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The DTG’s response to the Government’s Industry Strategy

23 January 2017

The DTG was delighted to note the Prime Minister’s comment that the Government’s Industrial Strategy offers ‘…the change to build that stronger, fairer Britain that stands tall in the world and is set up to succeed in the long-term.’

This resonates with our belief that Innovation moves cyclically between global regions. Many of our US and European digital, creative and television partners are currently looking to the UK to innovate and lead. This offers a great opportunity for the UK to drive best practice in both technology and commercial business models. Together we can develop the necessary talent to overcome skills shortages, while delivering an unrivalled viewer experience.

Richard Lindsay-Davies, CEO of the DTG said: “We welcome the Government’s Industrial Strategy initiative and look forward to working with Sir Peter Bazalgette who is focused on ‘the Creative Industries’. Peter’s unrivalled heritage in television gives him a unique understanding of the issues our industry faces.”

View more: The DTG’s response to the Government’s Industry Strategy

A decade ago: US manufacturers mark switchover milestone

US consumer electronics manufacturers are this week marking an important milestone in the transition to digital-only broadcasting. From Thursday all TV sets shipped with analogue receivers must also have a built-in digital receiver.

Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), said the milestone marked the final phase-in of DTV tuners as the digital TV industry, and consumers, prepare for all-digital broadcasting from February 2009.

27 February 2007

View more: US manufacturers mark switchover milestone

Get Ready... for RED

On the 13th June 2017, the Radio Equipment Directive (RED) comes into play across the UK and Europe. This new Directive will have implications for manufacturers and retailers/distributors of TV and radio equipment as well as related products such as active antennas and amplifiers.

View more: The DTG’s response to the Government’s Industry Strategy


DTG Testing, the industry’s not-for-profit test centre, is now a one-stop-shop for Freeview Play Conformance. Any combination of the following elements is now available:

• Freeview HD/D-Book 9 Compliance Testing

• Metadata Delivery & Presentation Testing

View more: The DTG’s response to the Government’s Industry Strategy

1 Mar 2017

DTG HbbTV Specification Working Group

22 Mar 2017

DTG Audit Committee Meeting

24 Mar 2017

DTG Technical Oversight Group

13 Apr 2017

DTG Accessibility Group

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