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1 Setting the standards for the digital future

2 Fifteen years at a glance : DTG founded 1996: DTG publishes first edition of UK technical specification for DTT (the D-Book) 1998: Pay TV operators Sky and Telewest join the DTG 2000: DTG Testing opens 2002: D-Book and DTG Testing underpin the launch of the Freeview service : DTG Testing named as government approved test house for the UK Digital Switchover Certification Mark (the Digital Tick ) 2006: DTG Testing launches test regime for Freeview+ digital television recorders 2007: DTG and DTG Testing move to single facility in central London 2007: DTG Testing awarded test and conformance contract for Freesat 2007: DTG Testing awarded test and conformance contract for Freeview New Zealand 2008: Freesat product testing begins 2009: D-Book 6 published: including the specification for the launch of DVB-T2/MPEG-4 high definition services on UK DTT (Freeview HD) 2009: DTG Testing launches test and conformance regime for Freeview HD 2010: DTG Testing becomes Europe s first ISO accredited laboratory for digital television product testing : DTG Testing works towards test and conformance regime for DAB radio 2010: DTG Testing announces test and conformance regime for HbbTV and Connected TV 2010: D-Book 7 circulated to members, including specification for hybrid broadcast/ broadband Connected TV devices 1 Freeview (SD) only

3 About us Setting the standards DTG Testing Our people For over a decade the DTG has provided a focal point for the digital television industry, bringing together broadcasters, service providers, manufacturers and other key stakeholders to define detailed broadcast and receiver specifications and to provide regimes to measure conformance against brand requirements.

4 About us 92% 225 of homes now have digital TV on their main TV set Source: Ofcom number of minutes of TV people aged 4+ watch each week Source: Ofcom 24m 8 HD and HD Ready TV s in the UK Source: Ofcom out of 10 UK adults recognise the Digital Tick logo About us Building partnerships The DTG was established by the UK digital television industry in 1995 to protect consumers and safeguard the reputations of distribution platforms and receiver manufacturers. 02 Digital TV Group Setting the standards for the digital future

5 The Digital TV Group (DTG) is the independent industry association for digital television in the UK. The Group publishes and maintains the technical specification for the UK s Freeview and Freeview HD services (the D-Book) and runs the digital television industry s test centre: DTG Testing. Membership services Membership of the DTG is the only way to obtain the D-Book, the technical specification for UK digital terrestrial television (Freeview and Freeview HD) and hybrid broadcast/ broadband Connected TV services. Membership also provides access to draft versions of the specification before they are published while Principal, Full and New Entrant members can actively participate in the development of the specification through the DTG s working groups. The Group also provides the collective strength of over 150 member organisations to represent its membership at government and regulatory level and provides training, events, networking opportunities and market information that empower members to make informed business decisions. About the DTG The DTG was established by the UK digital television industry in 1995 to protect consumers and safeguard the reputations of distribution platforms and receiver manufacturers. Today the Group represents over 150 broadcasters, platforms, manufacturers, technology providers, government departments, regulators, not-for-profi t organisations and consumer groups. DTG Testing provides the test and conformance services for the UK s Digital Switchover Certification Mark (the Digital Tick ), the Freeview and Freesat services and international platforms. DTG Testing manages the Freeview and Freesat Engineering Channels which allows the transmission of software upgrades to receivers in the home. The test centre houses the UK s largest collection of receivers (over 95% coverage of the UK receiver population) on its premises for testing of new transmission modes and software downloads. The DTG allows Digital Europe to use areas of its copyright under licence to encourage international harmonisation. The Group represents its membership at government and regulatory level and provides expert consultancy for organisations entering the UK market or developing platforms internationally. In 2009, the Group published D-Book 6 paving the way for the consumer launch of high definition services on Freeview in early Following the publication of D-Book 6 the Group began to profile the specification for hybrid broadcast/ broadband Connected TV services which will be circulated to members as D-Book 7 in December The Group represents over 150 broadcasters, platforms, manufacturers, technology providers, government departments, regulators, notfor-profit organisations and consumer groups. 03

