Advanced Communications Services and the CVAA

The 21st Century Communications and Video Act (CVAA) mandates that a wide range of digital communications services, including electronic messaging and video chat, are accessible for all users. The law is intended to ensure that, in a world more connected than ever, everyone gets included in the conversation.

Is your organization compliant with the CVAA? In our guide, “Advanced Communications Services and the CVAA,” we take a deep dive into this key piece of legislation, outlining the services it covers and the accessibility requirements for each. Request it now to assess whether your team is at risk.

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Download this guide to learn about:

  • The history and purpose of the 21st Century Communications and Video Act (CVAA)
  • The types of communications providers and services that can be held accountable under the CVAA
  • The specific accessibility requirements that hardware and software products need to meet to comply with the CVAA
  • Simple actions your organization can take to become and stay CVAA compliant

What Does the CVAA Mean by “Accessible”?

To determine whether a communications service is accessible, the CVAA considers two criteria: first, can the service be used by all people? And second, is all the information that people need to use the service readily available? For more information about how the CVAA assesses compliance with these criteria, and to gauge whether your organization’s products are up to standard, request our full guide.

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