The FOKUS IPTV Service Control
) is responsible for service accessibility and is managing incoming user requests for Linear TV and Video on Demand. The system provides services for authorization during IPTV session initiation, session modification and for forwarding requests to the hosting Content Delivery Network (CDN) infrastructure. IPTV session information is used for targeted advertisement, charging and billing, user tracking or interactive services.
In addition, the application is responsible for:
User Tracking & Monitoring
- aggregating (i.e. collecting and storing) requested IPTV service state information
- Managing Credit limit and credit control
Providing a 3rd party access API for
- targeted ad subsystem
- voting & polls
- content recommendation
The IPTV Service Control implements Open IPTV Forum’s R1 specifications for IPTV Control (OIPF Functional Architecture V1.2) and ETSI TISPAN IPTV Service Control Function (ETSI TS 182 027).The IPTV SC is implemented as a converged SIP/HTTP Servlet as specified in JSR289 and can be deployed on any solution in compliance with this specification.