6 Setting the standards + 24% 57% increase in DTG membership in 2009/10 more than half of adults say they watch TV programmes on a device other than a TV 31% 76% of households with internet access used it to watch online catch-up TV in the first quarter of 2010 Source: Ofcom of DTG members believe Connected TV will be a key issue for the industry in the future Setting the standards for the digital future The D-Book is a living document and is continually enhanced and peer-reviewed by the DTG s expert working groups. 04 Digital TV Group Setting the standards for the digital future

7 The D-Book The D-Book is the technical specification for UK digital terrestrial television (Freeview and Freeview HD). The DTG has published and maintained the D-Book for over a decade and the specification is updated annually to keep up with the pace of development in UK DTT. The D-Book is a living document and is continually enhanced and peer-reviewed by the DTG s expert working groups. The first edition of the D-Book was published in 1996 when the current UK standard for digital terrestrial broadcasting (DVB-T) was new and untried. Early editions of the D-Book enabled the publication of the European digital TV specification: the E-Book. In March 2009, the DTG published the 6th edition of the D-Book introducing DVB-T2, the new modulation scheme that is being used in the UK to deliver high definition services on DTT which enabled the consumer launch of an initial three free-to-air HD channels on Freeview in early D-Book 6 also mandated a broadband return path which can be used for streaming on-demand video content such as BBC iplayer, ITV Player and 4oD, accessing e-government services and allowing viewers to complete transactions via their television. The 7th edition of the D-Book will be circulated to members in December 2010 and contains the specification for UK hybrid broadcast/broadband Connected TV products and services. The D-Book is only available to members of the Digital TV Group. 05

8 Supporting the UK digital television market Our partners at the DTG continue to play an invaluable role in supporting the switchover programme, ensuring digital television equipment meets the high standards expected by industry, broadcasters and viewers. David Scott, Chief Executive, Digital UK Image: BBC Image: Arqiva Image: Arqiva D-Book 6 represents a landmark in UK broadcasting, providing the specifi cation for the launch of high defi nition services on Freeview. The DTG supports the digital switchover programme carried out by Digital UK. 06 Digital TV Group Setting the standards for the digital future

9 The DTG supports the digital switchover programme carried out by Digital UK. The Group s D-Book specification and test regimes underpin the Digital Switchover Certification Mark (the Digital Tick ) the logo used to tell consumers that a product is designed to work through digital switchover. DTG Testing conducts special switchover projects on behalf of Digital UK and the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), using its receiver collection to simulate switchover scenarios in advance of regional switchovers and carries out spot tests of receivers carrying the Digital Tick to ensure they comply with the certification mark s requirements. The Group also provides a forum for Digital UK to engage with industry and to feed into technical requirements if required. DVB-T saw the development of the 6th edition of the D-Book specification. D-Book 6 represents a landmark in UK broadcasting, providing the specification for the launch of high definition services on Freeview. The specification also includes a broad range of updates such as surround audio, HD interactivity, DVB-SSU, HD subtitles, an MHEG interaction channel and HDMI guidelines. To ensure market compliance the DTG provides the test and conformance regime for the Freeview and Freeview HD logos. Listening to our members One of the DTG s core objectives for 2010/11 is to increase the level of service we offer to members. The Group is committed to increasing membership value, driven by membership and customer consultation feedback and measured against a membership value index. To ensure we continue to closely monitor levels of membership and customer satisfaction, the DTG conducts an annual survey of DTG members and DTG Testing customers.

10 Shaping the future of digital In 2010, the DTG launched a consultation on how an interoperable, effi cient, stable and innovating horizontal digital TV market might best continue to be delivered. BSkyB is pleased to actively engage with the DTG in the development of an open standard for Connected TV devices. Nick Gregory, Business Development Director, BSkyB Virgin Media are committed to continuing their long-standing relationship with the DTG through the development of a core open standard for UK Connected TV. Ian Mecklenburgh, Director, Digital Entertainment, Virgin Media Indicative YouView interface All YouView compliant devices will meet D-Book 7 standard. Sky Player D-Book 7 will provide a common specifi cation for Connected TV products and services that service providers such as Sky can build on for trademark requirements. YouView will support a competitive market for Connected TV to bring the widest possible choice of devices, services and applications to consumers. Our continued participation in the DTG s work to establish a standard for Connected TV devices, alongside other DTG members, helps us achieve this aim. YouView compliant devices will undergo a comprehensive test and compliance regime that will not only comply with the current D-Book technical standards, but also reference the relevant specifi cations in D-Book 7, currently being agreed as part of the DTG s Connected TV work. Richard Halton, Chief Executive Offi cer, YouView 08 Digital TV Group Setting the standards for the digital future

