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On June 21, 2012, the Commission released a public notice requesting comment on a petition filed by the National Cable

& Telecommunications Association (NCTA), which request that the Commission waive its rules requiring advanced communications services (ACS) and equipment to be accessible by people with disabilities.

NCTA requests a waiver for set-top boxes leased by cable operators to their customers and manufactured before July 1,



Comment Deadline: July 23, 2012

Reply Comment Deadline: August 2, 2012


Public Notice of NCTA petition, released May 15, 2012:





NCTA Petition: The correct link is http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/document/view?id=7021921284


For further information, please contact Eliot Greenwald at (202) 418-2235 or Eliot.Greenwald@fcc.gov; or Rosaline

Crawford at (202) 418-2075 or Rosaline.Crawford@fcc.gov.

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