30
    FCC Grants Waiver of Certain Accessible Emergency Information Requirements
  • 2023-05-17
    Chairwoman Rosenworcel Shares Proposal to Require Accessibility of Interoperable Video Conferencing Services
  • 2023-05-15
    FCC Seeks Comment on TRS Payment Formulas and Funding Requirements
  • 2023-05-05
    FCC Seeks Comment on Petition filed by Communication Service for the Deaf
  • 2023-04-26
    Dates Announced for Comments on GlobalVRS Petition for Certain Cost Reimbursement
  • 2023-04-26
    FCC Announces 2023-2024 NDBEDP Allocations
  • 2023-04-14
    FCC Releases Order Extending the Transition Period for the Hearing Aid Compatibility Technical Standard
  • 2023-04-12
    FCC Seeks Comment on New Law’s Impact on Accessible Incarcerated People’s Communications Services
  • 2023-04-12
    FCC Seeks Comment on Petition to Extend Waiver of Accessible Emergency Information Requirement
  • 2023-04-04
    FCC Certifies ClearCaptions to Provide Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service
  • 2023-04-03
    FCC Announces Fifth Term of Disability Advisory Committee & April 26 Meeting
  • 2023-03-31
    FCC to Consider Improving Accessibility and Effectiveness of Wireless Emergency Alerts
  • 2023-03-31
    FCC Seeks Comment on Applications for Renewal of Certification of State Relay Programs
  • 2023-03-30
    FCC Announces Comment Due Dates for Audio Description Expansion FNPRM
  • 2023-03-23
    FCC Seeks Comment on Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) Task Force Report and Waiver Request
  • 2023-03-20
    FCC Extends Comment Cycle for Digital Discrimination NPRM
  • 2023-03-14
    FCC Seeks Comment on Hamilton’s Application for Full Certification to Provide IP CTS
  • 2023-03-13
    FCC Proposes Rules to Help Domestic Violence Survivors Access Safe and Affordable Connectivity
  • 2023-03-01
    FCC Reminder About Accessibility Recordkeeping and Contact Information Requirements
  • 2023-02-24
    FCC March 16 Meeting To Consider Accessibility Items
  • 2023-02-17
    FCC Task Force to Hold Listening Session in Los Angeles
  • 2023-02-09
    FCC Seeks Comment on Petitions for Reconsideration in Carceral Communications Proceeding
  • 2023-02-03
    FCC Announces Comment Due Dates for IP CTS Compensation Item
  • 2023-02-01
    FCC Announces Comment Due Dates for Closed Captioning Display Settings Proposal
  • 2023-02-01
    Sorenson Petitions for Partial Reconsideration of TRS User Registration Order
  • 2023-01-30
    FCC Seeks Comment on ClearCaptions’s Application for Full Certification to Provide IP CTS
  • 2023-01-30
    FCC Asks Consumers to Share Their Broadband Access Experiences
  • 2023-01-24
    FCC Seeks Comment on Closed Captioning Display Settings Proposal
  • 2023-01-23
    FCC Seeks Comment on Proposed Updates to TRS Data Breach Reporting Requirements
  • 2023-01-20
    FCC Announces Comment Due Dates for Preventing Digital Discrimination NPRM
  • 2023-01-12
    FCC Seeks Comment on Petition for Limited Waiver of VRS Privacy Screen Rule
  • 2023-01-09
    Congress Enacts Martha Wright-Reed Just and Reasonable Communications Act of 2022
  • 2023-01-06
    FCC Extends Reply Comment Deadline for Accessible Carceral Communications Proceeding
  • 2023-01-06
    FCC Announces Extended Comment Cycle for Broadband Labeling Further Notice
  • 2023-01-03
    FCC Releases Report on State of Competition in Communications Marketplace
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