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Comment Date: April 1, 2019

Reply Comment Date: May 1, 2019

On February 4, 2019, the FCC’s Media Bureau released a public notice seeking information on recent developments in the video description marketplace affecting the availability, use, benefits, and costs of video description to prepare a Report to Congress due later this year.

Interested parties may file comments by accessing the Electronic Comment Filing System at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings.  All filings must reference MB Docket No. 11-43.  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/fcc-seeks-comments-video-description
Word:   https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-40A1.docx 
PDF:      https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-40A1.pdf
Text:     https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-40A1.txt 

For general information about video description, please visit the FCC’s webpage: https://www.fcc.gov/general/video-description.  For specific questions, contact Lyle Elder, Lyle.Elder@fcc.gov, (202) 418-2120, or Maria Mullarkey, Maria.Mullarkey@fcc.gov, (202) 418-2120. 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: 
Monday, February 4, 2019