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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.

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BBC licence fee to remain for decade, MP committee concludes

A committee of MPs has decided to support the retention of BBC licence fee for the next decade, however, has stated the licence has "no long-term future".

The fee has come under pressure with the shift in national viewing habits as audiences increasingly catch up on programmes online.

Open source digital radio could deliver community broadcasting explosion

An open source DAB technology to be trialled by Ofcom could spark a community broadcasting boom that enhances the DAB radio offering and advances the digital radio switchover.

Currently, the cost of broadcasting on DAB is far beyond the reach of local radio stations. However, a system pioneered by Ofcom engineer Rashi Mustapha, which runs on freely available software, would allow small, provincial radio stations to broadcast DAB radio for a fraction of current costs.

2016 Olympic Committee shelves 4K and spotlights VR

The broadcast division of the International Olympic Games has said there are no plans for TV broadcasting in 4K Ultra HD at Rio 2016, but have signalled interest in trials of virtual reality technologies.

The International Olympic Committee's broadcast unit has a history of using the Olympic Games as a launch pad for new viewing experiences.