FCC to Propose Expanding Cable Video Description

March 31, 2016

That is according to a source familiar with a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking being voted by the commission March 31.

It is the FCC's latest step in implementing the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA), something FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has made a priority in his efforts to promote universal communications access, in this case blind and sight-impaired viewers to the most popular video programming.
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