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dc.contributor.author Roux, K
dc.date.accessioned 2007-11-15T09:30:08Z
dc.date.available 2007-11-15T09:30:08Z
dc.date.issued 2007-05
dc.identifier.citation Roux, K. 2007. Video-on-demand over satellite. IST-Africa 2007 Conference, Maputo, Mozambique, 9-11 May 2007, pp 8 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/1605
dc.description 2007: IST-Africa 2007 Conference, Maputo, Mozambique en
dc.description.abstract In countries where cable infrastructure is lacking, satellite communications is often the preferred alternative to reach the mass market. Interactive video-on-demand requires a large amount of bandwidth per subscriber, making it difficult to scale up to many subscribers in a satellite environment. In this article a method and system for interactive video-on-demand over satellite is proposed and evaluated. The Internet, mobile phone and other communication networks allow the modern business to receive feedback on its products and services more timely and interactively than was traditionally possible. This has lead to the personalisation of websites, marketing campaigns and profiling of users through personalisation techniques such as collaborative filtering. It is shown that by incorporating personalisation into the video-on-demand business model, it becomes possible to grow the number of users independent of the available bandwidth en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Video-on-demand en
dc.subject Bandwidth en
dc.subject Collaborative filtering en
dc.subject ST-Africa 2007 Conference, Maputo, Mozambique, 9-11 May 2007 en
dc.title Video-on-demand over satellite en
dc.type Presentation en


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