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UK broadcasters improve quality of live subtitles - Ofcom

Wednesday 20 May 2015 | 20:44 CET | News
UK broadcasters are making good progress on the quality of live TV subtitles, but delays and subtitle speeds remain an issue for viewers, according to the third report on the subject by communications regulator Ofcom. Broadcasters are making extensive use of easier to read 'block subtitles', which show several words a single block of text, reducing the number of pre-recorded programmes that have to be subtitled live, and reducing subtitle 'outages'. The TV channels were found to have achieved 98 percent or better accuracy across 77 percent of their programmes between October and November

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: BBC / Channel 4 / ITV / Ofcom / Sky
Countries: United Kingdom
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