DTG web site home page

Leading the evolution of television

The DTG is the centre for collaboration at the heart of the digital TV industry. More than 125 companies are members of the DTG, and collectively we drive innovation and growth in the television and technology sectors.

We're the only impartial space of its kind in the UK, and the joint expertise from DTG Members continues to define the technologies that make the UK a world-leading TV industry and ensure market interoperability.

Becoming a DTG Member


DTG News DTG News

THE DTG’S D-BOOK 10 DEFINES LATEST UK TV REQUIREMENTS

The DTG’s D-Book 10 is the industry determined, next generation, universally deployed specification which supports future interactive services and enables the continuing transition towards HbbTV.

Where D-Book 9 introduced HbbTV references for Freeview Play at the MHEG to HbbTV transition which included the introduction of support for HEVC and HDR for IP delivered services, D-Book 10 continues to support the development of HD products and services with the introduction of Single Frequency Network (SFN) support for the migration of COM 7&8 T2 multiplexes into the 700 MHz band. An IP Software Upgrade Option has been included in response to the requirements of manufacturers handling software upgrades to today’s complex TVs, avoiding the need for SSU Broadcast updates.

View more: THE DTG’S D-BOOK 10 DEFINES LATEST UK TV REQUIREMENTS


A decade ago: O2 to launch IPTV service

Mobile phone operator O2 is reportedly preparing to enter the UK internet protocol television (IPTV) market in a move has been widely anticipated since O2 acquired ISP Be Unlimited last year.

The news comes as O2's IPTV service in the Czech Republic, which launched in September 2006, announced that it now has over 70,000 subscribers.

18 December 2007

View more: O2 to launch IPTV service

7th Ultra HD-Plugfest from 5th—7th December in Berlin

The 7th joint Plugfest, hosted by Deutsche TV Plattform (DTVP) and DTG Testing, will take place in Berlin at 3IT / Fraunhofer HHI from 5th—7th December 2017. The equipment line-up includes:

  • TV sets,
  • AV receivers,
  • set-top boxes; and
  • PCs.

Topics include:

View more: THE DTG’S D-BOOK 10 DEFINES LATEST UK TV REQUIREMENTS


The Bazalgette Creative Industries Review

Richard Lindsay-Davies, CEO of the DTG said: “We were delighted to be involved with the independent review of the creative industries sector which was led by ITV Chairman Peter Bazalgette. As the UK’s unique cross-industry collaboration centre for innovation in digital TV technology, the DTG is dedicated to supporting the UK broadcast industry and its contribution to the UK economy and works to bring the industry together to protect and maintain the viewer experience.”

View more: THE DTG’S D-BOOK 10 DEFINES LATEST UK TV REQUIREMENTS


18 Dec 2017

DTG DTT Platform Steering Group

17 Jan 2018

DTG PMSE Implementation Group

23 Jan 2018

DTG UK UHD Forum

23 Jan 2018

Joint DTG Displays Group & DTG Production Systems Group


DTG in the news

View more

Latest DTG Tweets