A new energy consumption model of IPTV storage and distribution provides insights into the optimal design of a VoD network. Energy consumption is minimized by replicating popular program material on servers close to users.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4256) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, network optimization
(060.4258) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, network topology
J. Baliga, R. Ayre, K. Hinton, and R. S. Tucker, "Architectures for Energy-Efficient IPTV Networks," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OThQ5.
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