P2P TV

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P2P TV

(Peer-to-Peer TV) Transmitting live TV or on-demand TV using a peer-to-peer architecture, in which the receiving users also function as servers to others. P2P TV is the streaming counterpart of P2P systems such as BitTorrent. Users are watching the TV programs as they are being downloaded and temporarily stored for viewing rather than playing back video files after being downloaded and saved. See peer-to-peer network and Joost.
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Despite clear general trends, each nation displays its own unique preferences for example in December 2014, the US top three includedNetflix and YouTube, while South Korea was notable for peer-to-peer TV app AfreecaTV and home-grown search portal NAVER.
com becomes the first online peer-to-peer TV operator to receive China's SARFT video license and Olympic broadcasting rights