Is your PEG Channel exempt from FCC and ADA compliance?

Posted by Kate Armelie on Aug 13, 2018 4:13:35 PM

In this final segment on PEG channels and closed captioning, we will recap the FCC and ADA requirements for providing accessibility as well as what things you can and need to do to determine your exemption and other options for providing accessibility.

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Topics: Closed Caption Requirements, PEG

ADA Compliance for Public, Educational and Government Access Channels

Posted by Kate Armelie on Jul 19, 2018 7:31:17 PM

Part 1 of this series, was about accessibility regulations for Public Educational and Government (PEG) Channels, focusing on what a PEG access channel is, and what the FCC requirements are for closed captioning. This post will cover what the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements are for closed captions regarding PEG access channels and what steps are necessary to take to qualify for exemption.

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Topics: Closed Caption Requirements, PEG

Caption Requirements for Public, Education and Government Channels

Posted by Kate Armelie on Jul 2, 2018 4:06:11 PM

For many PEG channels it can often be confusing to understand what their closed captioning obligations are. The FCC and the ADA have regulations for closed captioning, each with their own set of standards. This is the first of a three part series focusing on what the regulations for closed captioning are for PEG channels and the steps taken to avoid fines and provide accessible content for all viewers.

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Topics: captions, FCC, closed captions, Public Television, Closed Caption Requirements, PEG

5 Reasons for Closed Captioning

Posted by Kate Armelie on May 31, 2018 11:02:59 PM

From providing basic communication for the Deaf or hard of hearing to helping develop reading skills for children or ESL viewers closed captions are more useful than many people think.

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Topics: captions, FCC, closed captions

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