Video over IP Applications - Linear IPTV
What is Linear-TV?
Linear-TV is the tradional way of receiving TeleVision and Radio content 'over Air' (Terrestrial), Cable (CATV) or Satellite (SMATV).
All of these are finally transmitted via single copper - cables: COAX. - Today it is still RF-Transmission but the content is digital
The Television consumer is watching what's actual offered: Linear from the source.
Linear IPTV is the method avoiding to distribute the RF TV signals by COAX but using existing Ethernet's (or even WiFi) based on Internet Protocols.