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Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV
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Avoid These Pitfalls When Converting Cable TV to IPTV

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Planning to convert your school or district's cable TV to IPTV? Here are some potential pitfalls to avoid.

Planning to convert your school or district's cable TV to IPTV? Here are some potential pitfalls to avoid.

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  • 1. K-12…Converting Cable TV to IPTV? Avoid These Pitfalls
  • 2. Cable TV to IPTV Conversion Moves Cable TV from your RF Cable system. To Your Network.
  • 3. Saves $$$ on…• Infrastructure• Maintenance• Personnel and SupportWhy?One network system instead of two!
  • 4. Simplifies...Classroom Technology
  • 5. Improves…Options & Flexibilityfor Teachers
  • 6. Provides...Control overChannel Selection
  • 7. Most Common Pitfalls…• Network not multicast capable• Expecting too much from wireless• Converting too many channels• Imbalance between file quality and available bandwidth• District vs. Individual School
  • 8. Multicast is Critical…• Multicast eases bandwidth usage• Every switch: multicast capable• Every setting: checked• Maximum bandwidth confirmed
  • 9. Wireless Expectations• Upgrade to 802.11n• Other versions don’t have the bandwidth• Wireless is not able to deliver multicast• Some vendors do multicast to unicast conversion to improve deliverability• Next generation 802.11ac will approach gigabit speeds
  • 10. Converting too Many Channels…• No need to convert 50 or 60 channels• Pick and Choose• Focus on “educationally appropriate”• Limit channels with no value• Most schools choose 4 – 12 channels• Too many channels eats bandwidth
  • 11. Quality vs. Bandwidth…• Streaming at too high of a bitrate creates very large files• Look to balance quality versus available bandwidth to avoid slowing your network
  • 12. District vs School• It’s really WAN vs LAN• WAN approach centralizes Cable TV• Also impacts WAN bandwidth• Local approach limits TV to each School• Provides local and grade level options• Easier to do live video announcements• Local means no impact on WAN
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