To date, Digital Television has had varying degrees of success. Governments around the world want it to happen and some are setting ambitious dates for its introduction. dTV will mark a major change in television, not least because of the potential explosion of new channels that will be enabled. Our panel of experts will present on the current progress of DTV around the globe; looking specifically where the UK is currently & its first Analog switch-off trial in Wales; and how it will affect the BBC.
Intended for the broadest possible audience, this panel will bring you up to speed – vital if you work in television in the UK. The discussion will also conver the possible impact of both BBC and SKY having announced their intentions for free digital satellite services. Come along, get informed and get your questions answered.
DAVID HARBY, Consultant to Cabinet Office eGovernment Unit (formerly Office of the eEnvoy) to develop policy on DTV, Indigo Associates UK
ANDY TOWNEND, Controller of BBC Distribution
PETER MARSHALL, Technical Director, Digital Television Group
Chairman, SIMON PERRY, Digital-Lifestyles.info
This event has been organised by the London Centre of the Royal Television Society. Limited free tickets are available by providing a name and company/association to LondonCentre@rts.org.uk.
LWT, South Bank, London LondonCentre@rts.org.uk