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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

31 October 2018
Federico Hernández Arroyo Federal Telecommunications Institute publishes new guidelines regarding accessibility of broadcast TV services

Mexico - Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In 2017 the Federal Telecommunications Institute published the General Guidelines for the Accessibility of Broadcast Television Services, which will take effect in December 2018. The guidelines establish requirements regarding the inclusion of Mexican sign language or hidden subtitles in certain programmes, which apply to concessionaires that use a signal to commercially transmit broadcast TV to more than 50% of the Mexican territory and federal public entities that are concessionaires of public broadcast TV.

Author: Federico Hernández Arroyo
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7-9 November – Mexico City

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