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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: RTL to expand Russian TV activities
RTL Group has signed an agreement with Luxembourg-based Continental Finance Group S.A. (CFG) to build up a joint venture for the production, operation and distribution of thematic, non-terrestrial TV channels in Russia and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
According to the agreement, RTL Group will purchase 50 per cent of the shares of Content Union S.A. (CUSA) in which CFG already contributed its four own Russian thematic channels, called Russkiy Illusion (Russian movies), Illusion Plus (international classic movies), Detskiy (children's channel) and Zoo Park (wildlife channel). These channels are also distributed in the cable networks of Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova and Georgia. In addition, the joint venture will act as a distribution agent for third-party channels.
23 November 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.”
28 Nov 2017
DTG Accessibility Group
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DTG Christmas Networking Event
13 Dec 2017
DTG Interactive Services Working Group
13 Dec 2017
DTG Board Meeting
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