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“This page is a digitally archived AccessInfo Announcement”

Comment Deadline:  Extended to July 15, 2014


The FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) released a Public Notice asking for information about the following:



the level of compliance with accessibility requirements for telecommunications and advanced communications services and equipment, and Internet browsers built into mobile phones;

the effect of accessibility recordkeeping and enforcement requirements on the development and deployment of new communications technologies; and

the extent to which accessibility barriers still exist with respect to new communications technologies.


This information will help inform the FCC’s report to Congress about these issues, which is required by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA) and is due October 8, 2014.  The FCC will publish and seek public comment on its tentative findings on these matters before it submits its report to Congress.


Links to the Public Notice extending the comment deadline to July 15, 2014: Word:  https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-14 -847A1.docx PDF:    https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-14 -847A1.pdf

Text:   https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-14 -847A1.txt



Links to the original Public Notice seeking comments:

Word:  https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-14 -828A1.doc PDF:  https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-14 -828A1.pdf Text:   https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-14 -828A1.txt



Links to the 2012 CVAA Biennial Report:

Word:  https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-12 -1602A1.doc PDF:  https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-12 -1602A1.pdf Text:   https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-12 -1602A1.txt



For more information, contact Rosaline Crawford, Disability Rights Office, Consumer and

Governmental Affairs Bureau, at 202-418-2075 or  Rosaline.Crawford@fcc.gov

Tuesday, November 22, 2016