11 This consultation process will play a key role in ensuring the Group is able to work with its members to produce a roadmap for the ongoing interoperability, stability and technical development of UK digital terrestrial television. Connected TV Connected TV is the term used by the digital television industry to refer to the delivery of programmes, films, applications and interactive services to the television via broadband. The DTG Council, executive and its members are currently developing the technical specification for UK Connected TV which will form part of the 7th edition of the D-Book. D-Book 7 will provide an industry agreed baseline implementation for Connected TV products and services that service providers such as YouView, Fetch TV, Lovefilm, Sky, Virgin Media and others can build on for trademark requirements to support their services. The DTG has set up 7 Connected TV working groups drawing upon different areas of the specification: architecture, device, delivery, presentation, metadata, security and measurement. D-Book 7 will be circulated to members in December 2010, followed by a Connected TV test and conformance regime to ensure market compliance in May DTV Successes such as Avatar, Sky s 3D channel and 3D broadcasts of major sporting events have stimulated consumer demand for 3DTV content. A technical standard has been completed for 3D Blu-ray and HDMI 1.4a is ready for carrying 3D. Following feedback from the DTG s consultation on developments in 3DTV, the DTG is to work with its members to investigate options for profiling the UK standard for 3D products and services. 09

12 Getting to market Image: Freeview The DTG and DTG Testing support manufacturers from product development, through launch and into the home. The D-Book provides the basis for the development of Freeview and Freeview HD set-top boxes, recorders and IDTVs in the UK. DTG Testing produces test suites, recognised by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), as demonstrating the required standard for the Digital Switchover Certification Mark (the Digital Tick ). Manufacturers use DTG Testing s test suites to carry out pre-compliance testing of products to ensure they meet benchmark interoperability standards for the Freeview and Freesat services. Product testing at DTG Testing is used by manufacturers to demonstrate conformance to the Digital Tick certification mark requirements and the Freeview, Freeview HD and Freesat trademark requirements. After a product has been launched, the DTG Engineering Channel provides manufacturers with a mechanism to upgrade a receiver s software in the home. The great achievement of the last decade was to deliver a completely reliable, robust offer to the public, and I think it s because of that and in particular because of the work of the DTG, that the public have so much confi dence in digital TV. Mark Thompson, Director General, BBC DTG continues to play an important strategic role in the success of the Freesat platform by testing all new receivers to ensure they meet the exacting quality levels Freesat customers demand. Emma Scott, Managing Director, Freesat 10 Digital TV Group Setting the standards for the digital future

