Closed-Captioning Info for NBC Philadelphia

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013  |  Updated 11:32 AM EDT
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Closed-Captioning Info for NBC Philadelphia

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More than 120 million Americans benefit from closed-captioning, including 28 million people who are deaf and/or hard-of-hearing people, 26 million elementary school children practicing reading skills, 30 million people learning English as a second language and 40 million Americans ages 16 and older learning to read.

In addition, a growing number of NBC viewers in restaurants, gyms, bars, airports and other public places utilize closed-captioning to follow a program despite the loud atmosphere.

Gaining access to closed-captioned programs is as easy as turning on your television. Today, caption decoders are a standard feature of television sets with 13-inch screens or larger.

As the number of closed-caption viewers continues to increase, so does NBC Philadelphia's determination to provide quality news and entertainment to all of its viewers.

  • Real time closed captioning captures live news updates and ad-libs, information vital to a news watcher.
  • NBC Philadelphia Closed-Captioning allows the audio portion of televised programs to be converted into written words that appear on the screen in the form of subtitles.

For further information regarding closed-captioning on NBC Philadelphia please contact:

Tim O'Sullivan
Manager, Technical Operations
WCAU
10 Monument Road
Bala Cynwyd, Pa. 19004
Ph: 610-668-5613
Fax: 610-668-7091
Email: tim.osullivan@nbcuni.com

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