Simon Fell

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 […]

Piksel names former EBU technology chief to board

OTT TV technology outfit Piksel has named former EBU director of technology and innovation Simon Fell to its board. Fell, led the team spearheading developments in broadcast, media technologies and innovation at the EBU. Before jointing the EBU he served as CTO at Heathrow Airport and worked with UK digital terrestrial platform Freeview on the […]

EBU director of technology to depart after five years

The European Broadcasting Union’s director of technology and innovation, Simon Fell, is due to leave the EBU when his term comes to an end in February 2018. Fell has led the technology and innovation team since 2013 and with his departure plans to relocate from Switzerland to the UK where he will continue to work […]

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 […]

EBU names new technology and innovation chief

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has named Simon Fell as its new director of technology and innovation.  Fell is currently chairman of the technical cpouncile at the UK Digital Television Group, and has held senior roles in technology at ITV and Carlton Television. Fell will take responsibility for steering EBU technology and innovation from August […]