IPTV: The quiet rise of an underrated technology

Reeder, Stephen
February 2005
CED;Feb2005, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p25
Trade Publication
Reports on Internet Protocol television (IPTV), a technology that allows customers to order programs and films through the television interface, pay for them and watch them immediately with full trick mode; Uniqueness of the interactive form of video-on-demand to IPTV due to the point-to-point nature of the virtual connection between the customer and the headend; Use of IPTV for the delivery of gaming-on-demand, a service available to telecommunication companies.


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