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Television on the Internet

28.6.2006 by Mother Superior

I read an interesting research paper on The Register entitled IPTV/VoD: The fall of content's kingdom this week and have been thinking about it a fair bit. IPTV will almost certainly be the way to watch TV programmes on your computer - or TV through a hard drive box before too long. But there's a conflict thus far between the programme makers and the ISPs/telcos because one can't do it well without the other and this kind of bandwidth doesn't come cheap. The paper talks about the need to offer better alternatives to piracy and the difficulties facing the big…