Posted on: 29th March 2018
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is the regulatory authority for the ICT industry in Kenya with responsibilities in telecommunications- commerce, broadcasting and postal/courier services. CA is also responsible for managing the country’s numbering and frequency spectrum resources as well as safeguarding the interests of users of ICT services.
In furtherance of its responsibility to safeguard the interests of consumers including PWDs, the Authority has developed a consultation paper on additional requirements to enhance accessibility of broadcasting services to PWDs.
The objective of this consultation process is to give stakeholders and the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed additional requirements that television broadcasting licensees will be required to implement in order to enhance accessibility of broadcasting services by PWDs, especially those with seeing and hearing disabilities. The consultation paper available on the Authority’s website via Public Consultation Paper on Proposed additional requirements to Enhance Accessibility to Broadcasting Services by PWDs 2018 final.
This is to notify stakeholders and the general public that the consultation period has been extended to 23rd March 2018.
Stakeholders including members of the public, organizations dealing with PWDs, licensees and incorporated bodies are invited to review and submit their specific inputs and views on the proposed requirements aimed at enhancement of accessibility of broadcasting services by Persons with Disabilities (PWDs).
Written comments on specific proposed requirements and any other requirement shall be sent to the address indicated below or via email address email@example.com on or before the close of day on 23rd March 2018.
The comments received will inform final additional requirements that will eventually be published in the Kenya Gazette and on the CA website for implementation by the relevant broadcasting service licensees as part of enforceable licence conditions.
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