BBC white paper response deadline, Grabyo teams up with Facebook, and Panasonic to sell 4k Blu-ray player: DTG daily news October 8th 2015

BBC white paper consultation is closed

The government's consultation on the future of the BBC has now closed, with culture secretary John Whittingdale MP revealing that more than 80,000 people have responded.

Whittingdale told the Conservative Party conference that the public had lost confidence in the BBC Trust's ability to examine their complaints independently—governance is one of the key topics in the green paper.

Grabyo named as Facebook's broadcast partner

DTG 2014 Television Innovation Award winner Grabyo has become Facebook's partner for allowing broadcasters to share content on the social network.

Grabyo provides a scalable, cloud-based platform for broadcasters and content rights holders to instantly create, distribute and monetise real-time video clips across any platform and device.

Panasonic to sell world's first Ultra HD 4k Blu-ray player

The world's first Blu-ray player for 4k Ultra HD discs will go on sale from Panasonic next month in Japan.

The DMR-UBZ1 supports HDR (high-dynamic range) pictures on compatible televisions, and also has a 3TB TV recorder satellite and terrestrial TV, but Panasonic will make just 500 per month.

DTG Staff  |  08.10.2015

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