Entries from Grumpy Old Deafies tagged with 'ofcom'

Parliament: Deaf Access to Telecommunications

Malcolm Bruce (Gordon, Liberal Democrat) To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform if he will review the definition of relay services for the deaf in the Government's 2003 Universal Service Order to include newer technologies...

Ofcom's response to a formal complaint around lack of BSL consultation

Ofcom has been carrying out a consultation in respect of how BSL is transmitted on television. The consultation is supposed to end this Friday. I responded to this consultation, and further responses can be found on their website. As a...

Ofcom's lack of proactiveness

In the UK digital television is required to meet an eventual 5% target for producing signed output on television (unless granted an exemption). Since the interpreter cannot be turned off, this annoys some viewers, and from time to time we...

Ofcom's consultation for signing on television ends today

Just a reminder, Ofcom's consultation in respect of Signing on Television ends today. Some of the responses can be found here. Unfortunately, they all appear to be in English. I wonder if the BSL submissions (if there is any) will...

Ofcom fails its own Disability Equality Scheme?

Ofcom is the regulator for the communications industries in the UK. That includes television. Currently Ofcom has a consultation happening in respect of BSL on television. This is a major consultation, and will affect every BSL user in the UK...

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