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DTG Daily News Roundup
£85m for BBC World Service, EU OK for Broadcom and Avago, and Full HD TV with HDR
BBC World Service wins £85m soft power bonus
The government has pledged £85m to boost the BBC World Service by 2018 in its National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review.
Promoting the UK's position as "the world's leading soft power", the funds will help to launch services in North Korea, Africa and Russia, alongside the World Service's licence fee budget.
Broadcom-Avago merger wins EU approval
The European Commission has approved the merger of global semiconductor manufacturers Broadcom and Avago after an agreement to protect competition.
The EC had been concerned that Avago could withhold key intellectual property from Broadcom's competitors, but was reassured that it had made agreements to enable access on reasonable terms.
DVB's new UHD spec includes HDR for 1080p
The DVB's latest progression of Ultra HD TV requirements will also allow high definition TV services to be enhanced with High Dynamic Range data.
The so-called 1080p HDR transmissions could be used by broadcasters with restricted bandwidth to provide HDR images in Full HD which could be upscaled by 4k HDR TVs to approximate Ultra HD.
DTG launches the R-Book Field Guide for Freeview & YouView aerial system installers
- Handy field guide supplements the complete R-Book 6
- Includes eight essential tips for successful DTT setup
- To be distributed through Alltrade and the CAI
The DTG, the UK collaboration centre for innovation in digital media technology, has launched the R-Book 6 Field Guide: a handy companion to the the recent 6th edition of its free R-Book for DTT aerial system installers.
The DTG's Dynamic Spectrum Access forum reviews the outcomes of WRC-15 and prepares for the future
DTG’s Dynamic Spectrum Access forum is organising its second annual spectrum-oriented event focusing on the outcomes of WRC-15. Looking at three key areas;
- Broadcast Industry (including PMSE issues)
- Mobile Industry (covering all provision for mobile broadband)
- Satellite Industry
There will also be an overall summary from DCMS to close the event
DTG and German TV Platform to join forces on Ultra HD plugfests
- National technology collaboration bodies begin series of joint equipment and content testing events
- Combines broadcasters, TV platforms and CE manufacturers active in Europe’s largest TV markets
The DTG UK UHD Forum and German TV Platform are joining forces to continue testing Ultra HD TVs, receivers, content and connectivity as new services develop.
German TV Platform is the German counterpart to the DTG, the UK collaboration centre for innovation in digital media technology, with its own industry group dedicated to Ultra HD TV.
26 Nov 2015
Joint DTG Displays Group & DTG Production Systems Group
27 Nov 2015
DTG MHEG Transition Task Group
2 Dec 2015
DTG RF Group
Most read DTG stories
- Manhattan to support Freeview Play
- Telco Lebara Launches New OTT Service
- DTG and CAI release draft of the latest R-Book for industry review
- DVB divided on UHD's path, Humax signs Netflix, and Apple TV to get DTT: DTG daily news September 16th 2015
- Freeview announces that all future products will be HD beyond 2016
- BBC News online threat, Netgem preps Netflix, VR head spa, and Ultra HD shopping: DTG daily news July 9th 2015
DTG in the news
- UK start-ups win IBC stand space
Broadcast :: 22 July 2015
- BBC, Sky and DVB honoured at DTG Awards
TVB Europe :: 14 May 2015
- Ofcom threatens action over 4K labelling
Broadband TV News :: 13 May 2015
- DTG and German TV Platform link for Ultra HD plugfests
Broadband TV News :: 17 November 2015
- UHD plugfests: Berlin and London calling
CSI :: 17 November 2015