Mechanisms for service discovery and selection for IPTV services
|Publication Date:||1 April 2015|
This Recommendation describes the mechanisms for service provider discovery, service discovery and selection for Internet protocol television (IPTV) services. The mechanisms enable IPTV terminal devices to provide the end-users with effective ways to discover and select IPTV services. The expected types of IPTV services using service discovery information include linear television (TV) and video-on-demand, etc.
This Recommendation identifies service discovery metadata elements and attributes providing information concerning service providers and contents/services, and its delivery protocols covering both unicast and multicast transport mechanisms.