Resources for digital devices and services

Find a range of meeting notes, consultation responses and reports from our Digital Devices and Services below.

 

Consultation responses 

 

Ofcom consultation on improvements to EPGs

Ofcom published a consultation on ways to make on-screen TV guides more accessible to visually impaired people. On-screen TV guides (known as electronic programme guides, or EPGs) help people plan their viewing and discover new programmes. Read techUK's recommendations.

DCMS Consultation on BBC Charter Renewal

techUK's response has been developed in consultation with our members and makes recommendations on how the BBC can best serve and support the content, distribution and device economies as we look forward to the next period of Charter starting in 2017.

House of Commons and House of Lords BBC Charter review inquiries

techUK has submitted responses to the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications and the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee.

BBC Trust's Consultation on a new framework for BBC content distribution

The BBC Trust launched a consultation seeking industry and audience views on a set of principles governing the BBC's approach to making its content and services on TV, radio and online widely available to audiences. The draft distribution framework covers the distribution of TV, radio and online services, including iPlayer and Red Button services, to any device used to access them including TVs, radios, PCs, tablets, games platforms, set top boxes, and mobile phones.

 

Meeting notes

 

GNSS receivers under the RED

Global Navigation Satellite Service (GNSS) receivers are covered by the New Radio Equipment Directive (RED). Ground based GNSS receivers must comply with the RED to continue to be placed on the European market. techUK held an event to discuss the implication on RED mainly on the GNSS receivers.

Presentation slides from the techUK-BIS session on Consumer Rights

Information on the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and its implementation.  

Radio Equipment Directive and European Standards

techUK Future Technologies Network, Communications Policy Council and ETSI hosted a free webinar to educate about the Radio Equipment Directive (RED) which replaces the Radio & Telecommunication Terminal Equipment Directive (RTTED).

 

Reports

 

Consumer Electronics Council - Director's Report

A copy of the Director's Report from our CE Council meeting held on 25 June 2015.

 


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