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Audio and visually impaired Canadians get their own channel on basic tier

News | 12/11/2008 3:28 pm EST

For the first time ever, Canadians with hearing and visual disabilities have a dedicated channel that will feature closed captioned and descriptive audio programming from major Canadian and US broadcasters. Last week’s launch of The Accessible Channel (TAC) – which will cost BDU subscribers 20 cents each per month – will likely be the last specialty channel to receive basic tier penetration.

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