Comments Due: March 3, 2023
Reply Comments Due: March 20, 2023
On January 24, 2023, the FCC’s Media Bureau released a Public Notice seeking comment on a consumer coalition proposal about the accessibility of closed captioning display settings. Specifically, in determining if closed captioning display settings are readily accessible, the proposal recommends that the FCC consider four factors: proximity, discoverability, previewability, and consistency and persistence. The consumer group filing can be found at: https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/document/10218268018374/1.
The Public Notice was published in the Federal Register on February 1, 2023. Accordingly, interested parties may file comments by accessing the FCC’s 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 may request assistance by email to FCC504@fcc.gov.
Links to the Public Notice Seeking Comment:
Links to the Public Notice Announcing the Comment Due Dates:
For general information about closed captioning settings, visit https://www.fcc.gov/display-closed-captioning-equipment. For specific questions about this Public Notice, contact Diana Sokolow, Diana.Sokolow@fcc.gov, of the Media Bureau, Policy Division, (202) 418-2120. 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.