Dial 211 for Essential Community Services
May 20, 2011 (Published)
In many states, dialing “211” provides individuals and families in need with a shortcut through...
Closed Captioning on Television
December 30, 2014 (Updated)
Closed captioning displays the audio portion of a television program as text on the TV screen...
Closed Captioning for Digital Television (DTV)
October 30, 2014 (Updated)
Closed captioning is an assistive technology that allows persons with hearing disabilities to...
Closed Captioning and Digital-to-Analog Converter Boxes for Viewing Free Over-the-Air Programming on Analog Televisions
October 29, 2014 (Updated)
The digital television (DTV) transition refers to the switch from analog to digital broadcast...
Accessibility of Emergency Information on Television
February 13, 2015 (Updated)
FCC rules require broadcasters and cable operators to make local emergency information accessible...
Video Description: Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010
May 2, 2011
In compliance with the recently enacted Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility...
Improving Communications Services for Native Nations by Promoting Greater Utilization of Spectrum over Tribal Lands
May 2, 2011
Historically, members of federally-recognized American Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (“...
May 16, 2011
FCC ANNOUNCES AGENDA FOR VIDEO PROGRAMMING ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (VPAAC) SCHEDULED FOR MAY 5, 2011 AT FCC HEADQUARTERS
Video Programming Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting
April 28, 2011
The purpose of the VPAAC is to develop recommendations on closed captioning of Internet programming...
Making Emergency Alerts and 911 Accessible
April 6, 2011
Emergency alerts and 911 are the two sides of the emergency communications coin. Alerts warn...