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

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Wed Jul 20 14:04:50 EDT 2005

On Wednesday 20 July 2005 11:22, Joe Votour wrote:
> I saw an article late last week about Time Warner
> offering IPTV to their customers in San Diego.  It was
> just a duplicate of their regular cable offerings. 
> The big DSL providers (i.e. SBC here in the U.S.) will
> likely be the first ones to offer it, since they don't
> have any analog cable bandwidth to speak of.  (Could
> be that Time Warner is trying to beat SBC to the
> punch.)
> IPTV support as a whole is a good thing for the
> industry, but it will definitely have some growing
> pains.  A lot of the existing infrastructure isn't
> designed for the bandwidth and routing that it will
> require.
> Nonetheless, it will be nice when it comes in.

Sort of related, CNN is running a story on the possibility of 100 Mbit/s 
ethernet over cable broadband in the market as early as 2006.



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