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Comment Date:  September 13, 2019

Reply Comment Date:  September 30, 2019

On August 14, 2019, the FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau released a Public Notice inviting public comment on a petition for declaratory ruling and rulemaking filed by a coalition of consumer and academic organizations in regard to live captioning quality metrics and the use of automated speech recognition techniques.

Interested parties may file comments by accessing the Electronic Comment Filing System at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings.  All filings must reference CGB Docket No. 05-231.  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/request-comment-tdi-et-al-caption-quality-petition
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-776A1.docx
PDF:    https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-776A1.pdf
Text:   https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-776A1.txt

Link to the Coalition’s Petition:
URL: https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filing/10801131063733

General information about the FCC’s television closed captioning requirements is available at https://www.fcc.gov/general/closed-captioning-video-programming-television.  For further information, please contact Debra Patkin, CGB, at (202) 870-5226 or debra.patkin@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).  Individuals using a text teletypewriter (TTY) may call the FCC’s TTY number at (888) 835-5322.

Updated: 
Friday, September 6, 2019