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Internet online television is sometimes referred to as Internet TV, Online TV, Web
TV and even (although incorrectly) as IP TV. Internet Online TV is television
distributed via the Internet.
In the past, television was only distributed by cable, satellite, or terrestrial
(broadcast antenna) systems. Year upon year, internet connections speeds and
techonlogy advancements have increased the speed decreased the cost of broadband
internet. It has become increasingly common to find traditional television
content accessible legally over the Internet. In addition to this, new Internet-only
television content has appeared. These internet only channels are only available
through online tv services.
Internet television utilizes the highspeed residential internet connections, such
as cable modems, DSL and newer generation wireless, to deliver tv channels and increasingly
large target audience. Sources of Internet TV can be free, subscription-based,
one time fee-based, or supported by advertisements. The barriers to wider adoption
of Internet television in the past have been due soley to technology and internet
speed (bandwidth) limitations. The bandwidth issue primarily meant that tv streams
were using low bandwidth. Low bandwidth resulted in poor online tv quality.
Internet television is becoming more pervasive. Online television companies
have made efforts to either gather channels and bundle them together through their
software or act as a TV channel service.
Online television is unregulated, so there are less taxes. Online television
is also much more competitive than satellite or cable because of the low company
Yes, you can get all the same channels that are available via satellite or cable.
HBO, Cinemax, Pay-per-view and all the rest are available but you will want to check
to make certain that the service/software you pick has these. Mostly these
type of channels are found with services that charge a monthly fee.
Check your options and don't be afraid to buy a service or software package.
There are no commitments. If you don't like the service, most have a money
back guarantee and you can move on and try the next online tv service.