IPTV (Internet Protocol Television)
IPTV, also referred to as Internet Protocol Television, refers to a service that delivers television programming via the TCP/IP suite over a network infrastructure. The fact that you’re able to view your favorite shows and movies on the internet is made possible by internet protocol television (IPTV).
So IPTV stands for Internet Protocol Television – but it can also be extended beyond just streaming television. IPTV also stands for multimedia content such as audio, text, video, images – which is transferred over the IP network. An IPTV connection is known as a high-quality and stable connection that generally uses services such as Live Television, Video On Demand (VOD) and Interactive Television. Add a soundbar and you have your own home cinema set at home. The transfer is therefore done via the IP address of the device. An IP address identifies a computer, or in this case, the receiver, IPTV that is connected to the Internet. Every device connected to the internet – has a unique code.
What can I do with IPTV and an IPTV Box?
It is possible to watch all your favorite programs in the highest quality with IPTV. But you can also watch whenever you want. It is often possible to use interactive television. So you can decide for yourself when you watch an episode, whether you stop it, whether you fast-forward, etc. In addition, you often have access to many channels. In some cases even thousands of channels! Nowadays there are more and more channels that offer 4K resolution. Even channels in a resolution of 8K. With IPTV you have a wide range of channels that offer these two resolutions. So let’s take a look at everything you can do with IPTV:
- Many channels
- Highest quality
- Watch when you want
- Interactive Television
- Playing games
- Download and use apps
What do I need to watch IPTV?
To watch IPTV, you need a subscription or provider. We will explain the difference between them later. In general, providers that offer IPTV signals, especially ADSL and fiber optic providers. In addition, you also have an IPTV decoder, either: IPTV receive or IPTV box. Most providers that offer IPTV also provide a decoder. You also need an ADSL or fiber optic modem. And finally a television. It is a misconception that you should absolutely need a Smart TV. Connecting an IPTV Box is almost the same as connecting an Android TV Box.
- IPTV subscription or IPTV provider
- IPTV receiver
- ADSL or fiber optic modem