Along with all of the other line-blurring going on in the IPTV sector, there also is the future consideration that more consumer video content eventually will be stored in and delivered from the IP cloud. Cloud computing is one of the hottest concepts in telecom right now, and though usually mentioned in regard to enterprise networks, cloud concepts could broaden to encompass other content distribution models. Still, with content rights matters clouding (ha!) the issue, as well as other hurdles, there could be a ways to go.
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