The DVB needs to regain the total support of broadcasters in order to recapture the success of the 1990’s.
The DVB has announced that Greg Williams, the executive editor of Wired UK, will deliver the keynote speech at DVB World 2013.
DVB World 2010 – Lisbon: The number of HD channels is expected to increase threefold by 2013, according to satellite operator SES.
DVB World 2010 – Lisbon: Commercial requirements for the introduction of 3DTV are divided between the needs of pay-TV operators and free-to-air broadcasters.
DVB World 2010 – Lisbon: The former head of the DVB Project Office has questioned the ability of the organization to build product profiles around its technologies.
DVB World 2010 – Lisbon: Christoph Schaaf, the chair of the DVB-C2 technical module and head of new technologies at Kabel Deutschland, has said the cabler plans to use the new DVB-C2 transmission system for on demand and high definition services.
DVB World 2010 – Lisbon: Russia’s four-stage plan to switch to all digital broadcasting is well underway, with new regional networks currently being deployed in Kursk, Moscow and region, St. Petersburg and region and Kaliningrad. Analogue switch off is scheduled to complete in 2015.
DVB World 2010 – Lisbon: Online TV is increasingly being dominated by broadcasters controlling access to their content, rather than making it available to third party sites, according to Screen Digest’s Ben Keen.
DVB World 2010 – Lisbon: Brian Lenz, BSkyB’s director of product design and TV product development, has revealed that the technical glitches that dogged the launch of the Sky Player on Xbox last October were down to a serious under-estimation of demand.