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Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996: Resources

Text of Section 255

Federal Communications Commission

Section 255 Telecommunications Access For People with Disabilities : FCC Consumer Facts
This fact sheet explains the basics of Section 255: Background; Products and Services Covered Under Section 255; Definitions; Identifying Access Needs; Frequently Asked Questions; Filing a Complaint; Contact Information
www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/section255.html

Section 255 Manufacturers of Equipment
www.fcc.gov/cgb/dro/section255_manu.html

Section 255 Service Providers
www.fcc.gov/cgb/dro/service_providers.html

Assistance with Filing a Complaint About Cell Phone Accessibility with the Federal Communications Commission
www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=4&TopicID=327&DocumentID=3605

The Access Board

Access Board's Telecommunications Accessibility Homepage
Links to information about the Telecommunications Act Accessibility Guidelines; About These Guidelines; Frequently Asked Questions; Update of the Guidelines; The Law; Other Resources; Technical Assistance
www.access-board.gov/telecomm/index.htm

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