Video on Demand

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Video on Demand

(communications)
(VoD) A planned system using video compression to supply programs to viewers when requested, via ISDN or cable.
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Browse 78 market data tables and 61 figures spread through 148 pages and in-depth TOC on "Video on Demand (VOD) Market by Solution (Pay TV, OTT, IPTV), by Delivery (TVOD, SVOD, NVOD), by Application (Entertainment, Education and Training, Video Kiosk, E-commerce, Digital Libraries), and by Geography - Global Forecast and Analysis to 2019"
Harmonic will provide the powerful digital infrastructure to run simultaneous cable and MMDS services to the entire country with a single bandwidth-efficient MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) headend, making it possible for CableNET to be the first operator in the Maldives to provide MPEG-4 SD and HD, nVOD and digital channel mosaic services.
Services launched by Optus included interactive gaming, shopping, NVOD, Walled Garden internet sites and mail applications.
Exclusive rights might be defined geographically, by platform, refer only to a specific transmission mode (VOD, NVOD etc.) and refer only to a subset of the supply of a given content provider.
They are geared toward achieving revenues from existing technologies such as cable TV and local telephone services, as well as providing the means to deliver future services such as near video on demand (NVOD), video on demand (VOD), and broadband online information services incorporating full-motion video such as Europe Online or Delphi.
On the other hand, Digital can consist of various rights: SVoD Affiliated and SSVoD OTT, NVoD, FVoD / Catch Up, TVoD, PPV, Electronic Rental, AVoD, Electronic Sell-Thru (EST) and IPTV.
He added, "With features ranging from Interactive EPG, PPV, NVOD, USB-PVR, first ever Single Tuner based Push VOD solution, Localised advertising, Information-services and games, operators will be able to increase ARPU to a new high and at affordable pricing-levels for the first time in Asia."
Basically, the demarcation line follows the well-known models of NVoD and VoD, at least as long as the former is made available only at time slots that are not so short as to be negligible.
Pay-per-view is considered to be near video-on-demand (NVOD).