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On July 5, 2012, the FCC released a Public Notice seeking comment on 5 petitions for exemption from the FCC’s closed captioning rules. Petitioners claim that compliance would be “economically burdensome” for them, as this standard is defined in Section 79.1(f) of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(f).


Comments and oppositions are due within 30 days from the date of this public notice. The case identifier must be placed on all filings. Comments and oppositions sent via e-mail to the Commission will be considered informal and are not part of the official record.


Links to the Public Notice






Links to CG Docket No. 06-181






For information about the FCC’s closed captioning rules, visit http://transition.fcc.gov/cgb/dro/caption.html.


For more information about filing a petition for a captioning exemption,

visit:   http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/economically-burdensome-exemption-closed-captioning-requirements.


Subscribe to AccessInfo@fcc.gov and receive updates of Public Notice, Order, Rulings and Press Releases and

Closed Captioning filings.


Visit http://transition.fcc.gov/cgb/dro/caption.html for updates on Closed Caption of Video Programming.


Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau Contact: Holberg (202) 418-2134 (voice); e-mail roger.holberg@fcc.gov or

Traci Randolph (202) 418-0569 (voice), (202) 418-0537 (TTY); e-mail traci.randolph@fcc.gov.

Friday, January 13, 2017