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Comment Date:  July 10, 2018
Reply Comment Date:  July 20, 2018

On June 25, 2018, the Media Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Public Notice seeking comment on a petition filed by the American Cable Association requesting a waiver of the Commission’s rules requiring the accessibility of user interfaces on set-top boxes for some small and mid-sized cable systems.

Comments may be filed using 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 at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings may request assistance by email to FCC504@fcc.gov.

Links to Public Notice:
URL:     https://www.fcc.gov/document/media-bureau-seeks-comment-aca-user-interfaces-waiver-petition
Word:    https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-659A1.doc
PDF:      https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-659A1.pdf 
Text:      https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-659A1.txt

For more information, please contact Maria Mullarkey at (202) 418-2120 or Maria.Mullarkey@fcc.gov.  Individuals who are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at (844) 432‐2275 (videophone).  Individuals using a text teletypewriter (TTY) may call the FCC’s TTY number at (888) 835-5322.

Updated: 
Tuesday, September 17, 2019