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Argentina: New Resolution Aims to Make Television Content More Accessible

April 18, 2022

Resolution No. 570/2022 (“Resolution“), issued by the National Communications Authority (ENACOM), was published in the Official Gazette on 31 March 2022. The Resolution establishes that news signals that are mandatory for the subscription of television services must include additional visual communication media that uses sign language and closed captioning. View the alert in Spanish.

The main purpose of the Resolution is to make content more accessible to people with sensory disabilities. For such purpose, it is determined that ICT licensees registered with ENACOM to provide subscription services by physical and/or radio-electric and satellite link must incorporate sign language translation and closed captioning in the news signals of mandatory inclusion.

Source: Global Compliance News