Bringing IPTV to the Market through Differentiated Service Provisioning

Cathryn Peoples, Petre Dini, Sally McClean, Gerard Parr, Michaela Black

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.


Keywords


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

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