Architecture and Types of Internet-based Protocol Television (IPTV)
Types of IPTV Services are
1. Video on Demand(VOD)
2. Time-Shifted Demand
3. Tv On Demand
4. Near Video on Demand
5. Live Telivision
On the basis of network architecture of the service provider there are two types of IPTV architecture that is Centralized and Distributed
The centralized architecture is very simple, easy and good for networking as it provides very small VOD service deployment and has efficient Content Delivery Network (CDN).
The distributed architecture is scalable, it requires highly developed and brilliant content distribution technologies in order to make larger delivery of multimedia contents over service providers network.