Submitted By:Geetika Dhawan 1708120 I.T (4th Year )
IntroductionIPTV (Internet Protocol Television) is defined as multimedia services such as television /video/audio/text/graphics/data are delivered using Internet protocol(IP) over a networkIPTV enables broadcaster to deliver high-quality video in conjunction with many advanced features like VoD (Video on Demand), games, Interactivity and Personalized services.
Introduction Facilitates Live Television, Time-Shifted Programming, and Content (or video) on demand. Also Known as ”TRIPLE-PLAY” service. Provisioning of High Speed Internet Access, Television and Telephone.
EXAMPLES TO IPTVVideo on Demand.Broadcast Television.Competitive TV services over managed IP networks with two way connection.
Why IPTV and not Internet TV ???• Equivalent to cable services but delivered via IP based secure channels based secure channels.• Carrier-Led controlled platform.• The consumer interacts directly with the operator/carrier.• An end to – end system or semi closed network
Advantages of IPTV Integration: Several services bundled and transmitted via single line hence cost is reduced. Switched IP: Efficient utilization of available bandwidth.Only the TV channel consumer chooses is piped in. Interactivity:Interactive services such as gaming ,e- shopping ,e-tution etc can be facilitated. Video on Demand (VoD): Allows consumer to request Movies at their convenience from any VoD server over the Internet.
Disadvantages of IPTV Quality of Service may reduce significantly due to loss of packets. Currently no support for HDTV.
Problems With IPTV Today even though most of the households have access to broadband many of those have to low bandwidth to get an acceptable quality of media. The networks have to be built so that End to End QOS can be guaranteed ,which is not the case with most of the networks. Set Top boxes are expensive
FUTURE PROMISES QUADRUPLE PLAY High Speed Broadband Internet Access +Television+Telephone+Wireless Service Provisions . Using WiMAX technology it is possible to transmit data at greater speeds and over long distances.
Conclusion IPTV enables broadband services providers provide “triple way to users” to takeover TV market and earn money IPTV offers you a advanced multi channel high definiton TV as well as on demand entertainment IPTV technology promises to give better and more contents available.