FCC To Consider ‘Several Accessibility Items’ At Next Open Meeting On October 19th

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FCC To Consider ‘Several Accessibility Items’ At Next Open Meeting On October 19th

Steven Aquino
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Oct 13, 2023,12:31pm EDT

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The FCC will discuss various accessibility topics at its next public meeting.

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In a blog post published this week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced a slew of accessibility-oriented topics are on the agenda for its next open meeting that’s open to the public.

The meeting will be held on Thursday, October 19 at 10:30am ET.

“On September 28, 2023, FCC Chairwoman [Jessica] Rosenworcel announced a tentative agenda for the October 2023 Open Meeting scheduled for 10:30 am EST on Thursday, October 19, 2023,” the agency wrote in the introduction. “The meeting will be held in the Commission Meeting Room of the FCC, 45 L Street N.E., Washington, D.C. The FCC meeting is also online, and streamed live with open captioning.”

The FCC notes several items are on the agenda for next week’s meeting which have pertinence to the disability community. [...]

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