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Overheard: IPTV vs Internet TV – What’s the difference?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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Internet TV
IPTV
Technology
Telecom
van_den_dam_rob2.jpg IPTV is a system where video content is transmitted in the form of IP-data packages over a closed secure network. The infrastructure is configured such that viewers can only receive the IPTV provider’s own TV-channels. IPTV focuses primarily on the TV-set in the living room, generally a wide-screen TV with high image quality. A Set Top Box (STP) is required to receive the signal.

Rob van den Dam, IPTV AND INTERNET TV DEVELOPMENT – Let the TV-battle begin

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