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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:
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 .