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Using DVB-NIP to close the connectivity gap in Peru

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Peruvian government realized that it had no effective means of communicating critical public health news to the entire population, nor could it ensure the provision of distance learning to the approximately 30% of the Peruvian population without connectivity. Read More

NAB 2024 paper highlights promise of interworking between DVB and 3GPP networks

The DVB Project’s Head of Technology, Emily Dubs, spoke at the 2024 NAB Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) conference in Las Vegas on Monday. She presented her paper, titled How IP-based broadcast meets 5G for resilient and sustainable media distribution, that describes how technologies from DVB and… Read More

Updating DVB’s satellite toolbox to serve non-geostationary constellations

NGSO satellites are taking an increasing role providing ubiquitous, low-latency broadband services, with new constellations planned and launched. The key to market growth and global acceptance of any telecommunication system is standardization. Read More

DVB fellowship awarded to Martyn Lee in Munich

Martyn Lee, who stepped down as chair of the DVB Commercial Module (CM) on his retirement from Sky last November, was made an Honorary Fellow of the DVB Project during the closing circle at DVB World 2024 in Munich last week. Honorary Fellowship aims to recognize, on their… Read More

Open discussion and open minds in Munich for DVB World 2024

DVB World 2024 was billed as a place to have “conversations that matter on the future of media delivery”. For the almost 200 people who gathered in Munich on Tuesday and Wednesday, it delivered on that promise. The event opened with a dense but dynamic conference… Read More

It comes down to DVB-I versus HbbTV OpApp, right? Wrong!

The emergence of DVB-I has prompted discussions regarding its compatibility with HbbTV. The latter is often regarded as DVB’s interactive layer, in that it facilitates an app-like user experience combining DVB services with personalized broadband-delivered data on a connected TV. Read More

DVB Scene 63: UHD on DTT, DVB-NIP in Peru, DVB-TA and more

The new issue of DVB Scene magazine, now available for download, is packed with articles on the latest developments across several key DVB solutions. The cover celebrates the launch of UHD services on terrestrial networks in France and Spain, and inside you can find articles on new deployments… Read More

What demos can you see at DVB World 2024?

This year’s DVB World, taking place in Munich on 19 and 20 March, will include an exhibition area with live demonstrations of a range of cutting-edge media technologies. Here we provide a brief overview of what you will find on each booth. German DVB-I Pilot (and ADB2) The… Read More

Updates to DVB-I spec and implementation guidelines published

The most recent meeting cycle of DVB’s Technical and Commercial Modules led to the approval for publication of updates to two DVB BlueBooks related to DVB-I, the internet-centric mechanism to signal and discover television services, whether they are delivered over IP networks or broadcast networks. BlueBook A177r6 is… Read More

DVB World keynotes to address IP transition challenges for the TV industry

The full line-up of keynote speakers for DVB World 2024 was confirmed this week. The event, which takes place in Munich on 19 and 20 March, will open with talks from Bayerischer Rundfunk’s Senior Head of Distribution Sophie Lersch, Silicon Valley veteran Thierry Fautier, Zattoo’s Engineering Director Stefan… Read More

ESA's David Peilow to chair DVB Commercial Module

David Peilow, who works as a Telecoms Systems Engineer at the European Space Agency, is the new chair of the DVB Commercial Module. He replaces Martyn Lee, formerly of Sky, who stepped down last November having held the role since 2018. The Commercial Module (CM) is an… Read More

DVB welcomes Noovo as a Member

The DVB Steering Board has approved the membership of Noovo, a Taiwan-based company providing solutions for digital content delivery over satellite. Noovo is developing an end-to-end solution that leverages the DVB-NIP (Native IP delivery) specification to target different applications (public and home entertainment, education and more). The company… Read More