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Hisense becomes DVB Member

The DVB Steering Board has approved the membership of Hisense Europe Research & Development Center GmbH, the second new DVB Member of 2020. Founded in China in 1969, Hisense is a manufacturer of flat panel TVs, household appliances and mobile… Read More

Major restructure of DVB's technical working groups

Last week’s meeting of the DVB Technical Module approved a significant reorganization of its sub-groups, responsible for the development and maintenance of DVB’s specifications. Five new groups were created and another was renamed to reflect a change of scope. Representatives of DVB Members can follow and contribute to the work… Read More

Sofia Digital selected to build DVB-I reference app

Sofia Digital has been selected by the DVB Project to develop and validate a reference application for DVB-I. The Finland-based company was chosen on the basis of its response to the Request for Proposals issued by DVB in September 2019. DVB is fostering the development of a reference… Read More

China's StarTimes Group to deliver DVB World 2020 keynote

Mr Xun Gu, the Managing Director of China’s StarTimes Group, will be the keynote speaker for DVB World 2020. The conference takes place in Valencia on 9–11 March. StarTimes has established subsidiaries in more than 30 African countries and uses DVB standards to deliver terrestrial and satellite television services… Read More

First new DVB Member for 2020

The DVB Steering Board has approved the membership of Zhuhai DingZhi Electronic Technology Co., Ltd., which becomes the first new DVB Member of 2020. DVB welcomed ten new Members during 2019. Zhuhai DingZhi Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. Established in Zhuhai, China in 2019, Zhuhai DingZhi Electronic Technology Co.,… Read More

DVB welcomes new Head of Technology

We are pleased to announce that DVB’s new Head of Technology is Emily Dubs. She will take up the position in the DVB Project Office as of January 2020. Emily comes to DVB with 20 years’ experience in the digital television industry. She has worked with several DVB Members across… Read More

New Members' portal for DVB

DVB has migrated to a new Members’ portal alongside the launch of a new public website. The Causeway Now platform, from VTM Group, has been adopted for the Members’ portal, while the new website uses WordPress. Those who had… Read More

Helmut Stein awarded DVB fellowship

Chairman of the Promotion & Communications Module for more than 20 years, he was a valuable contributor to the work of DVB. Read More

DVB and OIV collaborate on successful workshop

More than 130 attendees heard from several DVB Members about future trends in terrestrial broadcast. Read More

First DVB Targeted Advertising spec published

DVB BlueBook A178-1 is the first part of the DVB-TA ecosystem to be made publicly available. Read More

New DVB Steering Board elected

In a busy week for DVB, the outgoing Steering Board made several key decisions, while the General Assembly elected a new Steering Board for the coming two years. Read More

First DVB-I specification approved and published

The DVB Steering Board has approved the publication of the first DVB-I specifications, covering service discovery and programme metadata. Read More