Architecture and Types of Internet-based Protocol Television (IPTV)

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IPTV is the Internet-based Protocol Television is utilized to convey television programs that are live on request. IPTV gives the watchers the additional benefit and accommodation of having the option to pick the program they need to watch at whatever point and any place they want to watch it from tuning into any Live TV shows that are being circulated presently. IPTV is a product which has reasonable cost and even replaces the traditional cables and satellite services for many of the families all over the world

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

IPTV architecture

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.