IIF now considering Internet-sourced content
July 15, 2009
The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) has announced that the mission of its IPTV Interoperability Forum (IIF) will be expanded to include the standardised delivery of Internet-sourced content over an IPTV network. Until this time, the IIF has concentrated on delivery of a TV service over a managed IP network.
The IIF is a leading IPTV standardisation body, with more than 25 participating companies representing diverse IPTV-related interests. The IIF is unique in that it is both transport-technology and access-device agnostic. Materially, this means the IIF develops video-enabling data structures and standardised session flows that can navigate diverse networks, and be used on a variety of platforms.