Member states of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have elected Doreen Bogdan-Martin of the US as the organisation’s next secretary-general.
Majority of countries support DTT access to UHF spectrum
Most countries in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Asia are planning to expand their DTT services, according to an early results of new survey […]
SRG to move to HEVC/H.265 on satellite
In the course of 2021, Swiss public broadcaster SRG plans to migrate the DTH satellite broadcast of its TV channels on Eutelsat Hotbird (13° East) to HEVC/H.265 in preparation for […]
Positive Results for EBU at WRC-19
The EBU says the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) has closed with positive results for its members.
ITU launches new report on AI in broadcasting
ITU has just published a new report that lays out how Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be used during the process of making and distributing television and radio content.
Stephan Heimbecher joins Imagine Communications from Sky Deutschland
US technology company Imagine Communications has appointed Stephan Heimbecher as its new international director of consulting services.
Houlin Zhao re-elected ITU secretary general
Member states of the ITU have re-elected Houlin Zhao of China as secretary general during the Union’s 20th Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-18) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Marinescu to join ITU
Catalin Marinescu, the president of the Romanian regulator ANCOM, will leave his post at the end of April and become the head of strategy at the ITU in early May.
Italy switches off harmful TV transmissions
Italy has completed the switch-off process of television broadcasting transmissions on 61 frequencies, the use of which had been causing harmful interference.
ITU announces new standard for HDR TV
ITU has announced a new standard for High Dynamic Range Television that represents a major advance in television broadcasting.