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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.

Ministers to review enforcement of TV licence payment

Ministers are to review how payment of the TV licence fee is enforced after the amount of people appearing in court has risen.

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid is expected to say that more than 10% of all cases heard in a magistrates court involve TV licences where almost 200,000 people stodd up accused of not buying a TV licence. He will say that of those "more than 50 were sent to prison."

S&T acquires joint venture companies

Strategy & Technology Ltd (S&T) and Simplestream Ltd announced today that their two joint venture companies, Synapse TV and VuTV are to become wholly owned by S&T who will continue to run and develop the businesses which are currently focused on delivery of OTT video services to connected TVs.

ITV demands retransmission fees from Pay-TV services

ITV has joined Channel 4 in calling for Pay-TV services like Sky and Virgin Media to pay retransmission fees to public service broadcasters.

In a report published alongside Germany's VPRT and Free TV Australia which demands an end of what is "effectively a multi-million pound subsidy" and says that retrans fees that have been brought in to N. America has significantly contributed to a 'Golden-age of television.'