Read this: Ofcom - Television Access Services: Report for the first six months of 2013
Summary: An explanation of the obligations applying to broadcasters is given in the Code of Television Access Services and is available on the Ofcom website. http//stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/broadcasting/broadcast-codes/tv-access-services/code-tv-access-services-2013/ This first report for 2013 shows that most broadcasters are exceeding their obligations for subtitling, audio description and for signing and the majority are doing so comfortably. In this connection, we note that that Nickelodeon has assured Ofcom that it will make up shortfalls in subtitling 65.5 in the first half of 2013 against an annual target of 70 and audio description 3.6 against a target of 10 A number of broadcasters have committed on a voluntary basis to increase audio description on all or most of their channels to 20. - stakeholders.ofcom.org.ukRead full article: Ofcom - Television Access Services: Repo…
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