Advanced Television


DTG releases D-Book 12.5

The DTG has released the latest version of the D-Book, the only standard universally deployed in around 6 million TV receivers each year. Created with industry and updated annually, it sets out the technical interoperability requirements for digital terrestrial television in the UK, underpinning Freeview, YouView, Freesat, EE TV, BT TV and TalkTalk TV. Each […]

November 3, 2020

BritBox launches on Freesat

UK free to air satellite TV platform Freesat has added SVoD service BritBox UK to the varied portfolio of apps on its new, 4K-ready set-top boxes. Sitting alongside episodes of vintage favourite, The Avengers, there is also new drama to look forward to with World War Two saga, The Singapore Grip. All episodes will be […]

September 14, 2020By Colin Mann

EuroMedia August/September 2020

EuroMedia August/September 2020 The pace of change brought about by Covid has introduced innovation and customer expectations that were not predicted to happen for years. Log in or register free to read.

September 1, 2020

Sky Arts FTA from Sept 17

Further to the announcement that Sky Arts, the UK’s only channel dedicated to arts and culture, will be made available to everyone, Sky has confirmed a launch date, as well as programming and EPG details. Sky Arts will join DTT platform Freeview on September 17th on channel number 11. According to Sky, the prominent channel […]

August 25, 2020

Simpson named Freesat CTO

Freesat, the FTA satellite broadcaster, has confirmed the appointment of Peter Simpson as the company’s new Chief Technology Officer. He joins the company from Commscope where he was VP, Product Management for their International Video business. Simpson has also held positions at ARRIS, Nokia, Vidiator, Pace and Three UK. Alistair Thom, managing director, Freesat commented: […]

June 3, 2020