Definition - What does IP Datacasting mean?
Techopedia explains IP Datacasting
IP datacast networks provide indoor coverage support for devices with small/built-in antennas. IP datacasting brings in a number of benefits for operators, content providers and consumers. For operators, it is an efficient and cost-effective way to reach out to a large audience. For content providers, IP datacasting not only helps in creating new business opportunities, especially for new products, but also opens innovative ways to reach a larger mass of consumers. For consumers, IP datacasting provides uninterrupted service spanning different access networks and also provides a new way to access various services with the help of different terminals.
IP datacasting is well suited for:
- Distance learning and training
- Enterprise content delivery
- Packaged services
- Pay-per view
- File downloads