13 Specification Product Development Compliance Certification Post Launch Fail Pass DTG D-Book DTG Testing test suites: Pre-compliance testing Product testing at DTG Testing Supply DTG reports to receive the Freeview/ Freeview HD Trade Mark and the Digital Tick Certification Mark DTG Engineering Channel: For over-air upgrades to receiver software The Route To Market The DTG and DTG Testing support manufacturers from product development, through launch and into the home. Working in partnership As a leading manufacturer of digital TV products in the UK, Panasonic has long recognised that it is in the best interest of the viewer that the industry works in partnership to achieve robust open standards. The independent, collaborative environment of the Digital TV Group makes this possible. DTG membership has provided Panasonic with the opportunity to actively participate in the development of the UK DTT standard (the D-Book). This, in addition to DTG Testing s test and conformance regimes allow us to build reliable, industry certified products, drastically reducing the risk of market failure and helping us to ensure a consistent high quality consumer experience. Panasonic is committed to ensuring our products use the DTG s conformance tests in order to receive the Digital Tick, Freeview, Freeview HD and Freesat logos. Our relationship with the DTG doesn t end at product launch; Panasonic is also a member of the DTG Engineering Channel which enables us to transmit over-air software updates to devices in the home, ensuring that our customers continue to receive the most up-todate service. We submit a representative sample of all our tested products to the DTG s receiver collection this allows the DTG to run regular tests to check the response of deployed products in scenarios such as a regional switchover. To ensure we continue to offer customers the best possible technology, Panasonic is currently participating in the development of the technical specification for UK Connected TV through the DTG s working groups. Nigel Prankard DVB Product Manager, Panasonic Supporting innovation As an industry leader and innovator in the connected TV arena, IP Vision fully supports the DTG s Connected TV programme. The D-Book s focus on open standards not only promotes a fair and competitive market but also delivers the interoperability baseline critical to a fast growing and dynamic industry. The convergence of DTT and IPTV presents many challenges, especially in the development of services that are easily accessed and understood by the consumer. The DTG s focus on Connected TV will without doubt support this process. Eddie Abrams CEO, IP VISION 11

14 DTG Testing Test development Product testing Engineering Channel Consulting projects DTG Testing Apple (111) Amazon ebay Yahoo! News (504) Contact About English Search Digital Conformance Test Lab Home Why us How to Services FAQs Connecting technology tt t h o l ogy lhnolo gyy yogy with standards DTG Testing Following customer feedback DTG Testing launched a new website in 2010 News DTG Testing launches new website» More DTG unveils Connected TV test and conformance regime at IBC 2010 Conformance Test development Development of test materials for use by digital television manufacturers developing products Freeview, Freeview HD and Freesat services Product testing DTG Testing provides conformance testing of digital television receivers for the Freeview, Freeview HD and Freesat services Brochure download» Chinese (Traditional) text» Chinese (Simplified) text» Korean text Over-air upgrades Management of the UK Engineering Channel for over-air upgrades to receiver software and interactive application testing Over-air upgrade schedule DTG Testing Ltd administers The Engineering Channel, carried on Multiplexes 1/PSB1, B (occasionally) and PSB3/HD and which is used by manufacturers to download software updates to Freeview/DTT receivers. Consulting projects DTG Testing provides expert consultancy for organizations who wish to enter the UK market and those developing systems and services internationally Quick links» Obtain Freeview logos» Obtain the Digital Tick» Book and over-air-upgrade» Contact t us 12 Digital TV Group Setting the standards for the digital future

15 Test development DTG test suites are the only UK industry-approved solution for demonstrating conformance to the requirements of the UK s Digital Tick certification mark and the Freeview, Freeview HD and Freesat trademarks. The DTG s test development is based on technical excellence. Starting from specifications (such as the D-Book) the DTG s core team of test suite development specialists identify functional features and define a set of test vectors to test those features in real-world scenarios. The test streams are created using a number of existing tools optimised for test production. The flexibility of these tools allows staff to re-purpose streams for various systems without affecting the functionality being tested, reducing the cost of verification and validation of new platforms. Along with test streams, the test development team provides a number of support documents. For receiver developers the test house provides descriptions of the test vectors so that faults can be quickly traced and fixed. Operator instructions and pro-forma report sheets are also provided for test lab use. Product testing The Digital TV receiver industry founded DTG Testing over a decade ago to carry out interoperability testing on digital terrestrial receivers. Today, the test centre is a Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) recognised testing facility for the Digital Switchover Certification Mark (the Digital Tick ) and is the UK s test house for the Freeview, Freeview HD and Freesat trademarks. DTG Testing is the only ISO/IEC accredited digital television product test facility in the UK 1. ISO/IEC is the UK standard for calibration and testing laboratories. Connected TV testing Following the completion of D-Book 7, the technical specification for UK Connected TV products and services, DTG Testing is to launch the UK test and conformance regime for Connected TV products in May The test centre will also provide a test and conformance service for HbbTV devices and is working with the YouView partners on the development of a test and conformance regime for YouView products. These new services have been designed to ensure that manufacturers launching products in the UK have a single test and conformance facility for Freeview, Freeview HD, Freesat, Digital Tick, Connected TV and HbbTV set-top boxes, IDTVs and digital recorders. Engineering Channel DTG Testing manages the UK Engineering Channel which is used for over-air upgrades to receiver software and interactive application testing for the Freeview, Freeview HD and Freesat services. All major receiver manufacturers supplying the UK market have service agreements with DTG Testing for access to the Engineering Channel. DTG Testing manages the scheduling of over-air downloads to ensure that all manufacturers have access to the capacity available with little delay and adequate transmission durations. Receiver collection DTG Testing s laboratory houses the UK s largest collection of representative samples of DTT and D-Sat receivers. The collection of over 200 receivers is used to support digital switchover, and the introduction of Freeview HD by gathering data about the capability of receivers deployed in the UK and is used by developers of interactive application for pre-transmission testing. The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) require that any manufacturer using the Digital Tick logo must provide a representative sample of the receiver to a recognised test centre such as DTG Testing. Consulting projects The Digital TV Group s unique position makes it ideally placed to provide expert consultancy for organisations who wish to enter the UK market and for those developing services internationally. The DTG s team of core industry experts has been instrumental in the launch of services such as Freeview, Freeview HD and Freesat and the introduction of widescreen TV, DVB-T2/MPEG-4 and more recently, Connected TV. The Group offers the independent, impartial and expert consultancy to both members and non members that empowers organisations to make informed management decisions, allowing you to take full advantage of business development opportunities both in the UK and internationally. 1 Freeview (SD) only 13

