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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.

Ofcom rejects London Live licence change

Local London-based television channel London Live applied for a bid to change its licence which would have seen a cut in its London related programming from 18 to 8 hours a day. Ofcom ruled that this reduction would have 'substantially altered' output and has rejected the bid.

Satellite TV operators launch FreeTV Alliance

Fransat from France, Freesat from the UK and Tivusat from Italy have formed the FreeTV Alliance to aid manufacturers in developing innovative products and to assist broadcatsers and content providers to deploy hybrid TV services. The FreeTV Alliance was launched at thisa year's IBC.

EU signs off BSkyB deal for multinational network

The bid by Britain's BSkyB to create a multinational pay TV network by taking control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany has been accepted by the European Union's antitrust authority.

The executive commission didn't feel as though the transaction wouldn't hinder competition because the companies are serving currently serving separate markets with a language barrier.