Internet Television

Internet Television

by Eli M. Noam
     
 

Assessing the current state of and future prospects for internet television, this volume describes the emergence of widely available individual broadband internet communications and their impact on internet TV. Sixteen papers by those working in the industry discuss infrastructural aspects, network business models and strategies, content, and the Americanization of… See more details below

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Assessing the current state of and future prospects for internet television, this volume describes the emergence of widely available individual broadband internet communications and their impact on internet TV. Sixteen papers by those working in the industry discuss infrastructural aspects, network business models and strategies, content, and the Americanization of the medium. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805843064
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Series:
European Institute for the Media Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Contributors
Introduction
1Internet Television: Definition and Prospects1
2Implications for the Long Distance Network9
3Television Over the Internet: Technological Challenges19
4Industry Structure and Competition Absent Distribution Bottlenecks31
5Business Models and Program Content61
6Broadcasters' Internet Engagement: From Being Present to Becoming Successful81
7Regulatory Concerns105
8The Challenges of Standardization: Toward the Next Generation Internet113
9Intellectual Property Concerns for Television Syndication Over the Internet143
10Internet Television and Copyright Licensing: Balancing Cents and Sensibility157
11Network Business Models and Strategies: The Role of Public Service Broadcasting173
12International Regulatory Issues179
13Audience Demand for TV Over the Internet187
14Content Models: Will IPTV Be More of the Same, or Different?205
15The Content Landscape215
16Will Internet TV Be American?235
Author Index243
Subject Index247

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