Digital TV News: UK Government

Ofcom reviews future of DTT in the UK
May 9, 2024 – Ofcom has provided the UK Government with a report on terrestrial TV distribution based on a review of market changes that may affect the way content reaches audiences on DTT in the future.
News categories: Ofcom, Ed Leighton, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Market Research, Regulation, Terrestrial, UK

Laws to protect consumers from cyber threats come into force in the UK
Apr 29, 2024 – Manufacturers will be legally required to protect consumers from hackers and cyber criminals accessing devices with internet or network connectivity, as the UK becomes the first country to introduce such laws.
News categories: UK Government, Digital TV, Regulation, Set Top Box, Smart TV, UK

Vodafone UK and Three UK to merge
Jun 14, 2023 – Vodafone Group and CK Hutchison Group Telecom (CKHGT) have agreed to combine Vodafone UK and Three UK. Vodafone will own 51% of the combined business and CKHGT 49%.
News categories: Vodafone, CK Hutchison, Margherita Della Valle, Ahmed Essam, Canning Fok, Robert Finnegan, 5G, MandA, UK

DTG plans ‘Secure by Design’ scheme to strengthen cyber security in TV products
Sep 12, 2019 – The Digital TV Group (DTG) has announced plans to launch a cyber security conformance scheme. The aim of the scheme is to provide consumers and retailers with the confidence that their connected devices are protected against cyber-attacks.
News categories: Digital TV Group, Richard Lindsay-Davies, Dr Ian Levy, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, UK

UK outlines scheme to tackle TV interference from 4G services
Jul 10, 2012 – The UK government has set out terms for a £180 million scheme to help the 900,000 digital terrestrial television (DTT) homes that communications regulator Ofcom estimates will be affected when 4G is introduced in the country next year.
News categories: Ofcom, 5G, Digital TV, Mobile, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Terrestrial, UK

Deloitte Digital Index: tracking the pace of digitisation in the UK for the first time
Jun 4, 2008 – Deloitte has launched the Deloitte Digital Index, measuring, tracking and anticipating changes in the consumer take-up of digital products and services in the UK.
News categories: Deloitte, Broadband, Digital TV, DVD, Market Research, Mobile, Optical Disc Recorder, Streaming, Terrestrial, UK