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TiVo tries to ban Comcast’s X1 STBs

TiVo tries to ban Comcast’s X1 STBs

TiVo is launching fresh patent infringement suits against Comcast alleging its X1 TV platform infringes patents held by TiVo’s recent purchase Rovi. The company also applied for an order from…

US Next Gen TV standard reaches milestone

US Next Gen TV standard reaches milestone

Digital TV standards body the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has commemorated the achievement of what it says is a “major milestone” in TV history, with final member votes being…

Is the BBC institutionally mysoginistic?

About twenty years ago, a Judicial Inquiry following a notorious murder in south London found the police to be ‘institutionally racist.’ It was the first time an institution or organisation…

Florida taxes DTH dishes

The US Supreme Court has refused an appeal by Dish Network which objected to plans by Florida to implement a ‘satellite tax’ on users of DTH services from Dish and…

Hancock replaces Bradley at DCMS

Hancock replaces Bradley at DCMS

Matt Hancock has been promoted to UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, replacing Karen Bradley, who has moved to Northern…

James new DCMS Minister

James new DCMS Minister

Margot James, currently Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, has been appointed Minister of State at the Department of Digital, Culture, Media…

DSA publishes new rules for TV White Space tech

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has announced the publication of new model rules for TV White Space (TVWS) technology. The new model rules will provide governments, policy makers and regulators…

Tech giants’ net neutrality legal challenge

Tech giants’ net neutrality legal challenge

The Internet Association, an industry group that represents the US’s largest technology companies, and whose mission is to foster innovation, promote economic growth, and empower people through the free and…

Momentum grows for HDR10+

20th Century Fox, Panasonic Corporation and Samsung Electronics have announced updates to the associated certification and logo programme for the open, royalty-free dynamic metadata platform for High Dynamic Range (HDR),…

Blockade risk to Qatar World Cup

Blockade risk to Qatar World Cup

Satellite-generated images of the Qatar football sites being built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup show very little progress being made on the new stadium construction sites. A report in…