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Latest News

Targeted Advertising: from specification to implementation

Stefano Braghieri (Mediaset) Mediaset, the major Italian commercial broadcaster, has been involved as a DVB Member for many years, taking advantage of the opportunity to contribute to the definition and standardization of new technologies. Since the days of MHP, we have understood that a deep involvement in DVB and other… Read More

Internet-centric, broadcast-bred – a challenging mix

Peter MacAvock (EBU), Chair of the DVB Project Over the last two years or so, DVB has shifted to promoting itself as internet-centric. But what does this mean? It’s about changing mindsets, shifting focus, revamping old working methods, and accompanying (encouraging? dragging?!) industry stakeholders into the future, all while retaining… Read More

DVB Native IP: fast track to DTH 2.0?

Jean-Claude Sachot (Broadpeak) Aside from the introduction of new codecs and formats, direct-to-home (DTH) digital satellite television has not improved much since the mid-1990s: it remains limited to the TV screen, in most cases connected to a bespoke satellite receiver decoder. However, we have now reached the point where the… Read More

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Upcoming Events

ITU Workshop on the Future of Television for Asia & Pacific


The ​International Telecommunication Union (ITU) encourages a dialogue among stakeholders in the various regions of the world to discuss the future of television. To this end, following the success of previous events in Switzerland and Colombia, the ITU will hold the Workshop on “The Future of Television for Asia & Pacific” on… Read More

Webinar: Using Targeted Advertising on Broadcast Television (Part 2)


Targeted Advertising in linear television services allows broadcasters and ad agencies to offer attractive new opportunities to advertisers, who can now use connected TVs as an additional digital touchpoint alongside apps and websites on smartphones, tablets and PCs. The new suite of complementary specifications from the DVB Project and the… Read More

Webinar: An update on CI Plus


Thursday 20 May, 15:00–16:00 CEST The DVB Common Interface (CI) specifications are a key enabler for pay-TV services around the world. DVB-CI allows a removable Conditional Access Module (CAM), given the appropriate rights, to unscramble protected content and route it back to the host over the same interface. Extensions to… Read More

Webinar: Embracing Native IP media distribution as a new generation broadcast solution


Thursday 27 May, 15:00–16:00 CEST Can the best of broadcast and OTT streaming converge to create a future-proof, new generation broadcast solution? By embracing a native IP media distribution format, the broadcast industry benefits from adaptive bitrate technology capabilities as well as content personalization, for example through regionalization or targeted… Read More

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