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AMI-audio

This article is about the audio news channel in Canada formerly known as VoicePrint. For other uses, see Voiceprint.
AMI-audio
AMI-audio logo
Launched December 1, 1990
Owned by Accessible Media Inc.
Country Canada
Broadcast area National
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario
Formerly called VoicePrint (1990-2012)
Sister channel(s) AMI-tv
Website AMI-audio
Availability
Satellite
Bell TV Channel 049
Shaw Direct Channel 288/825
Cable
Available on most Canadian cable systems Check local listings, channels may vary

AMI-audio is a sister television channel) AMI-audio is a volunteer-based service, where individuals perform voice recordings at various centres across the country.

AMI-audio is licensed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), and went on the air in 1990 as VoicePrint. The CRTC licensed AMI-audio as a "must-carry" service in 2001, meaning all digital cable and satellite providers must carry the service. AMI-audio is primarily accessed on the secondary audio program (SAP) of CBC News Network, while some providers carry the service on a separate channel through digital cable. The service is also available on the Internet, through ami.ca.

On March 5, 2012, VoicePrint was renamed AMI-audio. The re-branding is part of a new promotional effort by AMI to unify its services under a single brand for easier cross-promotion with AMI-tv and ami.ca.[1]

Logos

1990–2011 2011–2012 2012–present

See also

References

  1. ^ "Accessible Media Inc. rebrands world-leading broadcast reading service for Canadians with disabilities: VoicePrint now known as AMI-audio". Press release. AMI. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 

External links

  • AMI.ca
  • CRTC Decision CRTC 2000-380


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