Leading the evolution of television

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.

Spectrum debate threatens World Cup and Eurovision Song Contest

In an exclusive interview with EurActiv, Simon Fell, Director of Technology and Innovation for the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) said that the change in radio frequencies for mobile operators could hit major spectacles like the Eurovision Song Contest and the World Cup.

ITV revenues hit £1.3bn

In a better than expected rise in pre-tax profits, ITV has seen a 40% boost to £250m in the six months of the year. Total revenues at the broadcaster were up 6% to £1.3bn.

These results come just two weeks after Liberty Global bought a 6.4% stake in the company from BSkyB. Online, pay and interactive revenues were up 20% to £67m, with ITV saying that it had seen further strong growth in long form video requests, up 20%.

BT engineer wins RTS Young Technologist Award

Software engineer for DTG members BT, Bobby Moss, has won the annual RTS Young Technologist Award.

Moss is currently working on a project to support the diagnostic work of BT TV engineers. Chair of the RTS Young Technologist Award jury Terry Marsh said: "The jury felt Bobby stood out as an impressive ideas person who quickly implemented innovative ways to support the business." The award is given in honour of engineer AM Beresford-Cooke.