Bringing IPTV to the Market through Differentiated Service Provisioning

  • Cathryn Peoples University of Ulster School of Computing and Information Engineering Coleraine, Northern Ireland BT52 1SA
  • Petre Dini Cisco 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134 USA
  • Sally McClean University of Ulster School of Computing and Information Engineering Coleraine, Northern Ireland BT52 1SA
  • Gerard Parr University of Ulster School of Computing and Information Engineering Coleraine, Northern Ireland BT52 1SA
  • Michaela Black University of Ulster School of Computing and Information Engineering Coleraine, Northern Ireland BT52 1SA

Abstract

The world of telecommunications continues to provide radical technologies. Offering the benefits of a superior television experience at reduced long-term costs, IPTV is the newest offering. Deployments, however, are slow to be rolled out; the hardware and software support necessary is not uniformly available. This paper examines the challenges in providing IPTV services and the limitations in developments to overcome these challenges. Subsequently, a proposal is made which attempts to help solve the challenge of fulfilling real-time multimedia transmissions through provisioning for differentiated services. Initial implementations in Opnet are documented, and the paper concludes with an outline of future work.

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Published
2006-07-01
How to Cite
PEOPLES, Cathryn et al. Bringing IPTV to the Market through Differentiated Service Provisioning. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS COMMUNICATIONS & CONTROL, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 3, p. 61-69, july 2006. ISSN 1841-9844. Available at: <http://univagora.ro/jour/index.php/ijccc/article/view/2295>. Date accessed: 30 sep. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.15837/ijccc.2006.3.2295.

Keywords

Transport layer, real-time communication, QoS, multimedia protocols, reconfigurable stacks, Opnet simulation