2017–18 annual captioning compliance results: subscription television
The ACMA has received annual captioning compliance reports for the 2017–18 financial year from six subscription television licensees, for 527 subscription television services in total. The same channel being provided by different licensees is regarded as the provision of different services under the captioning legislation.
2017–18 compliance summary
Subscription television licensees must comply with the television captioning obligations under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (the BSA).
All of the subscription television licensees met their captioning target requirements for 2017–18. According to the licensees’ reports, in 2017–18:
The annual captioning targets for subscription television services vary by genre and category. The target for each category generally increases by five per cent each year, until the target reaches 100 per cent. For 2017–18, the captioning targets for subscription television services ranged from 20 per cent (of total broadcast time over the year) for music services to 90 per cent for Category A movie services.
View the levels of captioning provided on subscription television services in 2017–18, (Excel, 337KB) in order of service name.
2017–18 annual captioning compliance reports from subscription television licensees
Last updated: 19 December 2018