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On February 7, 2014, the FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau released an Order announcing the extension of the pilot program for the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP) for an additional year, until June 30, 2015.  The NDBEDP was established pursuant to the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA).  The CVAA authorizes the FCC to provide up to $10 million annually for the distribution of accessible communications equipment to low -income individuals who are deaf -blind.

 

Links to the Order:

PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-14 -170A1.pdf

Word:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-14 -170A1.doc

Text:   https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-14 -170A1.txt

 

For further information contact Jackie Ellington, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Disability Rights Office, 202-418-1153, e-mail  Jackie.Ellington@fcc.gov;  or Rosaline Crawford, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Disability Rights Office, 202-418-2075, e-mail Rosaline.Crawford@fcc.gov .

Updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016