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Summary Table

Test suite Current version Notes End of life of previous version
RF performance table As D-Book 12 Target performance figures determined by DTG RF Sub-group. 01/07/2018
Freeview UK DTT SI/PSI 12.00 3 bug fixes, 2 change requests Version history 30/06/2020
Freeview UK MHEG 10.00 No issues requiring test suite update Version history 30/06/2020
Freeview UK Digital TV Recorder (DTR) 12.00 1 bug fix, 1 change request Version history 30/06/2020
Freeview UK Target Region Descriptor (TRD) 11.00 No issues requiring test suite update Version history 30/06/2020
Freeview UK SD Linear Services 10.00 No issues requiring test suite update Version history 30/06/2020
Freeview UK DTT Active Format Descriptor (AFD) 10.00 Included in SD Linear Services Test suite N/A
Freeview UK Network Change Descriptor (NCD) 12.00 2 bug fixes Version history 30/06/2020
Freeview UK HD SI/PSI 12.00 1 bug fix, 1 change request Version history 30/06/2020
Freeview UK SI/PSI Application Information Table (AIT) 12.00 1 bug fix, 2 change requests Version history 30/06/2020
Freeview UK HD MHEG 10.00 No issues requiring test suite update Version history 30/06/2020
Freeview UK HD Linear Services 12.00 1 bug fix Version history 30/06/2020
Freeview UK HEVC Linear Services 12.00 2 bug fixes, 1 change request Version history 30/06/2020
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