“This page is a digitally archived AccessInfo Announcement”

Comment Deadline:  September 11, 2014

On August 28, 2014, the FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) released a Public Notice with tentative findings about the following:

              •thelevelofcompliancewithaccessibilityrequirementsfortelecommunicationsandadvancedcommunicationsservicesandequipment,andInternetbrowsersbuiltintomobilephones;

•theeffectofaccessibilityrecordkeepingandenforcementrequirementsonthedevelopment anddeploymentofnewcommunicationstechnologies;and

•theextenttowhichaccessibilitybarriersstillexistwithrespecttonewcommunications technologies.

CGB requests comments on whether its tentative findings accurately represent the current state of communications technologies accessibility.  Comments will help inform the FCC’s report to Congress about these issues, which is required by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA) and is due October 8, 2014.

Links to the Public Notice:

Word:    https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-14 -1255A1.docx PDF:    https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-14 -1255A1.pdf Text:    https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-14 -1255A1.txt

For more information, contact Rosaline Crawford, Disability Rights Office, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, at 202-418-2075 or Rosaline.Crawford@fcc.gov.

 

Updated: 
Friday, November 18, 2016