A Guide to IPTV and Internet TV
Tim Burners' Lee is acknowledged as starting the revolution via his creation of the World Wide Web (WWW) and responsible for assisting in the seven layer OSI Internet Protocols. Internet Protocol TeleVision (IPTV) is another application of the WEB and utilising broadband also called Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) transmission technology to broadcast for example Video-on demand, Digital Television and Video conferencing. The DSL standard was designed to offer streaming services, such as Video on Demand films and voice to the consumer. DSL networks are generally multicast systems.