[mythtv-users] IP TV support on the agenda?

Dean Collins Dean at collins.net.pr
Wed Jul 20 09:05:30 EDT 2005

Yep, it's going to be another bubble, so far I know of 6 being launched
in Australia in the next 6 months alone.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Micael Beronius
> Sent: Wednesday, 20 July 2005 8:41 AM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] IP TV support on the agenda?
> On Wednesday 20 July 2005 13.11, Marius Schrecker wrote:
> > Is this something that the individual ISP's are providing or are the
> > streaming services freely available? I've not yet been able to track
> down
> > much IPTV of interest.
> Basically, they are trying to be your complete supplier of broadband,
> and
> telephone using their infrastructure.
> Normally you pay for a bunch of channels, you get a box (similar to a
> cable/DVB box) and then get access to them. The channels are not
> encrypted,
> but they will only work on the IP addresses the ISP has allocated for
> on
> their local net.
> With something like VLC etc, you can watch the multicast streams on
> computer, so it is standard protocols.
>  - Micael

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