Deaf and Hard of Hearing Consumer Groups and Researchers Call

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Consumer Groups and Researchers Call on the FCC to Improve the Quality of Live Captions on Television
Your Comments Needed by September 13
HLAA and other consumer groups petitioned the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to address long-standing quality problems with captioning for live television programming. Consumers routinely report serious problems with the accuracy, timing, completeness, and placement of captions on live programming, including local news, sports, and weather. The petition asks the FCC to build on its existing standards for the quality of captions by setting metrics for acceptable quality of live captions.

We need your help! The FCC has asked for comments from the public about the petition, and it’s important that they hear from deaf and hard of hearing consumers. Read more »

Comments needed by September 13.
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