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DVB Scene 58: video codecs, DVB-I over 5G, terrestrial UHD, and more

You can now download the September 2021 issue of DVB Scene. The new issue of DVB Scene magazine includes articles covering a wide range of DVB solutions and specifications, from the ongoing work on video codecs, Native IP and DVB-I over 5G, to market developments related to terrestrial UHD… Read More

Discover how 15 DVB Members are implementing the future of media delivery

DVB DEMOS returns on 30 September: livestream from 10:00 to 12:00 CEST; private meetings and demos from 13:00 to 18:00. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, DVB DEMOS 2021 provides a chance to see short, sharp demonstrations of innovative products and services based on the… Read More

Promotional microsite for DVB-I implementation launched

A new website – now online at – aims to provide clear information about the benefits of implementing DVB-I, along with links to useful resources. More content will be added over the coming months. Feedback from Members and non-members alike is most welcome! > Visit… Read More

Two new DVB Members: EasyBroadcast and ZDF

The DVB Project is pleased to welcome two new Members: EasyBroadcast and ZDF. EasyBroadcast Headquartered in Nantes, France, and with offices in Paris and San Francisco, EasyBroadcast provides an end-to-end OTT streaming solution enabling the reliable delivery of high-quality video and audio content over the internet or private networks. Read More

Harmonizing broadcast TV and cellular: DVB approves commercial requirements for DVB-I over 5G

The DVB Project has approved commercial requirements for DVB-I service support over 5G networks and systems. Work has already commenced in DVB’s Technical Module to provide extensions to the relevant existing specifications – including DVB-I service discovery and DVB-DASH – to address the use cases and requirements collected and… Read More

DVB prepares the way for advanced 4K and 8K broadcast and broadband television

Commercial requirements approved for the addition of new video codecs to the DVB toolbox. The DVB Project has endorsed commercial requirements for next generation video codecs to pave the way for advanced 4K and 8K services. Work will now commence to investigate the technical compliance of the candidate codecs… Read More

ARD and EKT join the DVB Project

DVB is pleased to announce two new Members: the German public broadcasting organization ARD and the set-top box manufacturer EKT. ARD The ARD – the long form of which translates as the “Association of Public Broadcasting Corporations in the Federal Republic of Germany” – is composed of nine self-governed… Read More

DVB seeks proposals for a skeleton DVB-I Central Service List Registry

The DVB Project has today issued a Request for Proposals for the development and validation of a skeleton DVB-I Central Service List Registry (CSR). Proposals must be submitted to the DVB Project Office by 09:00 CEST on Friday 30 July 2021. Click to download the Request for Proposals (PDF)… Read More


The Turkish company ASELSAN has become a Member of the DVB Project. ASELSAN Based in Ankara, ASELSAN is a defence electronics company whose product portfolio includes communication systems for military and public safety, space technologies, navigation and avionic systems, transportation, security, traffic, automation and medical systems. The company dedicates… Read More

Native IP promises a new world of possibilities for video delivery

Last week’s webinar on the forthcoming Native IP solution from DVB set out an inspiring vision for future media delivery: a file-based, IP-delivered video system leveraging broadcast networks to reach smart TVs and set-top boxes, but also any IP-connected device, via IP gateways in homes and businesses. Following an… Read More

DVB-CI evolves to meet pay-TV needs worldwide

The continued evolution of the CI Plus family of specifications is opening new horizons for pay-TV operators and consumers alike. That was one of the key takeaways from this week’s DVB webinar titled When USB meets Pay-TV – an update on CI Plus. In particular, the new USB form… Read More

Netflix and TCL join the DVB Project

DVB is pleased to welcome two new Members to the organization: Netflix and TCL. Netflix Netflix is one of the world’s leading entertainment services with 204 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. The… Read More