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    What exactly is the digital caption service?

    Published on 2016-12-29

    This is closed captioning service for digital television signals.

    Digital caption service allows you to choose the way you view the digital captioning.

    There are 6 standard services, however the 2 main services are:

    • Service 1 is designated as the Primary Caption Service. This service contains the verbatim, or near-verbatim captions for the primary language being spoken in the accompanying program audio.
    • Service 2 is designated as the Secondary Language Service. This service contains captions in a secondary language which are translations for the captions in the primary Caption Service.

    Available services are determined by the program.

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