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CEA Issues Accessibility Compliance Manual
Arlington, VA – 03/26/2012 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today released a compliance manual for its members regarding the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Advanced Communications Services accessibility rules. 

This manual, which is available only to CEA members, provides a guide to complying with the FCC rules that implement the statutory requirements for making advanced communications services more accessible to people with disabilities. The FCC adopted these rules in October 2011 as part of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act.

“CEA has taken a leading role on accessibility issues and this manual further exemplifies our industry’s commitment to accessibility and regulatory compliance,” said Julie Kearney, CEA vice president of regulatory affairs. “We hope that members find the manual to be a valuable benefit of CEA membership.”

CEA members can download a copy of the compliance manual here. For more resources, members can visit


About the Consumer Technology Assocation

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $195 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at, and through social media: CEA FacebookCEA TwitterDigital Dialogue.

Categories:  Public Policy & Government Affairs  — Tags:  FCC, Kearney, "Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act"

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