Many definitions of IPTV emerged, including primary streams over IP networks, transport streams over IP networks, and a number of proprietary systems. Although (in mid-2007) it is too early to say that there is a complete consensus on what exactly should broadcast TV broadcast mean.
One definition of consumer and television broadcasting via the Internet for transmission of a single program or multiple streams (MPTS) that are sourced by the same network operator that owns or directly controls the “other” inclination in consumer areas. This control of delivery enables quality assured of the services provided), and also allows the service provider to provide an improved user experience such as a guide to the best programs, interactive services etc.
In commercial environments, television broadcasts over the Internet are widely deployed to distribute live TV broadcasts, broadcast channels, video and video on demand (video on demand) material over a local or wide area network IP in infrastructure network, with quality controlled services.
The official definition adopted by the ITU Group focusing on Internet TV broadcasting (Telecommunication Standardization Sector G. Internet TV broadcasting) is as follows: “Internet TV broadcasting and multimedia services such as TV / Video / Audio / Text / Graphics are defined Delivering data over IP networks based on being able to provide the required level of quality of service, expertise, security, interaction and reliability.
Another official and more detailed definition of IPTV is one provided by the ATIS Exploratory Group over IPTV (ATIS is a member organization from the Telecommunication Standardization Sector) and before the year (2005): “IPTV is known to provide safe and reliable video subscribers Entertainment and related services, and these services may include, for example, direct TV, video on demand (video on demand) and interactive TV (channel) These services are provided via atheist access, switching the network packet that uses the IP protocol for voice and video transmission In contrast to video across the public Internet, with the spread of IPTV, network security and performance are tightly managed to ensure a superior entertainment experience, resulting in [the business environment for Cairo’s content providers, advertisers and consumers alike. ”