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HUMAX’S ROB PEACOCK APPOINTED TO THE DTG COUNCIL

23 November 2017, London -- HUMAX’s Sales Director, Rob Peacock, has been appointed to The DTG Council replacing Graham North as the HUMAX representative. The DTG Council is the governing body of the DTG, the UK’s unique self-funded collaboration centre for innovation in digital media technology.

Mr Peacock became UK Sales Director at HUMAX on 1st November 2017 and is responsible for the UK operator business, taking on the overall responsibility for UK retail sales and marketing. He has worked at HUMAX since the beginning of 2007 when he started as a key account manager for the independent distribution channel.

Rob Peacock said: “It is a great honour to be asked to join The DTG Council at such a momentous time for television in the UK and across the world. I am looking forward to contributing to help shape the exciting and changing future of television alongside the diverse panel of industry experts. My focus at HUMAX is to drive business forward into new emerging market segments with smart products and improved customer experiences which I feel will be enriched by the developments at The DTG Council.”

Richard Lindsay-Davies, CEO of The DTG commented: "Rob Peacock brings with him a depth of industry experience which will be invaluable when it comes to innovating and revolutionising the television industry. We are very pleased to welcome Rob to The DTG Council and look forward to his contribution on behalf of HUMAX alongside our other Council Members including BBC, Sky and Dolby. The DTG Council is in a very strong position to continue the UK’s reputation as the world-leading TV industry.”

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About the DTG

The DTG is the non-profit UK collaboration centre for innovation in digital media technology, reaching industry, government, academia and international partners, set up with the purpose of looking after the digital TV marketplace. It underpins the free-to-air platforms Freeview, Freesat and YouView, and supporting the development of Sky, Virgin Media, BT and TalkTalk.

It has been central to the distribution of TV in the UK for nearly two decades through the collaborative development of industry standards and best practice, and is currently embracing the convergence of content and networks across industries to focus on the efficient delivery of video to all screens - mobile, tablet and TV - in all formats: standard, high and ultra high definitions.

The DTG supports the next generation of digital TV and related technologies through its work in the delivery of video to mobile devices, television on tablets, spectrum coexistence management, TV white space, home networking, connected TV, accessibility, and the UK UHD Forum.

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