With the advent of broadband internet came the discovery and usage of multimedia content and videos. With the ability to have faster access to videos and resources, the Internet stands at a crossroads – capable of so much more then already possible. Fortunately, we now have the ability to watch television and videos online from the safety and convenience of our own homes.
There are many sites that allow visitors to watch videos at their comfort and choosing, and these are called videos on demand, while other such choices allow visitors to watch real live television channels using an ordinary browser and internet connection. We will discuss the various possibilities in this article.
Videos on Demand
Videos on demand are basically videos or other diverse media that can be watched, stopped and re-watched at any point in time according to the users preference. Formally, the content available in this format were limited, but now major broadcasters realize that the television is just one way to reach an audience. And the internet and computers can be used to gain a greater scope of audience. Here are just a few of the available choices:
ABC Online Australia (http://www.abc.net.au/)
ABC US (http://abc.go.com/)
CNN News Reel ([http://www.cnn.com/news])
NBC Innertube (http://www.nbc.com/)
Television on-line uses a similar system as videos on demand, but instead of static videos, it delivers a constantly changing and live like streaming of content and programs. There are a few sites offering these features, but again you have to be weary as some are scams. There are a few free ones, and three are ones that are asking users to pay for the very same free content. So I’ll list a few free ones here: