Chapter 3. Broadcasting Meets the Internet

  1. Lars Tvede1,
  2. Peter Pircher2 and
  3. Jens Bodenkamp3

Published Online: 5 OCT 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0470841893.ch3

Data Broadcasting: Merging Digital Broadcasting with the Internet, Revised Edition

Data Broadcasting: Merging Digital Broadcasting with the Internet, Revised Edition

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Author Information

  1. 1

    The Fantastic Corporation, Zug, Switzerland

  2. 2

    The Fantastic Corporation, San Francisco, USA

  3. 3

    ETF Group Deutschland GmbH, München, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 OCT 2001
  2. Published Print: 15 JUL 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471485605

Online ISBN: 9780470841891

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Keywords:

  • point-to-point communication;
  • point-to-multipoint communication;
  • acknowledgement process;
  • TCP/IP;
  • UDP/IP;
  • eco-system (of data broadcasting)

Summary

The chapter builds on the two previous chapters to define why and how broadcasting and the Internet must converge:

  • Defining the essential differences between broadcasting and the two-way Internet

  • How broadcasting and the Internet each how their unique strengths

  • None of the media can solve all challenges in isolation – but a converged media can

  • The commercial eco-system of data broadcasting