Digital TV Group


DTG warns against ‘over-promising’ on 4K

The UK’s Digital TV Group (DTG) has warned against “over-promising on the 4K experience” claiming that exaggerating the quality of picture early on could damage consumer confidence.  The DTT TV technology body raised the concerns after the Advertising Standards Authority warned DSG Retail – the parent firm of Currys and PC World – that it should […]

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 to publish Freeview Connect specifications this year

UK industry association the Digital TV Group (DTG) will publish the technical requirements for the recently announced Freeview connected TV platform later this year.  The organisation, which already publishes and maintains the technical specifications for Freeview in the UK, known as the D-Book, said that the extension to the Freeview HD platform will include a […]

Mobile Video Alliance launches in the UK

The Mobile Video Alliance (MVA), an organisation set up set up last year to tackle issues like video quality over mobile networks, has officially launched today with support from UK industry body the Digital TV Group (DTG). UK culture minister Ed Vaizey launched the MVA at the DTG summit in London at what the alliance’s […]

Companies line-up at pre-IBC innovation event

Twelve broadcast technology companies lined-up to unveil their latest developments ahead of IBC next week, at an event held at the Digital TV Group’s (DTG’s) London headquarters.  The innovation in broadcast event was arranged by the ICT Knowledge Transfer Network (ICTKTN), in association with UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and the DTG, and was designed […]

BSkyB and BBC to lead UK Ultra HD forum

Representatives from BSkyB and the BBC will co-chair a new industry group, designed to help introduce and promote Ultra HD TV in the UK.  Industry association the Digital TV Group (DTG) launched the new UK UHD Forum, which will be co-chaired by Chris Johns, chief engineer, broadcast strategy at BSkyB and Andy Quested, the BBC’s […]