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Method or protocol to sent data from one computer to another.
Each computer on Internet has at least one IP address that is unique.
It divides data in little chunks called as Packets containing the destination computer’s address and the origin computer’s address.
A packet is sent fist to gateway computer and the to the destination address and so forth.
TCP (transmission control protocol) takes care of this transfer of data.
A package deal to contain the voice , broadband Internet and television i.e
REQUIREMENT FOR IPTV
A Television Set
A Set Top Box
An Internet service provider
If telcos owns the network from end to end then it is beneficial as all the control are in one hand so less problems.
Digital Broadcast TV: The initiation of higher-speed DSL technology such as ADSL2, ADSL2+ and VDSL.
More Channels: IPTV consumers get the freedom over what they want to see and it offers the potential of practically “UNLIMITED” channels.
Video on Demand (VOD): It is a service which provides television program per the demands of the subscribers i.e. increasing the interactivity.
Anywhere Television Service: IPTV can be viewed where ever there is a access of internet. The user first time gets connected by getting a temporary Internet address from the data network, after that it uses the registered address given by ITVSP.
Global Television Channels: IPTV channels are beamed through the Internet and hence can be viewed anywhere across the globe.
Personal Media Channels: User is allowed to view media from different sources such as video or music and stored for the family or future use in the personal channel allotted to them in IPTV.
Addressable Advertising: The user is scrutinized by their taste and their profiles are associated with the respective program they watch and according to that profile only the selected advertisements are shown to them which fall in their taste, hence generate more revenue to the companies.
Multicast: This is used to conserve bandwidth in the core and access network by delivering a single video stream if only a particular channel is viewed at a particular place by most of the time and users.
Education: The content to be studied or taught is put on the IPTV which helps the students to learn and get the lessons according to their convention and also to the instructor as it resolves the major problem of scheduling the lecturers. Even these recordings can be used in future for further use.
FLAWS IN IPTV
Packet Loss and delays if the connection is not fast.