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Comparison of network architectures for the provision of symmetric multimedia services
Author(s): Antonella Gilardi; Roberto Vercelli
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Paper Abstract

Although today the focus within the broadband communications framework is mainly on data communications for business customers and asymmetric services for residential customers (e.g. VoD) the interest for new services is growing. The paper considers broadband multimedia symmetric services for residential customers and provides examples of their possible use. Four network architectures for supporting such services are then illustrated and a comparison is made among them in order to underline the related main points of strength and weakness.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 January 1996
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2615, Integration Issues in Large Commercial Media Delivery Systems, (3 January 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.229202
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Antonella Gilardi, Sirti SpA (Italy)
Roberto Vercelli, Sirti SpA (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2615:
Integration Issues in Large Commercial Media Delivery Systems
Andrew G. Tescher; V. Michael Bove, Editor(s)

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