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DTG at TV Connect 2016

26 April 2016

DTG’s CTO Simon Gauntlett and Principal IP Engineer George Robertson will be attending the 12th annual TV Connect next week (26 – 28 April) at ExCel London.

In the UX & Next-Gen Formats session, Simon is presenting ‘The UHD Pulse Check’ at 12:15 today. He will be giving delegates an overview of the current situation with UHD standards, products and services and discuss how it all fits together.

Simon’s presentation will be based on the work of the UK UHD Forum, which brings together studios, broadcasters, CE manufacturers and everyone involved in the UHD ecosystem to discuss UHD standards and interoperability.

Later this afternoon at 16:50, Simon will be chairing the Panel Debate on ‘Ultra High Definition television: when will hype become reality?’ which closes Day 1 of the show. He will be joined by panelists from DPP Member companies who will look at all the key timelines that have to come together for UHD to become mainstream.

On Day 3 (Thursday) George will be participating in a Panel Discussion on ‘Effective Ecosystem Collaboration for Better Content Distribution’ at 14:30 joining fellow panellists from Sky and EE.

View more: DTG at TV Connect 2016

Latest D-Book Update—Corrigenda now available

The latest Corrigenda to D-Book 8 is now available exclusively for DTG Members to download. This supercedes the previous Corrigenda published in October 2015.

This Corrigenda features RF related updates which include details of three new categories of tests introduced as informative in D-Book-8 (released in 2015) which will become mandatory.

View more: DTG at TV Connect 2016


DAB Radio launches 18 new stations with Government support

On March 1st, Drive to Digital 2016: National Now marked the biggest launch of digital stations across the UK with the official switch-on of the second national DAB commercial network. In addition to the 18 new commercial radio stations, there’s been an expansion on existing DAB networks, both nationally and locally, to reach FM equivalent coverage.

View more: DTG at TV Connect 2016


Freeview Play specification available to all

Digital UK has today published the technical specification for Freeview Play, opening the connected TV service to broadcasters, platforms and equipment manufacturers worldwide.

Previously available only via formal registration, the document details the technologies required to design and implement Freeview Play TVs and boxes. The publication follows strong interest in the service from both UK manufacturers and international markets since its launch in October 2015.

View more: DTG at TV Connect 2016


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DTG Mobile Video Alliance

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DTG DTT Platform Steering Group