DTT to remain pre-eminent platform in Europe

DTT will remain the pre-eminent TV viewing platform in Europe “for the foreseeable future,” despite radio-frequency spectrum pressures, according to a new report.  The ‘Roadmap for the evolution of DTT’ study, co-authored by Digital TV standards body DigiTAG and Analysys Mason, said that the re-allocation of the 700 MHz band will reduce the total spectrum available […]

DigiTAG to hold DVB-T2 workshop in Istanbul, Fell named as new president

DigiTAG, the EBU-backed digital-terrestrial action group, is to hold a workshop on DVB-T2 in Istanbul in mid-November ahead of the country’s DTT rollout. The DigiTAG workshop will address a range of issues that DVB-T2 implementers need to consider, picking up on the experiences of those who have already launched DVB-T and/or DVB-T2 services, according to […]

DigiTAG to fight for terrestrial broadcasting

Digital TV standards body DigiTAG is relaunching with the new aim of promoting terrestrial broadcasting and protecting the spectrum it needs on a worldwide basis. DigiTAG’s president Lieven Vermaele aid that the organisation’s new mission is to protect broadcast spectrum, while continuing to focus on promoting and harmonising digital terrestrial services and products and developing […]

TV technology organizations issue anti-interference recommendations

DigiTAG, the EBU, BNE and ACT today have issued a new set of formal recommendations aimed at ensuring the adoption of technical safeguards to protect from harmful interference television services delivered by the digital-terrestrial TV platform. Interference may result from telecoms transmissions emitted from fixed base station towers, known as ‘downlink interference’, or from signals […]