There are now many ways in which television material can be delivered these days. One method that is set to make a huge impact is IPTV. As the name indicates, IPTV, or Internet Protocol Television, is based around the use of Internet Protocol, and this means that the service tends to be used in conjunction with telecommunications services of which broadband internet lines are the most widely used, although any service that can carry packet data can be used.
IPTV has many advantages. It provides a potentially lucrative market in view many telecommunications providers are looking keenly at the possibilities of providing new services and generating new revenue streams. This means that in the years to come IPTV seems certain to become a major player in the entertainment market.