On April 5, 2018, the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) released a Public Notice to invite public comment to help prepare its 2018 biennial report to Congress about:
1. the level of compliance with accessibility requirements for telecommunications and advanced communications services and equipment, and Internet browsers built into mobile phones;
2. the extent to which accessibility barriers still exist with respect to new communications technologies; and
3. the effect of accessibility recordkeeping and enforcement requirements on the development and deployment of new communications technologies.
Comments may be filed online in CG Docket (Proceeding) No. 10-213 at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/
filings. Please title comments as “Public Notice Comments – Accessibility of Communications Technologies.” 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 the Public Notice:
Links to the 2016 Biennial Report:
For additional information, contact Darryl Cooper, Disability Rights Office, at (202) 418-7131 or Darryl.Cooper@fcc.gov; or Rosaline Crawford, Disability Rights Office, at (202) 418-2075 or Rosaline.Crawford@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.