16 Digital conformance DTG Testing working with Digital UK on the Digital Tick has been absolutely fundamental in delivering the Freeview service. Stephen Dowdle, Managing Director, Sony UK & Ireland Product testing Each product test at DTG Testing is comprised of over 1000 individual tests. Receiver collection DTG Testing s laboratory houses the UK s largest collection of representative samples of DTT and D-Sat receivers. 14 Digital TV Group Setting the standards for the digital future

17 The DTG Test Development team produces the test suites that are used by DTG Testing to test products and by manufacturers for pre-compliance testing. Every engineer in the team has a different area of expertise such as SI, Linear Services and my role is to develop MHEG and DTR test suites. The DTG s Freeview MHEG test suite is the result of thousands of man hours of development by DTG staff and members and is continually enhanced and refined based on feedback from customers. Freeview MHEG provides the core source code that we build on to incorporate D-Book developments and to provide test suites for new services such as Freeview HD. To replicate the DTG s MHEG test suite would take a huge amount of resource and effort and as a result we are often asked to adapt the suite for other territories such as Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. My working day is divided between code creation for new or enhanced test suites and the maintenance of existing suites. It s also important to make time to deal with enquiries and feedback from customers and from colleagues in the Product Testing team, such feedback is absolutely crucial in ensuring that every test suite we produce is as easy to use and as reliable as possible. Mark Skinner, Senior Project Engineer, DTG Testing While a large part of my working day is devoted to actively testing products, I am also responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the product testing process, supporting and mentoring the conformance engineers and dealing with technical enquiries from clients. Away from product testing, I also coordinate many of DTG Testing s special projects. As part of the DTG s support for digital switchover we are currently using our receiver collection to simulate the effects that various switchover scenarios will have on receivers in the home. The DTG receiver collection represents over 95% of deployed receivers this means that Digital UK can confidently predict the effects that different changes to broadcast signals will have on viewers receivers well in advance of a regional switchover. Another important service offered by DTG Testing is the Engineering Channel which allows manufacturers to provide over-air upgrades to the software in deployed Freeview and Freesat receivers. I work with the team here to ensure all upgrades are thoroughly tested and are transmitted to schedule. Ranjeet Kaur, Head of Product Testing, DTG Testing 15

18 Our people For over a decade the DTG has played a pivotal role in the success of UK digital television. Last year we published the 6th edition of the D-Book, paving the way for the launch of high defi nition services on DTT. In 2010 our focus has been on developing the 7th edition of the specifi cation, making hybrid Connected TV devices a reality for viewers. Richard Lindsay-Davies, Director-General, Digital TV Group Our people An expert team David Docherty Chairman Richard Lindsay-Davies Director-General 16 Digital TV Group Setting the standards for the digital future

