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Belgian operators fall short in disabled access on websites

Friday 9 January 2015 | 10:06 CET | News
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Telecom operators are facing difficulties implementing the new rules for making websites accessible for visually impaired people, Belgian regulator BIPT reported following a study. The new rules took effect in March 2013. BIPT worked with the association VZW Transkript to see whether websites were offering accessible pages and how easy it was to find these. Most operators have a dedicated page, but the awareness and accessibility of the information are limited. Most websites did not take into account the full requirements of text-to-speech software, had little audio support and were too

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Belgacom / BIPT / Mobistar / Numericable / Proximus / Telenet / Voo
Countries: Belgium
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