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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.
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
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
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.”
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
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