Multimedia Matters: Deliver IP Data, But Be Video Aware

Brown, Peter J.
April 2006
VIA Satellite;4/1/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p3
Market Research Report
This article explains that with IPTV maintaining quality of experience brings its own set of challenges and greater degree of emphasis on IP network management, operations support system and video quality of service. Ian Roy, vice president of product management at Netcracker Technology, likes to talk about the IP enablement of TV via satellite and the promise of convergence. From a network management system perspective, the shift to IPTV is spawning massive network rebuilds and big rollouts with new types of equipment. IPTV network management systems protect a much larger revenue stream, so immediate fault isolation, business impact analysis, preemptive problem solving and self-repair become much more critical.


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