Radiocommunication broadcasting, including vision, sound, multimedia and data services principally intended for delivery to the general public.
- 23 January 2017 - Revised Question ITU-R 142-2/6 was approved by correspondence.
- 23 January 2017 - One new Recommendation, ITU-R BS.2102-0 (Allocation and ordering of audio channels to formats containing 12-, 16- and 32-tracks of audio ) and two revised Recommendations, ITU-R BT.1852-1 (Conditional-access systems for digital broadcasting) and ITU-R BT.2075-1 (Integrated broadcast-broadband system) were approved by simultaneous adoption and approval by correspondence (PSAA) procedure.
- 28 October 2016 - ITU-R Study Group 6 (SG 6) approved a new Handbook on
Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting Networks and Systems
Implementation.The Handbook will be published soon.
The Handbook is designed to provide assistance in technical and service issues such as networks and systems, audiovisual quality and quality of transmission as well as on other issues of interest for the introduction of digital terrestrial TV broadcasting (from multimedia systems to UHDTV) in different countries. The Handbook takes into account progress and convergence of technologies, different environments for production, primary and secondary distribution of broadcast programs as well as experiences in providing quality of service for DTTB.
The new Handbook compliments earlier published ITU-R Handbook on digital terrestrial television under the title
Digital terrestrial television broadcasting in the VHF/UHF bands as well as
ITU-D Guidelines for the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting.