IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) is a method where digital television services are sent on the internet by utilizing Internet Protocol. The video channels and programs have been delivered into the television sets via a broadband link, rather than being delivered via the traditional cable or broadcast formats. The video streams are encoded into string internet protocol packets and then carried out via the public internet means that can be obtained by anyone by using a set-top box along with a subscription for your service. IPTV is usually provided bundled using the VoIP and that the internet access that's called "Triple Play" service. This service is a comprehensive package which enables customers to view TV, browser the internet and creating a very long distance calls with the VoIP. This service is typically provided by a service supplier working with a closed network infrastructure.
IPTV services can be classified into three Major categories:
• Live TV, with or without interactivity regarding the current TV series;
• Time-shifted TV: catch-up TV (replays a TV series that has been broadcast hours or times ago), start-over TV (replays the present TV series from its start);
• Video on demand (VOD): navigate a catalogue of movies, not associated with TV programming.
• How does this function?
How IPTV Works
Internet TV, in simple terms, is audio and video delivered over an Internet connection. Additionally, it is called Internet protocol television, or IPTV. It is possible to view Internet TV on a computer screen, a TV screen (via a cloud-based box) or a mobile device like a cell phone or an iPod.