Availability and affordability of accessible communications services has probably never been as crucial.
The response to covid19 pandemic has demonstrated that lack of accessible communications services means that many persons with disabilities are not able to connect with others which can lead to poor mental health due to isolation and loneliness. Lack of accessible emergency communications is especially alarming as it puts the lives of many persons with disabilities at great risk.
Today we launch the toolkit for transposition for the European Electronic Communications Code. This document will help advocate for strong national rules to ensure that persons with disabilities have equal access and choice to good quality, affordable, publicly available electronic communication services, including telephony and internet access services. Importantly, this toolkit will help advocate for accessibility of the single European emergency number ‘112’, and national emergency numbers.
To find out more information visit EDF @ https://bit.ly/2W2EVbh
To download the toolkit, please click here.