Video on demand represents the changing face of media consumption in first-world countries. For decades, television programming and live content has been provided by an oligopoly of broadcasting companies who decided what would be shown and when. 

The advent of high-speed internet access has created new channels of distribution and allowed an entirely new model of media consumption to flourish. In the world of video on demand (or VOD), customers either view content for free through a web portal, or pay for unlimited access to a database of media files through a proprietary interfac

In this ebook you will learn what VOD consists of:

  • Availability and bandwidth requirements
  • Software and hardware interface
  • Platforms and internet protocol data network
  • Resolution, marketing and live streaming
  • Original content and bit rates
  • Intellectual property and codecs
  • and much more