Content Transport Network Defined
Before going into the details of content transport networks, it is important to not lose sight of what we are trying to accomplish in terms of the end-to-end service required to support the program content food chain cycle. Figure 3-1 is representative of a framework for the current and foreseeable future.
This framework is intended to apply to digital radio and other forms of content carried by the Internet and listened to or displayed on desktop machines and handheld devices with wired or wireless connectivity. The notion behind this sketch is to add details about how the content moves within ...