Definitions for "IPTV"
IP (Internet Protocol) television. Refers to the transmission of TV signal over IP-based networks, such as the Internet. IPTV expands TV coverage to more devices since it can be accessed by standard TV that is equipped with an adapter, IPTV receiver, PC, PDA, mobile phone, and other Internet devices. IPTV enables more control over the programming and integration with other Internet-related services. Also see Triple Play.
Television and/or video signals are distributed to subscribers or viewers using a broadband connection over Internet Protocol.
Internet Protocol Television (Cisco)