What is subtitling?
Subtitling translates the spoken word into text or script, which appears at the bottom of the screen in time with the programme or film.
About the RTÉ Subtitling Service
RTÉ offers an unrivalled subtitling service to Irish television audiences. During peak time - 6.30pm - 11.30pm - RTÉ subtitles up to 90% of programmes on RTÉ One and up to 60% of programmes on RTÉ Two. See RTÉ Aertel page 888 to for details on accessing subtitles. See RTÉ Aertel page 344 for daily list of subtitle programmes on RTÉ One and RTÉ Two.
As Ireland's Public Service Broadcaster, RTÉ prides itself in constantly improving and upgrading its subtitling service. RTÉ keeps in contact with deaf and hard of hearing viewers so that their recommendations can be considered and if possible implemented.
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For more information on Television accessibility and how the digital switchover will affect you, visit www.tvaccess.ie
Experiencing Subtitle Issues?
The next time you're watching RTÉ One or RTÉ Two and you have subtitle problems.
Text RTÉ at 087 7989128
Information you MUST include:
- What Channel is having problems? (RTÉ One or RTÉ two)
- What problem you're having
- What was the date?
- What time did the problem start?
- What is the name of the programme?
- What area you live in?
- What carrier you use (Satellite/Cable)
Example of what your text message should look like:
RTE One, "Subtitles are not on screen", 4th May 2010, 2.09pm, The Afternoon show, I live in Dublin 24 and use Sky