On February 26, 2021, the FCC released a Public Notice to remind  entities currently certified by the FCC to participate in the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP), as well as other entities interested in participating in the program, that applications are due for the next 5-year certification cycle by June 30, 2021.  The next certification cycle runs from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2027. 

Links to Public Notice:
URL:    https://www.fcc.gov/general/national-deaf-blind-equipment-distribution-program
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-241A1.docx
PDF:    https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-241A1.pdf
Text:   https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-241A1.txt

For general information about the NDBEDP, visit  https://www.fcc.gov/ndbedp.  For specific questions, please contact Jacqueline Ellington, Disability Rights Office, FCC, at 202-418-1153 or jackie.ellington@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: 
Friday, February 26, 2021