Wireless RERC Publishes Mobile Phone Accessibility Review

Wireless RERC has published a Mobile Phone Accessibility Review as input to the US Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) biennial evaluation of the impact of the commission’s regulations that implement the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) and measure compliance. The report provides ‘input on the state of accessibility of “mobile” or wireless services, including basic phones and feature phones (collectively referred to herein as non-smartphones), as well as smartphones’. The report contains comparative analyses and graphs showing different accessibility features on a variety of different devices, addressing different types of disabilities including vision, hearing, cognition, and mobility/dexterity.