19 David Docherty Chairman Dr. David Docherty is Chairman of the Digital TV Group and Chief Executive of the Council For Industry and Higher Education. He was the BBC s first Director of New Media and Deputy Managing Director of TV. In the commercial world, he has been MD, CEO or Chair of four media businesses specialising in TV, social networking, broadband, and On-Demand services. He was a member of the BBC s Board of Management and Telewest s Executive Board. In the public sector, he was Chair of Governors of the University of Bedfordshire and a member of various government advisory panels on new media, future technology, and higher education. He is also on the management board of The Society of Authors. He is the author of six books, including three on the history and sociology of the media and three internationally published novels. Richard Lindsay-Davies Director-General Richard was appointed as the Group s Director-General in March 2006 and has been with the organisation since Richard joined the Group as Director of Public Affairs working with government and stakeholders to establish the UK digital switchover body, Digital UK. He transferred to Freesat as Commercial Development Director at the end of 2007, playing an integral role in the successful launch of the platform before returning to his current role in October Prior to joining the Group he spent 15 years in the television industry with roles ranging from electronic design at Sony through to consumer marketing at Toshiba and strategic marketing at Pace and was Chairman of the DTG Marketing Group. Simon Gauntlett Technology Director Simon was appointed as the DTG s Technology Director in November 2006 to support the work of DTG Technical Council and the many consensus-building and contributiondriven technical working groups the technical engine of the DTG. He is the editor of the UK Digital Terrestrial Requirements for Interoperability the D-Book. Prior to working for the DTG, Simon spent seven years at the BBC s Research and Development (R&D) department, where he specialised in compression technologies for high definition video and the delivery of HDTV, working on the BBC s HD trial on the satellite, cable and terrestrial platforms. Keith Wilkinson Commercial Director and Chief Operating Officer Keith Wilkinson is responsible for the administration and commercial direction of the organisation as well as operational management, financial control and human resources. He also acts as Company Secretary. Keith joined the Group from the BBC where he spent over a decade in a variety of senior accountancy and management roles, including Chief Accountant Drama and Head of Production Finance, culminating in the position of Project Director responsible for managing major change projects. Simon Gauntlett Technology Director Keith Wilkinson Commercial Director and Chief Operating Officer 17

20 DTG Council Steve Holebrook Managing Director Terrestrial Media Solutions Arqiva Alix Pryde Controller, Distribution BBC Simon Jones Chief IPTV Architect BT Kevin Burrows Chief Technology Officer Channel 4 Simon Fell Chairman DTG Technical Council (ex-officio) David Scott Chief Executive Digital UK Emma Scott Managing Director Freesat Ilse Howling Managing Director Freeview John Edwards Director of Communications Harvard International Paul Entwistle Chief Technologist Intellectual Property Pace Andrew Denham Marketing Director Panasonic Richard Burrell Director of Engineering & New Media QVC Raphael Fainac Managing Director of Sagem Communications UK Sagem John Adam Head of Business Development & Industrial Affairs Samsung Nick Gregory Business Development Director BSkyB Stephen Dowdle Managing Director Sony UK & Ireland David Cutts Managing Director S&T Ian Mecklenburgh Director, Digital Entertainment Virgin Media 18 Digital TV Group Setting the standards for the digital future

