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UPDATED: O2 Media Announces Closed Captioning of "The Balancing Act" Sponsored by Hamilton CapTel®

(April 8, 2011)

APRIL 26, 2011: Due to a programming change, air dates have updated. See Hamilton CapTel on The Balancing Act – May 17, May 31 & June 28 – 7-8am ET.

Starting May 2011, Hamilton CapTel will be the official Closed Captioning Sponsor of "The Balancing Act" on Lifetime Television. Branded Entertainment Pioneers O2 Media selected Hamilton CapTel to provide televised captioning for the premiere women's morning show, which airs from 7-8 a.m. (ET/PT), M-F.

In addition to providing closed captioning, Dixie Ziegler, Vice President of Hamilton CapTel, will be a featured guest on "The Balancing Act" in the upcoming series that will air on May 17, May 31 & June 28 – 7-8am ET. Ziegler will educate viewers on the technology solutions that Hamilton CapTel provides and how they are changing the way Americans with hearing loss communicate over the phone.

"It is an incredible opportunity for Hamilton CapTel" says Ziegler. "Working with 'The Balancing Act' is a way for us to expand awareness of captioned telephone as a viable solution for individuals with hearing loss. We have seen first-hand how Hamilton CapTel has reconnected individuals experiencing hearing loss with their loved ones and how the benefit of using the phone and service has truly changed their lives."

During the series, viewers will learn about different ways to access Hamilton CapTel service and how the range of solutions is expanding into emerging technologies, making services more accessible and accommodating modern lifestyles. Technologies and services discussed include:

  • Hamilton CapTel 800i Captioned Telephone
  • Hamilton Web CapTel®
  • Hamilton Smartphone Apps and Browser solutions for iPhone®, BlackBerry® and Android™

  • "We look forward to our partnership with Hamilton CapTel as they are now officially a part of our daily program, offering Closed Captioning services to audiences nationwide," says Danielle Silverman, SR Vice President of Partnership Development for The Balancing Act.

    In addition to the appearance on 'The Balancing Act', Hamilton CapTel will be an exhibitor at the 25th annual Southern Women's Show in Nashville, TN, April 14 – 17. The Southern Women's Show is sponsored by "The Balancing Act" and Lifetime.

    About The Balancing Act
    The TV show airs on Lifetime Television at 7:00am (ET/PT) - and is America's premier morning show that's about women, for women, and trusted by women. For information or to view a show, visit www.TheBalancingAct.com.

    About O2 Media
    Based in Pompano Beach, Fla., O2 Media is a national television production company and pioneer of the Branded Entertainment industry. Since its inception, O2 Media has engaged, entertained, and educated viewers with such reputable shows as The Balancing Act (www.thebalancingact.com) and Designing Spaces (www.designingspaces.tv), on Lifetime Television. The company has earned hundreds of industry awards for revolutionizing the way brands engage with consumers on television. O2 Media provides unmatched marketing value to its clients while producing quality content for its growing national viewership through Brandutainment™. Household brands, and blue chip companies alike, continue to depend on O2 Media for effectively communicating their message to consumers. For more information on O2 Media, visit http://www.o2mediainc.com.

    About Hamilton CapTel
    Hamilton CapTel is a service of Hamilton Relay, a division of Hamilton Telecommunications, a diversified communications and technology services provider based in Aurora, Neb. Founded in 1901, Hamilton Telecommunications has grown to encompass eight primary company divisions allowing Hamilton to operate on a local, regional and national basis. For more information about Hamilton CapTel, please visit www.hamiltoncaptel.com.

    *CapTel is a registered trademark of Ultratec, Inc. The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited. iPhone is a trademark of Apple, Inc. Android is a trademark of Google, Inc.