UK’s DTG releases latest version of D-Book

UK industry research and technology organization the Digital Television Group (DTG) has released D-Book 12.8 – the latest update to the technical specification for all digital terrestrial television products and services in the UK market. D-Book 12.7 continued enhancements following the closure of the UK’s only Single Frequency Network, COM7. With the latest HbbTV specification […]

DTG launches targeted advertising testing

UK digital TV industry body the DTG says it had tested 95% of the UK receiver market for targeted ad performance, and has produced a report and free test app suite are. In April 2021 the DTG established a cross-industry task group on targeted advertising with partners including Arqiva, Channel 4, Google, S&T and TP […]

DTG’s D-Book makes HbbTV mandatory for first time

The Digital Television Group (DTG) has released D-Book 12.6 – the latest update that sets out the technical interoperability requirements for digital terrestrial and hybrid delivery television in the UK, underpinning Freeview, YouView, Freesat, EE TV, BT TV and TalkTalk TV.  The latest edition of the D-Book mandates support for the HbbTV hybrid broadcast-broadband standard […]

DTG secures government funding for 5G stadium broadcast initiative

The UK’s Digital TV Group (DTG) has secured government funding to develop a 5G-based platform to broadcast events in stadiums and other venues.  The funding was secured in partnership with Digital Catapult, Global Wireless Solutions, O2, and Rohde & Schwarz. The project has an overall funding of £2.3 million, with £1.3 million coming from the […]

UK’s DTG names strategic technologist

The UK’s Digital TV Group (DTG) has named Yvonne Thomas as strategic technologist. The DTG, which acts as a technology centre for the UK digital TV industry, was previously product manager and product owner at services company Arvato Systems. She also serves as the Education Director for the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers […]

DTG names Simon Fell as chair

The UK’s Digital TV Group, which serves as a collaboration centre for innovation in digital media technology, has named Simon Fell as its new independent chair. Fell will take over from David Docherty, who has spent 10 years in the post. Fell was most recently director of technology and innovation at the European Broadcasting Union […]

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 […]

Humax sales chief joins DTG council

Humax UK sales director Rob Peacock has bee appointed to the UK Digital Television Group (DTG) council. Peacock replaces Graham North as Humax’s representative at the organisation. Peacock became UK sales director at the set-top box and TV technology company at the beginning of the month, raking on responsibility for UK retail sales and marketing. […]

DTG outlines latest UK TV requirements in D-Book 10

The DTG has released D-Book 10, the latest specification for UK television that is designed to enable to the continuing transition towards HbbTV. D-Book 10 is an industry determined, next-generation specification, which supports future interactive services and marks an update to D-Book 9. Among the updates contained in D-Book 10 is the introduction of Single […]

DTG: we are are moving to an all-IP world

Linear TV is not dead but we are “definitely moving to an all-IP world”, according to Richard Lindsay-Davies, the CEO of UK industry body the Digital TV Group (DTG). Speaking at IBC over the weekend on a panel titled ‘broadcast is about to be transformed’, Lindsay-Davies shared some insights from a green paper that the […]

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