Zetacast is a UK based technology consultancy company with an international focus, founded in 2002. Our Directors and Senior Consultants are all well-recognised figures with extensive experience in the industry. Additional resource, matched to the needs of specific projects, is provided by technology and policy specialists drawn from our network of experienced and trusted consultants.



Zetacast provides a range of technology and policy support services relating to media, communications and broadcasting. These services include representation in standardisation bodies and industry groups, advice on regulatory and policy issues, analysis of technology and market developments, support in designing system architecture, performing system integration and project management.



Zetacast maintains a pool of technology and policy specialists, giving you access to the skills you need at the time that you need them. We stay up-to-date with the latest technological and legislative developments, which you may have neither the time nor the appetite to interpret. Our independent status ensures that we always give unbiased advice on how this ever-changing landscape will affect your products or services.

News Headlines

Zetacast at IBC, Amsterdam

As usual in September, Zetacast was at IBC, the International Broadcasting Convention.

On 16 September Zetacast was pleased to support the Amsterdam launch event for the MC-IF, the Media Coding Industry Forum, as one of the initial members.  For more information on MC-IF, see

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MPEG 123, Ljubljana

MPEG 123 Ljubljana

Zetacast participated in the 123rd meeting of MPEG, held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 16 to 20 July 2018.

At this meeting MPEG issued a Call for Evidence for compression technology in neural networks, which will be evaluated in terms of compression efficiency, runtime and memory consumption.

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Game Console VA, Brussels


Zetacast was pleased to support Microsoft at the meeting of the Steering Committee of the Game Console Voluntary Agreement on 5 June 2018. The Steering Committee includes representatives from the European Commission and the three industry signatories: Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony Computer Entertainment.

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Featured Publications

DVB Scene 42 100x100

Promising Efficiency -
Working with HEVC

DVB Scene 42
Ken McCann
September 2013

EGG2012 100x100

Ecodesign Self-Regulation:
a Price Too High?

Sheila Cassells, Adriana Mattei
August 2012

Technical Evolution of DTT 100x100

Technical Evolution of the DTT Platform

Report by Zetacast,
Commissioned by Ofcom
January 2012
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