Communications & IT

Communications & IT

Access to information and communication technology (ICT) is addressed by Board standards and guidelines issued under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act.

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Section 508 Standards
These standards apply to electronic and information technology procured by Federal agencies.

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Refresh of the Section 508 Standards and the Telecommunications Act Guidelines
The Access Board is jointly updating the Section 508 Standards along with guidelines issued under the Telecommunications Act.

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Telecommunications Act Accessibility Guidelines
These guidelines apply to telecommunication products and equipment covered by Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act.