21 Joining the DTG The DTG welcomes organisations involved in the development and marketing of digital television worldwide as members. DTG membership is the only way to obtain the UK D-Book receiver specification. The D-Book standard provides the requirements for interoperability for the UK digital terrestrial TV market. DTG membership is divided into the following categories: Principal and Full Membership Principal and Full Membership is available to organisations with an active interest in digital television. Principal and Full Membership offers entitlement to vote at plenary meetings, direct participation in the development of technical specifications and online access to the D-Book, with updates when they are published. These categories of membership also allow members to participate in both technical and commercial group meetings. All Principal Members are represented on DTG Council and Technical Council. World Membership World Membership is for organisations keen to investigate the UK model for digital terrestrial television but who are not active in the UK market. World Members receive online access to the D-Book and other relevant publications, as well as publication updates. New Entrant Membership New Entrant Membership is for start-up organisations in their first or second year of operations that are entering the digital television industry with new products or services and do not yet have an established revenue stream. For eligibility purposes, organisations are considered as a whole, and where a substantial part of a start-up organisation s activities derive from a pre-existing business, New Entrant Membership will not be available. New Entrant Membership provides subsidised access to Full Member benefits. After two years of New Entrant Membership the member organisation will be automatically upgraded to Full Membership. Affiliate Membership Affiliate Membership is offered to UK and international not-forprofit organisations such as trade associations, registered charities, special interest groups and central government departments that have an interest in the work of the Group. The DTG strives to maintain regular contact with Affiliate Members through events, bulletins and stakeholder engagement. Representatives of Affiliate Members may attend DTG meetings by invitation. Annual Membership Fees Principal: 20,000 Full: 10,000 World: 5,000 New Entrant: 3,000 Affiliate: Free 19

22 Our members Access Systems ADB Age UK Alcatel Lucent Alco ALi Corporation Altech UEC Amino ANT Arcaydan Arçelik Arion Technology Arqiva Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union Asoft BBC BIS Bristol Interactive Technology Broadband Wireless Association Broadcast Australia Broadcom BT Cabot Communications Channel 4 Television Cisco Systems Citizens Advice Confederation of Aerial Industries Consumers Association Danish Broadcasting Corporation Danish HDTV Forum DCMS Digitag Digital Stream Technology Digital TV Labs Digital UK Dixons Stores Group DMOL Dolby Laboratories Easel TV Echostar Europe Etv EventIS Filmflex Five Broadcasting Fortec Star Freesat Freeview Freeview Australia Fresco Microchip Fujitsu Funai Electric Funke Digital TV Futarque Gennum Corporation Get Co GK Ware Harvard HCL Hearing Concern Himax Technologies Hitachi Home Electronics Homecast Huawei Humax Electronics IABM Imagination Technologies Intel Intellect IP Vision iplus Technologies Irdeto ITV I-Winix JVC Kaon Media Krypton TV Labwise Latens Lenus Digital LG Electronics Loewe LoveFilm Marvell Mediatek MGt Technology Solutions Microsoft Miniweb Technologies Mitsubishi Motorola Move Networks Mstar Semiconductors Nagravision NDS Nickelodeon Novatek NXP Semiconductors O2 Ocean Blue Software Ofcom Office of Telecoms Authority (Hong Kong) Opentech Opera Software Orbicom Orion Electric Pace Panasonic Philips Pioneer Technology UK Pixel Magic Systems Pixsan QVC Red Bee Renesas Retra RNIB RNID Rovi Royal Television Society S4C SABC Sagem SA Samsung Electronics Sharp Siemens Sky SmarDTV Snell Sony UK ST Microelectronics Starlight Electronics Strategy and Technology Sunplus TAG Talk Talk Tata Elxsi Technicolor Technisat Telegent Systems USA Teletext Television Broadcast Tesco The Moving Image Society Tivo Top Up TV Topfield Toshiba Information Systems Trident TVNZ TVonics TW Electronics UC Connect Verimatrix Virgin Media Voice of the Listener and Viewer Walt Disney Television International Wipro YouView Zinwell Zoran 20 Digital TV Group Setting the standards for the digital future

23 Members list correct as of 23/09/10 and is subject to change. All figures, unless otherwise stated, are from YouGov Plc. Total sample size was 1035 adults. Fieldwork was undertaken between Friday 19th to Monday 22nd February The survey was carried out online. The figures have been weighted and are representative of all GB adults (aged 18+). Designed and produced by Carnegie Orr +44 (0)

24 Our mission is to enable the development of fully reliable and compliant digital TV and media products and services, primarily for the horizontal market, through world-class specification development, conformance testing and consensus building. Contact us: Digital TV Group 1 Nine Elms Lane London SW8 5NQ +44 (0) DTG Testing 1 Nine Elms Lane London SW8 5NQ +44 (0)

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