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State Program Spotlights Needed!

By | 2018-04-14T16:27:53+00:00 April 14th, 2018|Categories: News, State Program|

ATTENTION, ALL TEDPA MEMBERS! Do you have something exciting and interesting happening within your state program?  Do you have best practices and tips to share, or do you have solutions for challenges you've overcome in your program? If so, you are invited to write a summary of your program and submit it for future consideration for [...]

FCC Announces Release of MITRE Assessments of IP CTS

By | 2018-04-14T15:29:04+00:00 April 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

On April 11, 2018, the Managing Director and the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the release of two summaries prepared by the MITRE Corporation detailing the results of the first two phases of independent testing performed to assess the quality and usability of Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service [...]

FCC Announces Three Items Regarding Public Safety

By | 2018-04-14T15:24:18+00:00 April 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

The following are three related announcements regarding public safety issues being addressed by the FCC: April 13, 2018 Workshop on Critical Info During Disasters -  April 13, 2018, the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau will host a workshop at the FCC’s headquarters to identify the communication and information needs of government agencies and consumers to enhance disaster preparedness and improve FCC [...]

FCC Invites Public Comment in the Preparation of Biennial Report to Congress (Updated: CORRECTED COMMENTS DUE DATE)

By | 2018-04-14T15:23:15+00:00 April 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 [...]

FCC Invites Public Comment in the Preparation of Biennial Report to Congress

By | 2018-04-14T15:25:12+00:00 April 8th, 2018|Categories: News|

Comments Due:  April 26, 2018 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 [...]

Meet Arkansas!

By | 2018-04-14T15:26:00+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: State Program|

"REMOVING TELECOMMUNICATION BARRIERS"   The Telecommunication Access Program (TAP) serves Arkansans who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, speech impaired, or who have a visual, mobility or cognitive impairment that need assistance accessing the telecommunication network. TAP’s goal is to remove the telecommunication barriers and increase independence and saftey for individuals with disabilities. In order to [...]