DTG Testing manages the UK Engineering Channel which is used for over-air downloads (OADs) to receiver software and interactive application testing for the Freeview, Freeview HD and Freesat services.
All major receiver manufacturers supplying the UK market have service agreements with DTG Testing for access to the Engineering Channel.
DTG Testing manages the scheduling of OADs to ensure that all manufacturers have access to the capacity available with little delay and adequate transmission durations.
To access the Engineering Channel OAD capacity, manufacturers need to be members of the Engineering Channel: How to join the Engineering Channel
Engineering Channel members can book an OAD slot by logging in to the Engineering Channel website