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NEXTGEN TV launches show growing momentum

Just as four broadcasters launch NEXTGEN TV service in the Las Vegas market, broadcast standards body the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) is showcasing more than 80 NEXTGEN TV product…

ASA: Kids’ exposure to gambling & alcohol ads remains low

UK advertising regulator the ASA has published its latest report on children’s exposure to TV ads for alcohol and gambling, providing exposure figures for 2019. The UK advertising rules contain…

Broadband Forum reports QoE progress

Open standards development organisation Broadband Forum is making key progress on delivering a vastly-improved broadband user experience with two new specifications nearing completion. Covering Quality Attenuation and IP Capacity Metrics…

UK broadcasters guidelines for Covid-19 TV production

ITV, BBC, Sky, Channel 4, Channel 5, STV, ITN, the Association for Commercial Broadcasters and On-Demand Services (COBA) and Pact have joined forces to introduce new industry-wide guidelines for producing…

Loveworld sanctioned for Covid-19 claims

Loveworld sanctioned for Covid-19 claims

UK broadcast regulator Ofcom has imposed a sanction on the licensee Loveworld Limited, which broadcasts the religious television channel Loveworld, after a news programme and a live sermon included potentially…

Analysis demonstrates anti-fraud programme success

The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), a self-regulatory advertising industry initiative to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain, has released a snapshot of ad fraud in the United…

Synamedia unveils ATSC 3.0, cloud initiatives

Video software provider Synamedia says it is the first in the market to develop an ATSC 3.0 receiver, leveraging the company’s newly-unveiled Media Edge Gateway software-based integrated receiver/decoder (IRD) (see…

Synamedia joins the Alliance for Open Media

Video software provider Synamedia has joined the Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) – the industry grouping formed to define and develop media technologies to address marketplace demand for an open…

DVB releases free reference client for DVB-I services

DVB, an industry consortium that develops open, interoperable technical specifications for the delivery of digital media and broadcast services, has announced that an open source reference client for DVB-I is…

Ofcom updates Covid-19 news and information research

Ofcom updates Covid-19 news and information research

UK comms regulator Ofcom has published its latest weekly research on how people are receiving and acting on news and information during the current Coronavirus pandemic. The report summarises the…

Ofcom: Icke interview broke broadcasting rules

Ofcom: Icke interview broke broadcasting rules

UK broadcast regulator Ofcom has imposed a sanction on local television service licensee ESTV London after an interview with English conspiracy theorist, and former footballer and sports broadcaster David Icke…

Ultra HD Forum tracks 150 commercial UHD services

Ultra HD Forum tracks 150 commercial UHD services

In what would have been the week of Ultra HD Forum’s fifth NAB, the non-profit UHD advocate has shared some encouraging findings from its all-new UHD Service Tracker. The Forum…

India’s TRAI insists on interoperable STBs

India’s Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRAI) media regulator wants the nation’s cable MSOs and DTH broadcasters to ensure that digital set-top boxes support interoperability. TRAI says that it is likely that…

Tata Communications, Panasonic, Edgeware & DVSport join SRT Alliance

The SRT Alliance, established by Haivision to support the SRT Open Source project, announces that Tata Communications, Panasonic, Edgeware, and DVSport have joined the SRT Alliance to show their support…

FCC proposes ATSC 3.0 rule-change boost

FCC proposes ATSC 3.0 rule-change boost

The Federal Communications Commission has adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on proposed technical rule changes to facilitate the use of the US’s next generation television broadcast standard,…

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