Selling IP video

Brown, Karen
June 2005
CED;Jun2005, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p29
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the issues related to the IP network technology. Cable operators find this technology a tough sell. A uniform improvements to MPEG video transmission systems and the massive legacy set-top base indicate that there is no compelling need for MSOs to buy into an IP video conversion. But, there are some new services and enterprise applications which may compel cable operators to turn to IP video, and the next generation of cable modem termination systems under the emerging DOCSIS 3.0 spec may at least set the technical groundwork for more IP video in the future.


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