6% of the content on Prime TV Channel will have captioning. A good start but still a long way to go!

SKY spokeswoman Kirsty Way said earlier this week: “We are really pleased Prime will now be able to show captions on these quality local shows, thanks to the contribution of ABLE along with our investment in infrastructure.” So what do we know about captioning on the Sky owned free to air Prime TV channel? Q – When will captioning start? A – No date has been announced but it is.

Watching Captioned TV in the UK – “I don’t understand the stance the New Zealand Government has on not legislating for Captioning.”

My first foray into the joy of captioning in the UK was on a Tuesday morning. While my daughter and her friends chatted and made breakfast, I noticed the breakfast news on. With Captions. I was riveted. This was the equivalence of our TV1’s Breakfast news. Same format even. And it was 100% live captioned. There was virtually no delay because the captions were done by scrolling. That is, the.

Who Needs Perspective? – “This Government needs to gain an understanding of the perspective of a person who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing.”

  Twice this month, when raising the awareness for the need for more captioning, both NZ on Air and the government have replied that 250 hours of captioning is already provided each week. In fact, the Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, MP for National questioned the need for more captioning stating that there are 35 hours of captioned television available on free to air television every day, which is more than.