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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.
DTG News Roundup
UK HbbTV Plugfest
19 September 2017
The second UK Interoperability Plugfest, held by DTG Testing on behalf of DUK, will take place at the DTG offices in London 20th - 21st September 2017. This Plugfest will be an opportunity to further validate devices and applications updated since they were first seen at the previous event in June this year.
This Plugfest will focus on applications from broadcasters, specifically for the purpose of testing functionality expected to be required for the UK, including service launch.
The event is fully booked and will include representatives from a number of major manufacturers and application providers. We are considering the opportunities for a future event in 2018. If you are interested in receiving information when this happens, please contact email@example.com.
A decade ago: BBC Three and Four 'to escape axe'
BBC director general Mark Thompson has presented plans to the corporation's ruling body, the BBC Trust, detailing how management intends to deliver the BBC's remit despite a £2bn funding gap over the next six years. The Trust is understood to have backed Thompson's view, expressed in a recent interview in BBC staff magazine Ariel, that cuts need to take place across the corporation rather than be focused on the closure of a digital television channel, such as BBC Three or BBC Four.
20 September 2007
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 at IBC 2017
This will be the DTG's 21st year at IBC, and our experts will be meeting our Members and discussing our current and future programmes of work. We're keen to see as many of you as we can so do get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a meeting.
Our CEO Richard Lindsay-Davies will be participating in an IBC Panel on Saturday 16th September (11:20—12:05 E102) which will discuss 'Broadcast is About to be Transformed'. Chaired by Chris Lawrence, Head of UK Media Consulting at Cognizant, Richard's fellow panellists include: Liz Ross, CEO Freeview Australia; Raymond Lamphen, General Manager & Vice President, DMC; and Justin Gupta, Head of UK Broadcast & Entertainment, Google. The Panel will debate the disruption that broadcast currently faces including IP-only delivery, on demand consumption and personalised user experience. For more details, please visit the IBC website.
22 Sep 2017
DTG PMSE Implementation Group
26 Sep 2017
DTG Technical Oversight Group
26 Sep 2017
DTG UK UHD Forum
27 Sep 2017
DTG Audit Committee Meeting
Most read DTG stories
- Deutsche TV-Platform & DTG Ultra HD Plugfest
- The DTG's D-Book 9 defines latest UK TV industry requirements
- Get Ready... for RED
- DTG TESTING OFFERS FREEVIEW PLAY CONFORMANCE TESTING
- Focus on Ultra HD and HDR: German TV-Platform and the DTG operate largest Plugfest to date
- The DTG hosting 6th UHD Plugfest in collaboration with the German TV Platform
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
- Broadcasting transformation to IP: “Always put the viewer first”
IBC :: 19 September 2017
- DTG: we are are moving to an all-IP world
Digital TV Europe :: 19 September 2017