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DTG News Roundup
12 July 2017
IFA 2017 takes place from 1st - 6th September in Berlin. Traditionally a white goods and home appliances show, IFA has expanded over the years to cover the full breadth of consumer technology.
The show offers a good overview of the international market and attracts trade visitors from over 100 countries, and is known as the main meeting place for key retailers, buyers, and experts from the industry and the consumer electronics media.
In addition to the main show, IFA Global Markets is being held from 3rd - 6th September. IFA Global Markets is described as IFA’s international trading platform for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), original design manufacturers (ODM), suppliers, component manufacturers and yet-to-be-discovered brands from all over the world.
Book your tickets for the show here.
The DTG team will be at the show on 4th and 5th September. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a meeting with us or to learn more about the DTG Zoo, our Plugfests, compliance with RED and the DAB Tick Mark.
A decade ago: ITV 'mulls sale of Freeview slots to Virgin'
ITV is reportedly discussing the sale of some of its Freeview channel slots with Virgin Media. Broadcastnow.co.uk said the talks came as ITV re-evaluated its digital channel strategy.
According to sources contacted by Broadcast, ITV has shelved earlier reported plans to launch a movie channel in the slot once occupied by ITV Play, and then ITV2+1.
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Get Ready... for RED
On the 13th June 2017, the Radio Equipment Directive (RED) came 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.
DTG TESTING OFFERS FREEVIEW PLAY CONFORMANCE TESTING
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
31 Aug 2017
DTG DTT Platform Steering Group
5 Sep 2017
DTG RF Group
15 Sep 2017
DTG Interactive Services Group
22 Sep 2017
DTG PMSE Implementation Group
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DTG in the news
- BBC White Paper Industry Reaction
Advanced Television :: 13 May 2016
- Deutsche TV-Plattform: Plugfest soll UHD etablieren
Digital Fernsehen :: 06 April 2016
- Deutsche TV-Plattform und britische DTG setzen ihre Kooperation bei Ultra HD fort
Das IT Business Portal :: 06 April 2016
- DTG’s D-Book 9 Conformance Test Suites now available
Advanced Television :: 02 August 2017
- UK D-Book 9 Conformance Test Suites now available
Digital TV News :: 28 July 2017