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Promoting awareness of the existence of different assistive devices and solutions is a cornerstone of many governmental policies in this area. GARI plays a useful role in relation to mobile devices and the accessibility features that they support, and the following provides examples of how GARI is being used by different stakeholders:



Brazil: Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações (Anatel)

Belgium: Belgian Institute for Postal services and Telecommunications (BIPT)

Denmark: Danish Energy Agency => Click on “Forbrugere med særlige behov”

Finland: Finnish communications regulatory authority (FICORA)

France: Autorité de Régulation des Communications Électroniques et des Postes (ARCEP)

Mexico: Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT)

Norway: Nasjonal kommnikasjonsmyndighet (Nkom)

Portugal: Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações (ANACOM)

Romania: National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM)

United States: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Accessibility Clearinghouse

United States: Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)



Australia: Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA)

Austria: Forum Mobilfunk (FMK)

Brazil: Brazilian Electrical and Electronics Industry Association (ABINEE)

Canada: Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA)

Costa Rica: Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad

France: Fédération Française des Télécoms (FFTélécoms)

Germany: Informationszentrum Mobilfunk

Ireland: Tesco Mobile

Ireland: Three

Mexico: ANATEL

Mexico: AT&T

Mexico: Telcel

Mexico: Telefónica México

Qatar: Vodafone

Spain: Telefonica

South Africa: MTN

South Africa: South African Electronic Communications Association (SAECA)

South Africa: Vodacom

UK: Vodafone

United States: AT&T

United States: Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA)


Organisations of Persons with Disabilities

Austria: Hilfsgemeinschaft der Blinden und Sehschwachen Österreichs

France: Bucodes SurdiFrance - Union d'associations nationales et régionales de devenus-sourds et malentendants

Germany: Deutscher Schwerhörigenbund e.V.

United States: Hearing Loss Association of America


Consumer Organisations

Australia: Media Access Australia

Australia: Australian accessibility information provider Information on Disability, Education & Awareness Services (IDEAS) in cooperation with the National Consumer Organisation ACCAN

Malaysia: Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum Malaysia


Health Platforms

UK: my health apps - healthcare apps tested and peer reviewed by patient organisations around the world



UK: The University of Edinburgh


App Developers