Reducing Channel-Change Times with the Real-Time Transport Protocol
Service providers are continually increasing the number of TV channels they offer their subscribers. Despite digital video recorders' widespread use, the consumption of linear TV content has continued to increase as more channels become available. Recent data collected from a major cable TV deployment in the US show that viewers change channels on average 25 times a day. The data also show that some viewers change the channel almost every minute and others several times a minute during peak channel-change times, such as at the top of the hour. As channel line-ups get richer, we could very well observe increasing channel-change frequencies.
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