Just as Voice over Net Protocol VoIP altered the telecom sector by breaking through to give the people cheap/free phone conversation over the internet, a shiny brand-new technology is mosting likely to shake up the TV industry round the globe. They call it IPTV or Web Protocol Television. It is the distribution of Television online or even more specifically Broadband Web. As Broadband markets all over the world expand, television over the Internet is no more a far-off desire but a resounding fact. In India Reliance Communication Ventures is aiming to start IPTV solutions by the end of 2006. Software application huge Microsoft and interactions major Cisco Solutions Inc. have likewise talked just recently in support of the Reliance venture in India.

We likewise listen to that the celebrity Team is functioning together with Hong Kong based Pacific Century Cyber Functions PCCW on IPTV. Of program for the Indian market which is simply concerning prepared to leap on to its newest character in Straight to Home DTH TV, chatting concerning the following large thing may seem a little bit cheeky. The one large apparent advantage of IPTV is that due to the fact that naturally it is runs over the active tool of the Web it makes TV absolutely interactive as well as two methods. The audiences could now see just what reveal they want when and so forth. Bringing both mediums with each other this brand-new innovation promises to unlock the true capacity of both the Net and Television.

IPTV could be obtained on a computer system or by utilizing a set-top box linked to a broadband Internet connection. Believe it or otherwise there have to do with 1200 IPTV channels already operating around the world today. MPEG-4 H. 264 is going to be the most preferred choice of video clip compression made use of for transmitting over the Internet, as against the earlier made use of MPEG-2 style. You nevertheless would at least require a 700kbps connection to obtain decent quality video clip also when making use of the MPEG-4 codec. Presently few households in India have that type of Web access also in the Metros. Having said that with Broadband prices being lowered monthly as well as speeds being bumped up by ISP is this bandwidth issue could quickly be solved. If you are one of the fortunate couple of that does get to connect to an IPTV service in India Enjoy! For the remainder people, we will need to use a little Dish on the roof covering.