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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.

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Ofcom supports UK leadership in the Internet of Things

Ofcom will support the UK as leaders in the development and growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), which is likely to see billions of smart gadgets and devices wirelessly connected to the internet and each other.

Through collaboration with industry and government, Ofcom seeks to establish a regulatory environment that will encourage investment and innovation across IoT applications.

BBC launches platform for experimental interactive content

The BBC is launching a new platform—BBC Taster—to explore new entertainment and technology and drive experimental content through audience participation.

Taster has been set up to streamline the production of innovative ideas for BBC TV, Radio and Online, and better serve audiences by gaining valuable feedback and responding to changing media habits.

Sky plans to launch into mobile and quad-play services

Sky has announced a new partnership with Telefonica UK—owner of O2—that will provide customers with a host of mobile voice and data services, launching them into the mobile sector.

The virtual network operator deal will give Sky access to Telefonica's 2G, 3G and 4G services over its popular nationwide network. Sky plans to launch its first mobile phone services to customers in 2016.