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Comment Date:  July 26, 2019

Reply Comment Date:  August 9, 2019

On June 27, 2019, the FCC’s Media Bureau (MB) released a Public Notice inviting public comment on Pluto TV’s request for a temporary waiver of the FCC’s rules requiring closed captioning of video programming delivered through Internet protocol on certain platforms upon which users can access Pluto TV’s content. 

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. 11-154.  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/mb-seeks-comment-pluto-tvs-ip-closed-captioning-waiver-petition
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-600A1.docx
PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-600A1.pdf
Text:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-600A1.txt

Link to Pluto TV’s Petition:
URL:  https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/10515140142576/5-15-19%20Pluto%20Petition%20For%20Waiver%20As%20Filed.pdf

General information about the FCC’s IP closed captioning requirements is available at https://www.fcc.gov/general/closed-captioning-video-programming-delivered-using-internet-protocol-ip.  For further information, please contact Maria Mullarkey, MB, at (202) 418-2120 or maria.mullarkey@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: 
Monday, September 9, 2019