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Ofcom names TV channels required to offer access services

Wednesday 24 June 2015 | 12:53 CET | News
Ofcom has published a statement outlining which TV channels will be required to provide access services (subtitles, signing and audio description) on a proportion of their programming in 2016. In 2016, 83 domestic channels will be required to provide access. In addition, 40 non-domestic channels across eight different EU member states will provide access services in 2016. Six channels that had no obligation to provide access services in 2015 will be required to provide access services in 2016. These are BBC Alba, ITVBe, ITV Encore, Sky Sports 5, BT Sport 2 and Fox. Over 20 time-shifted

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Countries: United Kingdom
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