Last Friday Google posted an ad seeking software engineers with experience in content management systems, user interface development for content-rich applications, cable and IPTV headend systems and digital video technology in embedded systems. Google currently broadcasts video on the Web and on select cable networks, but IPTV would give the company an interactive platform. Ovum VP of wireless telecoms Roger Entner suggests that Google could become a distribution channel similar to AT&T and Verizon.
For more on Google's foray into IPTV:
- read InformationWeek's article