Comments Due:  April 15, 2024

Reply Comments Due:  April 25, 2024

On March 19, 2024, the FCC released a Public Notice seeking comment on whether the Commission should adopt a Joint Proposal filed by NCTA – The Internet & Television Association and several disability advocacy groups (collectively, “the Organizations”) addressing how the Commission should determine if specific closed captioning display settings are readily accessible. 

On March 26, 2024, the Media Bureau released a Public Notice announcing the comment due dates for the proceeding.

Link to the initial Public Notice:

https://www.fcc.gov/document/media-bureau-seeks-comment-joint-caption-display-settings-proposal

Link to the Public Notice announcing the comment dates:

https://www.fcc.gov/document/comment-dates-joint-captioning-display-settings-proposal-pn

Interested parties may file comments by accessing the Electronic Comment Filing System at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings.  All filings must reference MB Docket No. 12-108.  People with disabilities who need assistance to file comments online, or who need materials in accessible formats (braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), may request assistance by email to FCC504@fcc.gov

 

For additional information, contact Diana Sokolow, Media Bureau, Policy Division, at (202) 418-2120, or via e-mail at Diana.Sokolow@fcc.gov.  Individuals who use videophones and are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at (844) 432-2275 (videophone). 

 

 

Updated:
Tuesday, March 26, 2024