Digital Television Group

UK’s DTG publishes new version of D-Book

The UK’s Digital Television Group (DTG) has published the latest version of the D-Book – the accepted technical standards for digital-terrestrial TV in the UK – including new requirements for HEVC, HDR and HFR. D-Book 11 provides requirements for implementation of HEVC, HDR and HFR where receivers support the technologies for broadcast. This is backed […]

DTG announces restructure, departure of CTO

The DTG has announced a restructure that will see a number of its members take new roles in the organisation, as CTO Simon Gauntlett departs to work for Dolby. Gauntlett, who has been at the DTG for 10 years, is leaving at the end of September to become director of imaging standards and technology at […]

Ultra HD technology alignment now close to “tipping point” for services

The Ultra HD display market is now approaching a “tipping point” when standards will be fully supported and consumer services will be deployed, but a number of interoperability issues and universal support for accepted standards are still work in progress, according to Richard Lindsay-Davies. The CEO of the UK industry body the Digital Television Group […]

DTG Testing wins 800MHz interference contract

DTG Testing, the UK Digital Television Group’s test centre, has won a contract to test filters that will be used to protect digital terrestrial television from interference by 4G mobile broadband signals at 800MHz. The contract was awarded by at800, the brand name of Digital Mobile Spectrum Limited, the not-for-profit organisation set up by mobile […]