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Huawei joins AIMS

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has announced that global engineering and electronics company Huawei has joined the alliance as a full member. A major player in the world’s…

HbbTV “at the heart of broadcasters’ new platforms”

HbbTV will be a key element of the new hybrid broadcast and OTT platforms currently being prepared by major European public and commercial broadcasters in countries such as Germany, France…

D-Book 11 defines UK TV requirements

The DTG, the UK’s collaboration centre for innovation in digital media technology, has published its D-Book 11, the only universally deployed technical standard for TV and DTT in the UK.…

Ofcom: BBC losing the young

On a day where a group of British MPs has described the BBC’s pay decision-making as “opaque”, broadcast regulator Ofcom has suggested that the Corporation is generally delivering its remit…

DPP launches AMWA AS-11 X1 spec for UHD delivery

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP), the media industry’s international business network, has today announced the release of a new technical specification to support the business needs of global broadcasters delivering…

US broadcast majors commit to ATSC 3.0

US broadcast majors commit to ATSC 3.0

At the 2018 NAB Show New York, executives from FOX Television Stations; NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations Group; Univision; TEGNA (for Pearl TV), and Nexstar Media Group (for SpectrumCo) announced…

Study: Growing US interest in next-gen TV

Study: Growing US interest in next-gen TV

In an update to a 2017 national research study, consumers continue to show exceptionally strong interest in the US Next-Gen Television service (also known as ATSC 3.0) that will offer…

More US broadcasters test ATSC 3.0 signals

More US broadcasters test ATSC 3.0 signals

The FCC has now granted requests from five commercial and public US TV broadcasters for permission to test next-gen TV broadcasts from the transmission facilities of Univision’s KFPH-CD, which began…

Switzerland to cease DVB-T broadcasting in 2019

Switzerland to cease DVB-T broadcasting in 2019

Switzerland will abandon DTT broadcasts during 2019 opting instead for more widespread technologies such as cable, Internet and satellite, which also offer the possibility of reception of HD channels. This…

Liberty Global joins HomeGrid Forum

Liberty Global joins HomeGrid Forum

HomeGrid Forum has announced that international TV and broadband company, Liberty Global has become the latest member of the Alliance, alongside other industry leading service providers including AT&T, BT, CenturyLink,…

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