Here is another good introductory article (with quite a headline). This one is about some of the killer apps we can expect out of IPTV. It’s an interesting (albeit long) read, with a fun list of possibilities.
Elsewere, Comcast reported that video-on-demand orders increased 71 percent in 2005 — showing that demand for VOD is on the rise. The implications for IPTV are clear, as it will be based on the concept of VOD.
VOD in fact seems to be getting a lot of attention. Most recently DirecTV announced the launch of a broadband-based VOD service this week.
A roundup of broadband TV news is here