Suppose a person is an experienced content creator. He or she is still using the platform obtained years ago. He or she has created a library of videos. A person knows everything about enhancing and promoting them. But he or she completely forgot about another element of the whole ecosystem – an IPTV platform.
Yes, content is important. But it is better to enhance the service from all directions. You can attract more people by providing additional features and making a platform more convenient to use.
Companies developing IPTV solutions for operators are introducing more and more features that can help you improve your service. We have collected a list of them:
A platform owner decides whether the service will be in-cloud or on-prem. What does on-prem mean you can learn on the blog post.
Scalability allows you to handle rapid changes in user flow and workloads. It defines how well your system will react to changes and increased user demands. The platform’s ability to adjust capacity is important to meet the demands that change every time.
IPTV solution developers do a lot so that their customers have a scalable system.
If an IPTV platform owner has only a website with videos, it might be time to consider creating applications to cover more devices.
For instance, many people today don’t even care if they don’t have a laptop or a Smart TV. It is enough for them to have only a smartphone. And they use only those services that have applications for smartphones.
These people are the potential customers that you don’t cover.
Also, you let people decide what device to use when your platform can operate on different devices. Viewers choose the device that is convenient for them, which provides them a great experience after using your service.
Security is what needs to be constantly enhanced as malicious actors create new techniques to hack services and programs every day. Also, there are people who don’t want to pay for content. They prefer stealing it.
IPTV platform developers work on that. They created DRM (Digital Rights Management). It is a technology that controls access to your content so that nobody damages it. DRM protects your copyright holder’s rights.
It prevents unauthorized users from editing, saving, downloading, sharing, and somehow else using your video content. So, only users who paid for access can view it.
An IPTV service provider can also find that their platform cannot reach people worldwide. It is an important issue if you want to expand the business in the future.
CDN will help you deliver your video content worldwide and cover new markets. It will transmit your videos to end-users without latencies and with high quality. Consequently, customers will be more satisfied, and your revenue will grow.
IPTV solution developing companies mostly provide customers with some of the elements of IPTV platform infrastructure. It is better to find an end-to-end solution that will help you expand your business and increase revenue.