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D-BOOK 10 defines UK TV requirements

The DTG, the UK’s collaboration centre for innovation in digital media technology, has published its D-Book 10, the industry-determined, next-generation, universally-deployed specification which supports future interactive services and enables the…

Resolution revolution rolls on

4K UHD is technology that has developed in an asymmetric manner – which is typical. It will soon be impossible to buy a non-UHD large-scale TV, and penetration around the…

FCC to discuss next-gen TV standard

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is to consider a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking authorising television broadcasters to use the Next Generation television transmission standard…

Standards boost for mobile TV

Mobile telephony standards body 3GPP has added features to its Release 14 designed to enable mobile networks to deliver television services in new and improved ways. Television and content providers…

Ofcom’s BBC content quotas

Ofcom’s BBC content quotas

The BBC must broadcast more original UK programmes under new rules set out by broadcasting regulator Ofcom designed to ensure the broadcaster offers high-quality, distinctive programmes for its entire audience.…

NAB defends Next Gen TV

NAB defends Next Gen TV

The National Association of Broadcasters – the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters – has defended the future adoption and potential of the ATSC 3.0 ‘Next Gen TV’ broadcast transmission…

CableLabs completes Full Duplex DOCSIS spec

US cable industry research and development lab CableLabs has completed the Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1 specification, designed to help cable operators find cost-effective solutions to meet the growing demand for…

DPP prepares UK producers for a world without videotape

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has launched an updated version of A Producer’s Guide to File Delivery. Enabled by DPP Member, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, a video creation to distribution company,…

HbbTV publishes IPTV spec

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, has finalised and published…

Spain: Orange and Ericsson first 5G trials

Spain: Orange and Ericsson first 5G trials

Orange and Ericsson are carrying out the first 5G trials in Spain in a Madrid street with connection speeds of 15Gbps average (up to 17 Gbps maximum) through the 26…