Over the last decade, the growth of satellite service, the rise of digital cable, and the birth of HDTV have all left their mark on the television landscape. Now, a new delivery method threatens to shake things up. A more powerful dimension is yet to take the world of entertainment by storm! Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) has arrived, and backed by the deep pockets of the telecommunications industry, and it's poised to offer more interactivity and bring varity to the entertainment options.
Internet Protocol Television or IPTV as it is more commonly known provides television content over a data network to multiple users.
Unlike conventional systems, IPTV distribution system provides high quality, digital TV over an Ethernet network using Internet Protocol (IP). Both digital satellite and terrestrial channels can now be broadcast directly to set top box then to a TV.