In the past, only television was the medium for entertainment and almost 90% of people in the world are using this platform. That time television was referred as TV sets which are used to watch television programs on those devices. Now, new technologies have brought a vast change in the television industry. It is more affordable and allows the user to watch any channel or program that they want at any time at any device. Today, Internet streaming is leading in the media and television industry. It also streams the content and helps in broadcasting the signals over the internet. The most common networks are Netflix, amazon prime provides videos, films in the lower prices. The Internet also affected the economy of cable TV. Internet streaming and its impact on television industry – Internet streaming not only affected the economy of cable and satellite TV but also provide many companies which allow you watching films and shows at lower prices such as Netflix, Hulu, chromecast, amazon prime etc. It brings convenience to the audience to watch television. It provides comfort and convenience for the user by allowing them to watch at their own pace and choice at any time. They can watch at any platform by comparing the cost in which they get the more affordable price. It brings new technologies for broadcasting the television signals like digital TV, DTTV, HDTV, VOD, IPTV etc. VOD allows the user to watch and download the video on their demand and IPTV is a subscriber based which transmit or receive the television signals over the internet by using internet protocol. It affected the economy of cable TV. IPTV providers ruling on 50% on television networks. When we compare the cable TV with the internet streaming, the internet television networks are much more reliable, cheaper and convenient to install. It helps to meet the needs of the user without limiting them to a particular place. It allows the user to watch shows or movies on any device such as computer system, television, tablets and even in mobile phones according to their comfort. Traditional television networks get affected by the bad weather and climate calamity but internet streaming does not affect with the bad weather and climate and not lose the connection. Conclusion Today, internet is playing a major role in every part of our lives and leading the entertainment industry. It provide many benefits and convenience to its user.
Internet protocol television abbreviated as IPTV. It is a system where television digital services are provided through internet by using internet protocol. It is a new technique of providing television services while previously it was transferred through cables and satellites. It is a subscriber based telecommunication program which is not only limited to television while it also provides services to other online equipment. It is stream based where the content can be downloaded immediately by the user. The service which is sign by the user gets through the set-up box and receives TV program as well as video on demand. Following advantages of IPTV over cable are – The first big difference is that cable TV was designed as the one-way broadcast system. All the programming which are available is transferred from the central head through a fiber cable which runs to the neighborhoods. Internet protocol TV is better than satellite or cable TV because it requires a lot less appliance to start a connection. Only you need a system or an internet connection to start a connection. It provides a number of thousands of channels which you can watch. Internet protocol television is much less crowded and obstructed than cable. The signals are transferred and function on independent networks, hence there is no scope for loss of connection or signal due to congestion of wires. The method of broadcasting the content through internet protocol is much easy and better than satellites and cables. In cable TV you need cables and setup box to install. Here you don’t need any cables and installation. You just need an internet connection and a system or television. In bad climate and weather, internet protocol TV has fewer chances to lose connection. Its functions on internet connection and is not affected by any bad weather or calamity while cable or satellite TV gets affected by bad weather or any climate calamity and you lose the connection. Traditional methods of broadcasting such as satellite and cable used a sophisticated system called DOCSIS to broadcast the content. It divides the cable and fiber bandwidth into 6-MHz while internet protocol TV used the two-way system in which video gets encrypted and compressed into IP packets which are sent through an internet connection. Conclusion Internet protocol television is a self-install model which anyone can watch through computer screen, television, and even in a mobile device. It is much more efficient than cable and satellite network