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The following information is intended to assist companies wishing to introduce DTT products into the UK market. The requirements are based on:

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The receiver testing carried out by DTG Testing is based on these requirements.

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Summary Table

Test suite Current version Notes End of life of previous version
RF performance table As D-Book 10 Target performance figures determined by DTG RF Sub-group. 01/07/2018
Freeview UK DTT SI/PSI 11.01 1 change request, 11 bug fixes
Version history
01/07/2019
Freeview UK MHEG 10.00 No bug fixes
Version history
01/07/2018
Freeview UK Digital TV Recorder (DTR) 11.00 1 bug fix
Version history
01/07/2019
Freeview UK Target Region Descriptor (TRD) 11.00 1 change request
Version history
01/07/2019
Freeview UK SD Linear Services 10.00 0 bug fixes
Version history
01/07/2018
Freeview UK DTT Active Format Descriptor (AFD) 10.00 Included in SD Linear Services Test suite N/A
Freeview UK Network Change Descriptor (NCD) 10.00 0 bug fixes
Version history
01/07/2018
Freeview UK HD SI/PSI 11.00 3 bug fixes
Version history
01/07/2019
Freeview UK SI/PSI Application Information Table (AIT) 11.01 1 change request, 1 bug fix
Version history
01/07/2019
Freeview UK HD MHEG 10.00 1 bug fix
Version history
01/07/2018
Freeview UK HD Linear Services 11.00 1 change request
Version history
01/07/2019
Freeview HD Active Format Descriptor (AFD) 10.00 Included in Freeview UK HD Linear Services Test suite 01/07/2018
Freeview NZ SI/PSI 2.60 Bug fix release, 7 issues fixed
Version history
31/12/2015
Freeview NZ MHEG 8.00 19 bug fixes
Version history
31/10/2016
Freeview NZ MHEG HD 8.00 21 bug fixes
Version history
31/10/2016
Freesat SI/PSI 9.10 25 bug fixes, 1 change request
Version history
12/08/2019
Freesat MHEG HD Extensions 7.80 15 bug fixes
Version history
03/03/2016
Freesat Linear Services 7.60 + 2019_Extensions 7.60 – 3 bug fixes

2019_Extensions – 5 new transport streams, 1 updated transport stream, 6 new test cases
Version history

03/03/2016
Freesat DTR 7.30 6 bug fixes
Version history
30/08/2014
Freeview NZ DTR 6.50 Bug fix release, 3 issues fixed
Version history
03/03/2014
Freesat MHEG 7.B0 4 bug fixes
Version history
03/03/2016
SA MHEG 8.10 18 bug fixes
Version history
31/10/2016
IRE MHEG 8.00 18 bug fixes
Version history
31/10/2016
SA MHEG HD Extensions 8.10 5 new tests and 32 bug fixes
Version history
31/10/2016
HbbTV App – Arqiva 101017 DTG FTP location:
/HbbTV MHEG Transition/Arqiva/Current Version/101017

Version history
01/01/2018
HbbTV App – BBC v5 DTG FTP location:
/HbbTV MHEG Transition/BBC/Current Version/HbbTV-August_2018-TransportStreams_v5-FVHD
Version history
24/08/2018
HbbTV App – DUK v6 DTG FTP location:
/HbbTV MHEG Transition/DUK/Current Version/V6
Version history
23/01/2018
HbbTV App – S&T v5.0.5 DTG FTP location:
/HbbTV MHEG Transition/S&T/Current Version/S&T_MTWG_9901_v5.0.5
Version history
11/05/2018
UK Linear Services HEVC 10.02 1 new test, 1 bug fix 01/07/2018