FCC Announces Second Extension of Comment Period for Pluto TV’s Petition for Waiver of IP Captioning Rules

New Comment Date:  February 21, 2020

New Reply Comment Date:  March 6, 2020


On November 6, 2019, the FCC's Media Bureau released an Order extending by an additional 120 days the comment deadlines for Pluto TV's petition for a temporary waiver of the FCC's Internet protocol (IP) closed captioning rules.


Interested parties may file comments by accessing the Electronic Comment Filing System at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings.  All filings must reference MB Docket No. 11-154.  People with disabilities who need assistance to file comments online at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings may request assistance by email to FCC504 [at] fcc [dot] gov.   


Second Order Extending the Comment Period:

URL:  https://www.fcc.gov/document/further-extension-comment-dates-pluto-tv-pe...

Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-1152A1.docx

PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-1152A1.pdf

Text:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-1152A1.txt


First Order Extending the Comment Period:

URL:  https://www.fcc.gov/document/extension-comment-dates-pluto-tv-petition-w...

Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-690A1.doc

PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-690A1.pdf

Text:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-690A1.txt


Public Notice Inviting Comment on Pluto's Petition:

URL:  https://www.fcc.gov/document/mb-seeks-comment-pluto-tvs-ip-closed-captio...

Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-600A1.docx        

PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-600A1.pdf      

Text:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-600A1.txt


Link to Pluto TV's Petition:

URL:  https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/10515140142576/5-15-19%20Pluto%20Petition%2...


General information about the FCC's IP closed captioning requirements is available at https://www.fcc.gov/general/closed-captioning-video-programming-delivere....  For further information, please contact Maria Mullarkey, Policy Division, Media Bureau, at (202) 418-2120, maria [dot] mullarkey [at] fcc [dot] gov, or Kim Matthews, Policy Division, Media Bureau, (202) 418-2154, kim [dot] matthews [at] fcc [dot] gov.  Individuals who use videophones and are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) may call the FCC's ASL Consumer Support Line at (844) 432-2275 (videophone).  Individuals using a text teletypewriter (TTY) may call the FCC's TTY number at (888) 835-5322.