The North American Broadcasters Association (NABA) and the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) have unveiled the stipulations for how file-based programmes should be delivered to broadcasters in the US.

Through joint NABA and DPP meetings, nine of the major North American broadcasters have agreed on a common file format, structure and wrapper for finished air-ready programmes, based on the AS-11 DPP specifi cation implemented in the UK in 2014. The transition is likely to begin over the next 12 months “on a selective basis”