Kelley Drye Telecommunications paralegal Jennifer Rodden contributed to this post.

Earlier this year, a coalition of e-reader manufacturers (Amazon, Kobo and Sony Electronics) petitioned for waiver from the disabled access requirements applicable to Advanced Communications Services (“ACS”) under the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (“CVAA”). The Coalition seeks a class waiver

Earlier this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a $1.375 million settlement with New Cingular Wireless, resolving the company’s self-disclosed violations of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act ("EPCRA"). This settlement marks the continuation of EPA’s rigorous facility compliance enforcement initiative targeting companies in the telecommunications industry. Despite many years of EPA

On August 1, 2013, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC" or "Commission") released a Public Notice seeking comment by September 3, 2013 on a petition for waiver from the disabled access requirements filed by a coalition of e-reader manufacturers (Amazon, Kobo and Sony Electronics). In late 2011, the FCC released a Report and Order implementing provisions