Examples of GARI in Use

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:

 

Government

Brazil: Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações (Anatel)
http://www.anatel.gov.br/consumidor/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=13&Itemid=350

Belgium: Belgian Institute for Postal services and Telecommunications (BIPT)
http://www.bipt.be/en/consumers/faq/157-where-can-i-find-equipment-appropriate-for-persons-with-disabilities

Finland: Finnish communications regulatory authority (FICORA)
https://www.viestintavirasto.fi/en/internettelephone/purchasingatelephoneandbroadbandsubscription.html

France: Autorité de Régulation des Communications Électroniques et des Postes (ARCEP)
http://www.arcep.fr/?id=9607

Denmark: Danish Business Authority
http://erhvervsstyrelsen.dk/forbrugere-med-saerlige-behov

Mexico: Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT)
http://movilesaccesibles.ift.org.mx/catalogo_desktop/app/web/busqueda.php

Portugal: Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações (ANACOM)
http://www.anacom.pt/render.jsp?contentId=1142009#.Vh6gWaJhrwQ

Romania: National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM)
http://www.ancom.org.ro/en/baza-de-date-telefoane-persoane-dizabilitati_5252

United States: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Accessibility Clearinghouse
http://ach.fcc.gov/products-and-services

United States: Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)
http://www.peatworks.org/content/accessibility-and-employment-what-people-disabilities-need-know

 

Industry

Australia: Telstra
http://telstra.com.au/mobile-phones/find-accessible-devices

Australia: Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA)
http://www.amta.org.au/pages/GARI
http://www.mobiletips.org.au/pages/Access

Austria: Forum Mobilfunk (FMK)
http://www.fmk.at/gesundheit-umwelt/barrierefreier-mobilfunk

Brazil: Brazilian Electrical and Electronics Industry Association (ABINEE)
http://www.abinee.org.br/programas/prog11.htm

Canada: Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA)
http://wirelessaccessibility.ca

Costa Rica: Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad
https://www.grupoice.com/wps/portal/ICE

France: Fédération Française des Télécoms (FFTélécoms)
http://www.fftelecoms.org/articles/la-base-gari-la-reference-sur-laccessibilite-des-appareils-mobiles

Germany: Informationszentrum Mobilfunk
http://informationszentrum-mobilfunk.de/global-accessibility-reporting-initiative-gari-uneingeschraenkt-mobil#header

Ireland: Tesco Mobile
http://www.tescomobile.ie/about-us/accessibility.aspx

Ireland: Three
https://www.three.ie/accessibility/

Mexico: ANATEL
http://anatel.org.mx/inclusion.php

Mexico: Telcel
http://www.telcel.com/mundo_telcel/quienes-somos/corporativo/accesibilidad-telefonos.html

Mexico: Telefónica México
http://www.telefonica.com.mx/rc-sostenibilidad/transparencia-y-dialogo/nos-importa-mexico

Qatar: Vodafone
https://www.vodafone.qa/en/better-world/vodafone-for-all

South Africa: MTN
https://www.mtn.co.za/support/Pages/AccessibleDevices.aspx

South Africa: South African Electronic Communications Association (SAECA)
http://www.saeca.co.za/gari.html

South Africa: Vodacom
https://myvodacom.secure.vodacom.co.za/vodacom/services/specific-needs

UK: Vodafone
http://www.vodafone.com/content/sustainability/operating_responsibly/accessibility.html

United States: Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA)
http://www.accesswireless.org/Find/Gari.aspx

 

Organisations of Persons with Disabilities

France: Bucodes SurdiFrance - Union d'associations nationales et régionales de devenus-sourds et malentendants
http://www.surdifrance.org/accessibilite/telephone-mobile-pour-malentendants

United States: Hearing Loss Association of America
http://www.hearingloss.org/content/telephones

 

Consumer Organisations

Australia: Media Access Australia
http://www.mediaaccess.org.au/digital-technology/smartphone-accessibility

Malaysia: Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum Malaysia
http://www.consumerinfo.my/Mobile-Phones/Mobile-Accessibility.aspx

 

Health Platforms

UK: my health apps - healthcare apps tested and peer reviewed by patient organisations around the world
http://www.myhealthapps.net/resources

 

Universities

UK: The University of Edinburgh
http://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/help-consultancy/accessibility/assistive-technology/mobileaccess

 

App Developers

vBookz
http://www.vbookz.com/V1/vBookz_GARI.html